JULY – AUGUST Powwow Calendar


July 15-17

Mii-Gwitch Mahnomen Days

Mii-Gwitch Mahnomen Days 49th Annual Traditional Powwow. 6 mi. West of Deer Diver MN on US 2, Ball Club, MN. FMI: Mary Bebeau at 218-246-9697 or Sarah Wakanabo at 218-246-2105.

July 21

9th Annual Healing Powwow

Opening Ceremonies: 3:00 p.m. Honor Guard/Veterans. Feast: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Master of Ceremonies: Vince Beyl. Spiritual Advisor: Darrell Kingbird. Arena Director: Gary Charwood. Invited Drums Only: Battle River, Leech Lake Nation, and Smokey Hill. Registration opens @ 2:00 p.m. for dancers. Free and Open to the Public. Held at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, Bemidji, Minnesota. Co-sponsored by: Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, Cass Lake Indian Health Service Hospital, and Red Lake Indian Health Service Hospital. For more information call 218-333-5745.

July 23-24

Pipestone Powwow

Grand entrys: Sat. at 1 pm and 5 pm., and Sun. at 1 pm. All drums and dancers invited. Native food cook off at 5 pm on Friday. Native music concert on Friday at 7 pm. Vendors contact 507-825-3734. 400 N Hiawatha Ave., Pipestone, MN. For more info see: www.pipekeepers.org or email: pipe@iw.net. Or 507-825-3734 or 800-550-8675.

July 23-25

Onigum Traditional Powwow

13th Annual Onigum Traditional Powwow. 13 mi. E of Walker Mn. On Co. Rd.13, Onigum, MN. FMI: Theresa Jordon at 218-547-4090 or 218-536-0213.

August 12-14

Pine Point Powwow

1/2 mile W of Pine Point School, Ponsford, MN. FMI: 218-573-3007

or chamber@parkrapids.com.

August 12-14

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. 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/


August 19-21

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.

August 19-21

Iskigamizigan Traditional Powwow

Shaw Bosh Kung Drive, Vineland, MN. FMI:?Mary Jo Jennings at 320-532-5944 or iskigamizigan@

hotmail.com; or mjennings@

grcasinos.com or see:?