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Spring Powwow!


Spring has sprung and we have exciting things happening in the community! See below an email from our friends and relatives at SOU and NASU--please spread the word and we look forward to seeing many of you very soon!

Greetings relatives,

Southern Oregon University’s Native American Student Union (NASU) is hosting our 30th annual powwow on Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th at Lithia Motors Pavillion (Student Recreation Center) on campus at SOU. Our powwow is one of the largest cultural activities hosted through the university. The powwow attracts SOU students, faculty, staff, and the larger community from across the northwest. More than 1,000 people attend throughout the weekend. It is a gathering of the community where people celebrate, dance, and listen to music together.

We are looking for sponsorship to make this year’s powwow as successful and welcoming as previous years. We are asking for your support and consideration of sponsorship. Any amount will help. Listed below you will find areas of need:
Blanket sponsor: $150
Drum sponsor: $300
Any other amount
You can easily donate online here (or at
Click or type the desired amount.
Under Designation, select “Other”.
Under the “Leave a comment” box, please write “NASU”.
Enter payment details and click “Donate”.
Checks can be made out to:
The SOU Foundation - write NASU in the memo line.
Mail to: Southern Oregon University at 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard, Ashland, OR 97520
Donations to NASU through the SOU Foundation are tax exempt; Federal Tax ID: 23-7030910

We greatly appreciate our community’s support of this important cultural tradition. Thank you for your consideration and we hope you join us in celebrating the 30th annual powwow at Southern Oregon University.

In Gratitude,

Raven Reyes, NASU member
Kayla Dumore, Co-Chair
Cameron Aalto, Co-Chair
And all members of the Native American Student Union