Eagle Integrity Summer Workshop
The Soaring Eagle
youth program is all about the children and is held in the Pepper tree
grove of Balboa Park. There is a beautiful moon out tonight and the summer
weather is pleasant for dancing. This evening is special by the quality
of the speakers and the topics of the speakers. First speaker, Nicole
Prairie chicken, from the Tobacco Use Prevention program spoke on the
jeopardy of recreational tobacco use.
Apple, Lakota, spoke on the qualities of traditional Women dance and specifically
that of the Jingle dress as it was introduced to LA and the Southern California
pow wow traditions. Ms Apple also spoke to the need of each participant
to demonstrate personal integrity. Additionally each youth or prospective
dancer to contact their Tribal elders, learn their tribal ways first and
conduct themselves in a respectful manner.
was a fine reflection of the devotion and dedication of our Soaring Eagle
parents, volunteers and Indian Education staff. We begin the evenings
with a Potluck Dinner before the dance class. 6:00 pm Sign in & Introduction,
Opening Prayer - Randy Edmonds - 6:15 pm Potluck Dinner followed by guest
speakers, then Powwow Dance Practice - 8:30 pm Closing Have a Safe
Pepper Grove in Balboa
Park - is located on Park Boulevard across from the Balboa Park Activity
Center, just south of the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Take Hwy 163
South to Park Blvd Exit. Turn left at Park Blvd and park to the south
of the RHFleet Science Center. There is also limited on-street parking
available as well.
August 14, - Soaring
Eagles Powwow Workshop.
For more dance workshop
information please call Vickie Gambala at 619 266-2887.
Thank you all for being there this summer evening for the Indian children. If we keep this in mind it will continue to be good, Mehan, abhoigeith-ahpii and Aho.