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The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow 2016

, New York City | Entertainment

This event is an alcohol free, family event to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Seneca Nation featuring real Native American arts and crafts. This is the Biggest Smoke Dance Contest in North America!  Dances will be held each day at various times.  Friday Night is free admission, plus weekend long free admission for all veterans and active military or children 4 and under.  Cost is $10 or a two-day pass for $15.   Authentic Native American foods, such as shortcakes, corn soup and fried breads will be available. The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow, formally known as the Seneca Casino Veteran's Pow Wow, is an annual contest pow wow in honor of our veterans. “Joe” was a member of the Seneca Nation's Snipe Clan and was born on the Cattaraugus Territory. He was a member of the Iroquois Post #1587 and served in several positions with them. He started serving in the military in 1950 with serving two tours of duty during the Korean War and also served in the Vietnam War. During his active duty in the Navy, he served on eight warships, including the U. S. S. Little Rock. He retired in 1997. Throughout his career, he earned numerous honors. Source and image source: http://enchantedmountains.com

Event Details

    July 15, 2016 - July 17, 2016
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM