AUGUST-SEPTEMPER Powwow Calendar
Written by Jenny
Saturday, August 13 2011
Pine Point Powwow
1/2 mile W of Pine Point School, Ponsford, MN. FMI: 218-573-3007
Grand Portage Rendezvous Days & Traditional Powwow
The annual Rendezvous is celebrated during the second weekend of August. The event is held in conjunction with the Rendezvous Days Powwow, sponsored by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Re-enactors from across the country and Canada gather to camp and challenge each other to games and skills from our historic past. Music, dancing, craft demonstrations and hands-on workshops ensure an exciting weekend at the Grand Portage National Monument, 170 Mile Creek Rd. Grand Portage, MN. FMI: www.nps.gov/grpo/
93rd Annual Crow Fair
Crow Agency, MT. In addition to the powwow, there is also a rodeo nearby. There is also a parade through the grounds each day. One of the biggest powwows in the U.S. Camping is avaible but be prepared to camp a long way from the powwow grounds. FMI: Mark Denny at 406-623-5132 or geobuck@
hotmail.com or www.crow-fair.com.
Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi
3212 Dakotah Parkway Shakopee, MN. Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Contest powow with lots of prize money. Camping available. FMI: 952-445-8900 or see:?www.facebook.com/shakopeepowwow.
Iskigamizigan Traditional Powwow
Shaw Bosh Kung Drive, Vineland, MN. FMI:?Mary Jo Jennings at 320-532-5944 or
Red Lake Nation Fair & Powwow
Grand Entries: Friday: 7:00 p.m., Saturday: 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Sunday: 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. MC's: Murphy Thomas, Rezdawg. Arena Directors: Mack Kingbird, Darren Cook. Host Drums: Blackstone, Pipestone. Parade on Saturday, start time is 10 a.m. Categories: Business, Family, Kiddie, "Rez Car" (car must be running). Horse Shoe Tournaments, Softball Tournament, Fishing Derby, Golf Tournament, Moccasin Game tournament, Red Lake Nation Royalty Contest. Entry Day: Aug 24 from 8 am to 8 pm. For questions call Cheri Goodwin at 218-766-2460. For more powwow info, call Ron Lussier at 218-556-7566.
Cha Cha Bah Ning Powwow
Cha Cha Bah Ning 31th Annual Traditional Powwow. 21 mi N of Deer River, MN on Hwy 46R. Co. Rd. 35 (Inger Rd.) Inger, MN. FMI:
Leech Lake Labor Day Powwow
Wee Gitchie Ne Me I Dim Leech Lake Labor Day Powwow. Located by Palace Casino. Cass Lake, MN. FMI: Leah Monroe at
United Tribes Powwow
42nd United Tribes International Powwow. Lone Star Arena, Bismarck, ND. FMI: Red Koch at 701-255-3285 or
Mendota 12th Annual Traditional Wacipi Powwow
MC: Mitch Walking Elk. Arena Director: Windy Down Windy. Host Drum: Scotty Brown Eyes Oyate Teca. Co Host Drum: Little Thunder Birds. Men's Head Dancer: Lenny Butcher. Women's Head Dancer: Mary So Happy. Spiritual Adviser: Melvin Grey Owl. This year is our giveaway. There will be a wedding this year! For more information please call 651-452-4141 or see: www.mendotadakota.com.
Indian Summer Festival
Traditional Powwow featuring Dance Specials, Honor Songs and Intertribals; American Indian entertainers and performers; Native American Arts & Crafts: demonstrations and items for purchase; Traditional Villages from Wisconsin Tribes such as Menominee, Oneida and Ojibwe; the ISMA Music Awards featuring top musical talent from all over the country; and much more! Tickets: Adults - $12; Elders 60+ - $10 at the gate; Children 12 and under - Free. Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, WI. FMI: http://www.indiansummer.org.
Battle Point Powwow
Battle Point 14th Annual Traditional Powwow. Battle Point Drive, Battle Point, MN. FMI: 218-368-4070 or
Mankato Traditional Powwow
Mankato 39th Annual Traditional Pow-Wow. Land of Memories Park Land of Memories Park Hwy, 169/60 West Mankato, MN. FMI:?952-496-6120 or