Our 22nd Annual Arts Festival & Pauwau will be held Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 at the Tribal Grounds at 591 Bluewater Road in Aynor, SC. We invite you to join us for the event. The gates will open at 11:00 AM on both days. There will be two Grand Entries on Saturday, held at 1:00 PM and 6:00 PM. On Sunday there will be one Grand Entry held at 2:00 PM.
Our arena participants are:
Host Drum Edisto River Singers
Master of Ceremonies John Blackfeather
Arena Director Doug Logan
Lead Female Dance Aki Day
Lead Male Dancer Burk Lemons
1101 Church Street (Hwy 501)
Conway, SC 29526
Phone: (843) 248-2285 Fax: (843) 248-6637
(Mention the Pauwau and you’ll get the discounted price of $53 + tax per night)
If you are interested in vending at the Pauwau and need an application, contact the Pauwau Director, Cheryl Sievers, at (843) 358-6877 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The vendors applications have been mailed out.
We have 8 spots available for RV camping. The applications have been finalized and if you are interested, you will need to let us know so that you can secure a spot- tribal members and tourists alike.
For more information, you may also contact Council Member Susan Hayes-Hatcher, at (843) 229-6751 or email her at email@example.com.
Our School Days event is scheduled for Thursday, October 30th, 2014 and Friday, October 31st, 2014. For information about this event, please contact Susan Hayes-Hatcher, at (843) 229-6751 or you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- TRIBAL MEETINGS are held at 6:30 pm on the first Friday of each month with the following exceptions:
- Due to the annual Pauwau, there is no meeting in November. Additionally, the meetings for the months of January and July are held on the second Friday rather than the first Friday.
FIRE CEREMONY Robert Benton is now one of only three recognized Firekeepers in the southeast area.
The fall equinox is scheduled for September 21st on the tribal grounds with Robert Benton officiating. The ceremonies will be sun up, noon and sunset. We hope to see you there.