Ely Shoshone Tribe Fandango
July 30 - August 1
On behalf of the Ely Shoshone Tribe and Marla Stanton, Ely Shoshone Tribe, our Powwow Director, we are excited to bring an amazing Head Staff for this year’s Powwow. This year’s Head Staff includes Tha Cree, Island Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada (Host Northern Drum), South Hill, Salt Lake City, UT (Invited Southern Drum), TBA (Emcee), and Rick Grant, Omaha from Nebraska but resides at Montezuma Creek UT (Arena Director). Lorren Sammaripa, Northern Paiute from Schurz Nevada, (Spiritual Leader). We are also incredibly honored to have our Head Dancers. Greg Phillips from Omaha Tribe, our Head Man Dancer. Melanie Phillips from Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone, our Head woman Dancer. Dylon Benally, Diné (Navajo) from Red Mesa, Ut, our Head Teen Boy. Gabrielle Appenay Shoshone-Bannock Fort Hall, ID, our Head Teen Girl.
The Ely Shoshone Powwow is a social event that is open to everyone. It’s a place to learn about Native culture and traditions, make new friends, eat some food, visit the vendors, and have a great time.