The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake hosts its first Two-Spirit Pow Wow this month, co-sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.
“We are very excited to join other powwows in the movement towards inclusivity and honoring of our Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ relatives,” organizers wrote in a statement.
The event is a community social pow wow featuring dancers and drums, community presentations and resources, a cakewalk and more.
The event will take place Saturday, Feb. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Urban Indian Center, 120 W. 13th S.
At noon will be the grand entry and an opening blessing at 12:15 p.m.
A hoop dance presentation by the award-winning Partick Willie will take place at 2 p.m.
The Two-Spirit Two-Step Special starts at 4 p.m. sponsored by head dancers Tinisha Rose Quintana and Kylie Reese. To be eligible, the pair must be in a committed relationship.
Those interested in volunteering are asked to sign up at signup.com/go/cMZaQsN. For other questions regarding the pow wow, call 801-214-7687