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31st Annual

(NOTE: 29th, 2020 Annual and 30th, 2021 Annual cancelled due to COVID)

2022 Southern Paiute Veterans Pow-Wow

November 5th, Saturday, and November 6th Sunday, 2022
We Welcome Back
All of our Dancers, Drummers, Head Staff, Vendors!

The Public is Welcome and Invited to attend with FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING!!!!

Moapa Travel Plaza
Moapa Paiute Indian Reservation

On Interstate 15, exit 75 - Valley of Fire (Approx. 20 minutes North of Las Vegas)


In Loving Memory of
Our Veterans

In Memory of Fallen Veterans, Tap Cryer, Dalton Tom


In Loving Memory of
Leroy Spottedeagle

In Memory of Leroy Spotted Eagle, Passed to his Creator, August 31, 2011  -  © Mickey Cox 2008
=   HEAD STAFF for 2022   =

Spiritual Leader / Invocation -

Richard Vigil, Jicarilla Apache,
Morgan Hill, Ca.

Master of Ceremonies

Tom Phillips, Kiowa-Muscogee
Manteca. Ca. 

Arena Director

Kevin Haywahe, Assinboine-CTK
Saskatchewan, Canada


Lead Gourd Dancer

Richard Vigil, Jicarilla Apache
Morgan Hill, Ca.

Host Northern Drum

Lead Singer: Wakan Waci Blindman
Northern Paiute-Lakota
Pyramid Lake, Nv.


Host Southern Drum

Southern Express
Lead Singer: Thomas Phillips
Manteca, Ca.

For 2022 Forms and Permits and additional information, please visit our new page Permits and Forms here.

The Palms Casino Resort

The Palms Casino Resort
4321 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103

Use the link below to book your room!
The Palms Casino Resort

Or, you may call in using information below.

Call-in to: (866) 752-2236
10% off - Offer Code MOAPA -
Valid ONLY 11/4--11/7

/// Friday ///

SOPVA Princess Pageant
5:00 PM Powwow Grounds

/// Saturday ///

Gourd Dancing - Warrior's Dance -- 11 am
Grand Entry 1st Session -- 1pm
Registration ends at 1:00 PM NO EXCEPTIONS
2nd Session 7 pm

/// Sunday ///

Gourd Dance - Warrior's Dance -- 10 am
Grand Entry -- 12 Noon


Sound System by:
Desert Sound Audio Jeremy McCabe
Las Vegas, Nv.


Bustle      Bustle      Bustle

Watching The Gourd Dancers, 2019 Southern Paiute Veterans Pow Wow!

Gourd Dancing, 2019


All Site Photography
(unless otherwise noted) by:
© Mickey Cox
The Right Image Photography Las Vegas, Nv.

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