In photos: 2017 Bishop Pabanamanina Powwow |

In photos: 2017 Bishop Pabanamanina Powwow

First Nation's Focus

BISHOP, Calif. — The annual Bishop Pabanamanina Powwow took place Sept. 22-24, as part of California Indian Days, at the Bishop Paiute Tribe in Bishop, California.

Hundreds of Native peoples and spectators attended the powwow, which has taken place annually over 30 years.

The event is supported by the Bishop Paiute Tribe, Owens Valley Career Development Center/TANF Program, Paiute Palace Casino and the communities of Bishop and the Owens Valley.

Aside from traditional powwow activities and dancing, the event featured a road run, parade and Pabanamanina Princess Pageant, among other festivities. Visit to learn more about the event.


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