Since 1960. Colorful tribal dance contests, arts and crafts, cultural heritage demonstrations, teepees and Indian food will be part of this years annual National Championship Indian Pow Wow. Sponsored by the Dallas/Fort Worth Inter-Tribal Association, the two-and a- half day event is free to the public. Several hundred Native Americans, representing dozens of tribes from across the United States, will take part in this colorful celebration of culture and heritage. Dancers in full regalia of feather, buckskin, beadwork and bells will be competing in many different dance categories for prize money and special awards. The Pow Wow teepee exhibit will provide visitors with a close-up look at life with this age-old form of portable shelter. Everyone will want to try the American Indian food, including authentic fry bread, Indian tacos, corn soup and more. The dance contest will take place on Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 :00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Indian Dance Arena on the west side of the market. The arts and crafts show and Indian food booths will be open Friday night from 6pm to midnight, Saturday from 10am. to midnight and on Sunday from 10am to 7pm. There is no admission charge to Traders Village, open every Saturday and Sunday, year round. Parking is only $3 per vehicle.