Tamkaliks Schedule

Tamaliks Schedule.

In 2019, Tamkaliks’ schedule has changed slightly with the addition of a Veterans’ Dance and two new dances on Saturday night. As always, Tamkaliks will begin Friday evening with social dancing, singing and drumming, beginning at 7 p.m. at the dance arbor on the Homeland Project’s grounds. Note that some events may start slightly later than their scheduled times. Please be patient.

Friday, July 19:

• All day: Wallowa Band Nez Perce Homeland Interpretive Center open.

• All day: Arrival and camp setup for participants. Arrival and booth setup for vendors.

• All day: Nez Perce Homeland Interpretive Center open.

• 7 p.m. Social Dance, singing and drumming.

Saturday, July 20:

• All day: Wallowa Band Nez Perce Homeland Interpretive Center open.

• 9 a.m. Memorial Horse Procession.

• 1 p.m. Grand Entry: 1 p.m.

• 1:30 p.m. (approximate) Dance competition. Includes men’s, women’s, and youth dances.

• 7 p.m. Veterans’ Dance.

• 8 p.m. (approximate) Slick Style and Short Fringe special dances.

Sunday, July 21:

• All day: Wallowa Band Nez Perce Homeland Interpretive Center open.

• 9 a.m. Washat Service at the Longhouse

• 12 Noon: Friendship Feast. Please come early and bring a dish to share!

• 2 p.m. Grand Entry

• 2:30 pm (approximate) Non-competitive dancing, with categories for men, women, children, and families.

• 5 p.m. (approximate) Contest dancing awards.

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