44th Annual Stanford “Mother’s Day Weekend” Powwow Draws Thousands

Mothers in the dance arena

Mothers in the dance arena

STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — Mothers are being honored this weekend at the 44th Annual Stanford Powwow on the campus of Stanford University. The popular powwow draws thousands of visitors each May as American Indian dancers and drummers from various parts of Indian Country come to celebrate American Indian culture.

standford 15bThe annual event was hosted by the Stanford American Indian Organization (SAIO) and the Stanford Powwow Planning Committee. Photographs by Christopher Burquez.

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Photos by Christopher Burquez

Arthur Jacobs contributed to this article.

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