May_June 2011 Powwow Calendar


May 6-7
Standing Rock Contest Wacipi

Standing Rock Community Schools Spring contest wacipi. Standing Rock High School, Standing Rock, SD. FMI: Sissy Goodhouse at 701-854-3461 or sissy.goodhouse@

May 7
U of MN Spring Powwow

American Indian Student Cultural Center's University of Minneapolis Twin Cities Spring Powwow. Great Hall, Coffman Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, MN. Grand Entries at 1 pm and 7 pm. Feast at 5 pm. First 3 drums will be paid. FMI: American Indian Student Cultural Center at 612-642-0243 or

May 8
Mother's Day Traditional

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The 12th Annual Mother's Day Traditional Powwow will take place from 11:00 am. – 9:00 pm. at Cedar Field Park, 25th/18th Ave. S., Minneapolis. Drums: Little Earth and Red Lake. Royalty coronation's: Baby Space "Tatonka Academy", Little Earth coronation, Little Earth Royalty dance specials & give-away, Veterans Honor Dance Special and Raffle. Traditional meal at 5 pm. Honorariums paid to all dancers in regalia. Grand Entry at 1 pm. Free and Open to the Public. Outdoor event so please bring your own lawn chair. If Rain: Event will be held at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. FMI: contact Julie at

May 12
Leech Lake Head Start Powwow

The Leech Lake Head Start Powwow will be held at the High School Gym, in Cass Lake, MN. For more info, contact Missy at 218-335-8369 or Bev at 218-335-8343.

May 20-22
Menominee Gathering of Warriors Powwow

MCs: Dan King and John Teller. Arena Director: Gary Besaw. Host Drum: "Wolf River". Admission: $8/ weekend or $5/day. Elders over 55, children under 5: free. Vendors registration and $50.00 deposit: Vendors call "Sarge" at 715-701-1936. Woodland Bowl Tribal Fairgrounds, Keshena, WI. FMI: 920-550-1042 or email:?

May 21
Sioux Falls Oyate Wacipi.

Multicultural Center, 515 N. Main (downtown), Sioux Falls, SD. FMI:?American Indian Services, Dennis Quigley at 605-334-4060 or email:?

May 27-29
Seven Clans Casino Powwow

7th Annual Seven Clans Casino Powwow. 20595 Center St. E., Thief River Falls, MN. FMI:?Ron Lussier or Lisa Stately at 218-679-4199 or

May 27-29
Leech Lake Traditional Powwow

Leech Lake Veterans Memorial Traditional Powwow, next to Palace Casino, Cass Lake, MN. FMI:?Leah Monroe at 218- 760-3127 or email:

June 10-12
White Earth Powwow

White Earth Powwow Grounds, Crane Rd., White Earth MN. FMI: Gary at 218-983-3285.

June 10-12
Jerry Fairbank's Scholarship Powwow

1150 Mission Rd., Sawyer, MN. FMI: Brenda Shabiash at 218-878-8194 or

JUNE 17-19
Grand Celebration

Contest powwow. Everyone is welcome! Offered: Craft and Food Vendors. Admission: Free. Tent camping available. Grand Casino, 777 Lady Luck Drive, Hinckley, MN. Directions: One mile east of Hwy 35, Hinckley, MN. FMI: 320-384-4930 or

June 17-19
Lake Vermillion Powwow

Traditional Powwow. 1610 Farm Road South, Tower, MN. Head Man: Tom Fish. Head Lady: Venessa Norstrom. FMI: Muriel Deegan 218-750-7772 or email:?

June 24-26
Annual Traditional Powwow

S.Lake 8th Annual Traditional Powwow. S-Lake, MN. 28 mi. N of Deer River MN (on Hwy 46). FMI: Gary Charwood at 218-760-7955 or maang40@ or Viola Bellanger at 218-368-3971 or email:?