Tipi Raising Competition

Tipi Raising Competition

Saturday, Oct. 28 | 11 a.m. Team Check-in; noon–4 p.m. event
Outside in Festival Plaza
FREE | No tickets to attend; Advance registration required for teams

Don’t miss this action-packed competition unique to Indian Country. Up to ten teams of four people each will work without ladders to raise 18-foot tipis in the museum’s Festival Plaza. You are invited to observe the competition, discover the cultural relevance of tipis and enjoy drumming and dancing.

Tipi’s provided by: Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and Pawnee Nation. 
Additional support provided by: 

Stay tuned for details on team registration.

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