Nanticoke Indian Association to host 37th Annual Powwow

The 37th Annual Nanticoke Indian Association Powwow will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, at the powwow grounds east of Millsboro.

The grounds will open at 10 a.m. on Sept. 6, with Grand Entry at noon. A second dance session will be held at 4 p.m., with grounds closing for the day at 7 p.m. On Sept. 7, the Worship Service will begin at 10 a.m., with Grand Entry at 1 p.m. Dancing, storytelling and more will be held throughout the afternoon before the grounds close at 5 p.m.

The powwow will include American Indian drummers and singers, representatives of more than 40 tribes visiting from across Indian Country, authentic Indian art and craft vendors, Nanticoke Indian Museum tours, the Sunday-morning Worship Service, Native American foods and more.

The powwow grounds are located at 26800 John J. Williams Highway, in the middle of a wooded area off Route 24 (John J. Williams Highway) about 8 miles east of Millsboro. Signs will be posted along Route 24 between Routes 113 and 1.

For more information, call the Nanticoke Indian Center at (302) 945-3400, e-mail or visit them online on their website at