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The UW Spring pow wow is an opportunity for everyone to broaden their perspectives.

Growing up Navajo, I often went to pow wows around me. However, I never had the opportunity to be a part of powwow planning. Given this opportunity to help organize a pow wow, I have learned a lot so far about Native culture. I have also been inspired to share this culture with the UW community. I believe it is imperative that all communities within UW share their culture in order to broaden everyone's cultural perspectives.

We are extremely appreciative for your support and thank you for being a part of our powwow! We hope to see you all soon!

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This campaign ended on Monday, Apr. 3, 2017

 

Powwow Purpose

The purpose of the Annual FN@UW Spring Powwow is to preserve the customs and traditions of the University of Washington Native American community and to promote cultural education and diversity on campus. FN@UW believes in creating a safe space for community gathering and cultural celebration. Our student group hosts the largest student- run event on campus, attracting thousands of both Native and non-Native community members.

 

Student Life

FN@UW is ran by both undergraduate andgraduate students of Native and Non-Native descent. We hold weekly meetings for Native students to socialize, eat food, and plan events. FN@UW often partners up with other Native organizations on campus for field trips and cultural educational activities. Our goal is to create a comfortable space for students and staff to bond, and offer cultural activities.




Expenses

Operating the Annual Powwow requires expansive manpower to organize and over $60,000 in financial support. Your generous donation will be used for the purchase of honorariums for the head staff involved in the event, venue expenses, and ancillary expenses related to promotion or the event. We would greatly appreciate your support.





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Uba Backonja

Gave $75.00

Rachel Kopel

Gave $25.00

Edward Lim

Gave $100.00

Cassandra Espinosa-Julian

Gave $95.86

Shelly Vendiola

Gave $25.00

Marcia Rutan

Gave $25.00

3 supporters have chosen not to be listed for "UW First Nations: The 46th Annual Spring Powwow".

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