The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and Office of Multicultural Affairs will host for the first time, a virtual all nations Pow Wow, Saturday, April 17, 2021, with the premiere beginning at 1 P.M.
The UNO Pow Wow is named “Wambli Sapa Memorial Pow Wow” to honor the legacy of Fred Leroy, a prominent Ponca leader and respected elder, who passed away. Fred Leroy was a great friend and supporter of the Native students on the UNO campus.
The public is invited to join the virtual premiere, which bring together Native Americans and non-Natives to honor the generations with indigenous dance, song, arts, and a vitrual traditional crafts show.
The Virtual Ceremony Order of Events
- Welcome statement from Chancellor Gold, M.D.
- Grand Entry
- Flag song and presentation
- Intertribal Student Council Honors: Dan Shipp, Ed.D, and Sacha Kopp, Ph.D.
- Introduction of Head Man and Head Woman
- Enjoy a variety of dances performances
- Fred Leroy, Ponca Guardian and Tribal Educator: A conversation with Rhonda Weston, Fred Leroy's daughter
- Conclusion with Recessional