Events & Celebrations


OAMI partners with the Native American Student Association (NASA) to host the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in April each year.

This event provides an opportunity for you and the U-M community to experience and honor Native American heritage and history.

The U-M Annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow is one of the largest student-run Powwows in the country, featuring more than 1,000 of North America’s greatest Native American singers, dancers, and artists.

We welcome the entire community to take part in celebrating this rich culture! This is your opportunity to witness Native dance and drum contests shop with Native artists and craftspeople, and dance alongside Natives of all ages and nations.

Date: Saturday and Sunday, March 24th and 25th 2018

Time: Starts at 10:30 am, schedule varies throughout each day.

Location: Skyline High School –  2552 N Maple Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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The Annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow is always looking for volunteers to coordinate and help out on the day of the celebration. Contact Hector Galvan- or call 734-936-1055 if you are interested in being a part of our planning committee, or for more information.