News Release

IllumiNative

On Friday, Native entertainers, musicians, advocates, and public health professionals will come together for a virtual powwow to celebrate Indian Country’s success in vaccinating Native peoples against COVID-19.

Hosted by Social Distance Powwow, the virtual powwow will include appearances by rapper and dancer Supaman (Apsaalooke), singer Fawn Wood (Cree and Salish), and Host Drum Cree Confederation.

Contests will be held for Women’s Jingle, Men’s Traditional, and One Person Hand Drum. To participate, contestants must submit their video to the Social Distance Powwow Facebook Page and complete an entry form. Contestants will have the chance to win prizes up to $1,000.

Social Distance Powwow to host #ForTheLoveOfOurPeople #ForOurPeople in partnership with IllumiNative and Urban Indian Health Institute.

Social Distance Powwow to host #ForTheLoveOfOurPeople event in partnership with IllumiNative and Urban Indian Health Institute.

When: Friday, June 25th from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm MT

Where: The event will be broadcast live on Social Distance Powwow, IllumiNative and Urban Indian Health Institute Facebook pages.

The event is part of the For The Love of Our People campaign launched by the Urban Indian Health Institute and IllumiNative. The campaign aims to educate and encourage Native peoples to protect themselves against COVID-19 and to get vaccinated.

#ForTheLoveOfOurPeople #ForOurPeople 

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