Pow-Wow, Carnival Were Early Forms Of Entertainment At UCA

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

During the University of Central Arkansas’ early years, the entertainment enjoyed by students was usually provided by the students themselves.

Occasionally, UCA officials arranged for a guest speaker or vocalist, but that was rare in those days.

For the most part, the students used their creative talents to manufacture their own form of entertainment.

One of the most popular events created by the students was the annual “Pow-Wow.” The “Pow-Wow” took place in the woods that were located about 1 1/2 miles south of the campus and began after nightfall.

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