Pawnee Indian Veterans
The Pawnee Indian Veterans Organization has honored service men and women since 1946 with the Pawnee Indian Veterans Homecoming and will continue the tradition though many dances designed to honor Native American culture and veterans from all military branches.
David D. EchoHawk, President
Pius Spottedhorsechief, Vice President
Ashley Ohman, Sec./Treasurer
Memorial Day Dance will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Pawnee Nation Campgrounds. The Pawnee Tribal Roundhouse is the alternate location in the event of rain. The flag raising will be at 7 am at the campground that day. The flag being used that day will be W. Jess Howell. Noon meal, BYOD/C with war dance to follow.
The Veterans Organization also invites anyone who would like to help place the Flags on Veterans graves at our cemeteries to please meet at the Pawnee campgrounds at 7 am on Memorial Day.
The Pawnee Indian Veteran’s 68th Annual Homecoming 2014 will be held on July 3-6, 2014. For more information, contact David D. EchoHawk at (c) 918-873-0499, (o) 580-723-4466, x169, firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for photos from the Pawnee Indian Veteran’s 67th Annual Homecoming 2013.
Photo caption: Judiki Moses crowns the new Homecoming Princess Anna Pratt., daughter of Nasharo Council Head Chief Warren Pratt, Jr. Photo by William Howell /reprinted with permission
Pawnee Nation featured on KTUL Channel 8's Good Morning Oklahoma
Channel 8 featured Pawnee Nation on the Good Morning Oklahoma show aired Thursday, June 20. PBC President Marshall Gover discussed the history and culture behind the Pawnee Indian Veterans Homecoming and Powwow. Pawnee Nation Nasharo Head Chief, Warren Pratt, Jr. and his children Cora and Adam also demonstrated the Southern Style War, Straight and Cloth Dances.
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Photo: Grass Dancers, Traditional Dancers and Fancy Dancers participate in a War Dance during the Pawnee Indian Veteran’s 66th Annual Homecoming 2012. Photo by Toni Hill
Video segment: Copyright Channel 8, KTUL.com. Used by permission for placement on the Pawnee Nation website, newsletter, e-mail notifications and Facebook page. All other duplications require prior permission by Channel 8, KTUL.com.
American War Mothers Pawnee Indian Chapter 12
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