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2019 Sunshine State Pow Wow

March 14 - March 17

“AHO! Yahtahey! Big How!
Join the Mighty Canaveral Nation as we look “Into the Future” at the 2019 Sunshine State Pow-Wow @ KARS Park, on the scenic Banana River in Merritt Island, FL on March 13-17, 2019. We have an incredibly fun weekend planned for you to create lifetime memories with your Little Princesses and Braves, tribes and families.
Our activities, shows & exhibits will focus on the Indian River Lagoon, it’s history, local wildlife and conservation. We will once again be hosting the State Long Run to determine the fastest Little Braves & Princesses in the State!
State Long Run – A Long Standing Canaveral Nation tradition.
  • 5/6 YOs run about 50 yds,
  • 7/8 YOs about 60,
  • 9/10 YOs about 70,
  • 11/12 YOs about 80.
  • All chiefs present have to run with the oldest group
Fishing – Sat 3/16 9AM
Anglers for Conservation will be having a fishing workshop on Sat. morning, 3/16 at 9 AM. They would like every kid with a pole in their hand and fishing! For now the first 100 kids signed up get a pole. Sign up for the Statewide and register for a free fishing pole.
  Let’s fill up the KARS Park shoreline with kids fishing!
Ancient Pottery workshop – Sat 3/16 9AM (Offsite)
Sam’s House at Pine Island is open to the public with a walking trail to the lagoon from 9 AM – 5 PM. From Ice Age animals to Native Americans to early pioneers, Pine Island Conservation Area has a rich history. Mastodon tusks, pottery shards and 19th century farm tools found on site help piece together the story of this special place. Come inside the oldest standing home in Brevard Co., a family cabin built in 1875. Travel back in time along the paved trail where interactive exhibits highlight Pine Island’s many past inhibitants Sign up here
Amazing crafts! Bounce houses!
A ton of fun under the sun!
Keep checking back for updates as there is more to come!

Register here

We look forward to hosting our friends from throughout Florida & beyond!
See you at State!”


March 14
March 17
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Kars Park
Melbourne, FL 32953 United States
(321) 867-3891


Canaveral Nation
(321) 243-7056