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NASA Inter-Tribal Pow Wow at CWU

The NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Inter-Tribal Pow Wow will be held at Central Washington University on Wednesday, June 27, in front of the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC), starting at 5 p.m.

In addition to the Pow Wow, there will be rocket launches, drone demonstrations, archery competitions, and photography exhibits at the event. On Wednesday, there will also be a payload building station for children, with the contents launched in a high altitude balloon at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 28.

The event is part of a special weeklong NASA science education training program for teachers and educators, the Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline (NESSP), taking place at CWU.

The Pow Wow is being presented with support and representation from the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Wanapum, Spokane Tribe and other tribes planning to attend. The community and the general public are invited to attend.