Poarch Creek Indian Pow Wow

Fayard is Miss Indian Alabama
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Emily Fayard, a first-generation Poarch Band of Creek Indians descendant, was recently selected by a panel of judges from the Alabama Indian Affairs Commission and Alabama Intertribal Council as Miss Indian Alabama 2019. The young beauty, chosen from among numerous entries by members of state or federally recognized Native American tribes in Alabama, is the daughter of Bryan and Candice Fayard of Flomaton. “We…
Poarch Pow Wow: A tradition
A tradition News Staff Report Poarch Band of Creek Indians will present the 48th annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow, an event designed to “capture the spirit of generations and celebrate the joy of life,” this Thursday and Friday (November 22-23). Gates will open at 10 a.m. both days, and visitors will be treated to dance exhibitions by members of the local tribe and several other tribes from within Alabama and elsewhere,…
PCI Pow Wow
Great dancing, great weather and great food made for an outstanding Poarch Creek Indian Pow Wow Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24. Thousands chose to spend Thanksgiving and the day after at the 47th Annual Pow Wow which offered entertainment and activities for the entire family. This year’s event featured 310 registered dancers. The gate count for Thursday was 9,221, and for Friday was 8,016.        …
PCI tribe hosts 47th annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow
The 47th Annual Poarch Creek Indian Thanksgiving Pow Wow will take place this Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation, 6477 Jack Springs Road, near Atmore. The public is invited to enjoy a brilliant display of authentic Native American dress and exhibition dancing by tribes from throughout the country. Performances of ancestral dancers in authentic dress are at the core of the festival, during…