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September 11 - September 13, 2015

16th Annual Mendota Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Mendota, MN. 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Info: 651-452-4141 -Email- -Website-
Host Drum(s): Oyate Teca

September 11 - September 13, 2015

Bois Forte Traditional Miigwech Manomin Powwow - Traditional

Location: Orr, MN, MN. 5344 Nett Lake, MN 55772
Info: Donald L. Chosa Jr 218 757-3261 218 404-6170 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Terry Goodsky
AD(s): Lance Kingbird
Host Drum(s): TBA
Cost: 0

September 12, 2015

The Gathering in Winona: Honoring Our Elders - Contest

Location: Winona, MN. Unity Park
Directions: Get driving directions to Pow Wow: https://www.google.com/maps?daddr=Unity+Park+Winona
Info: Valerie DeCora Guimaraes 507-289-7401 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
Contest Info: Pow Wow Size:Less than 100 dancers Golden Age (60+) Dance Specials only: GA Men’s Traditional; GA Men’s Grass/Fancy; GA Women’s Traditional; GA Jingle/Fancy. DeCora-Guimaraes Family Ho-Chunk Women’s Applique Special, 18+. ID’s will be needed to verify age. All prize money is (1) $300, (2) $200, (3) $100 and (4) $50. Day money for all dancers.
Additional Info: Pow wow from 1pm-5pm at Unity Park in Winona, MN Vendors wanted: food and authentic American Indian artworks. $100 for the weekend. Contact Bill McNeil @ 507-454-4627 or 507-459-6032.

September 18 - September 20, 2015

43rd Annual Mahkato Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. Dakota Wokisuye Makoce (Land of Memories Park)
Directions: Coming from 169 heading south into Mankato: Cross over the Blue Earth River on 169/60 and proceed down the short incline. There is a sign on the right side of the road saying Land of Memories Campground with an arrow pointing to the right. Get in the right hand turn lane and turn right. Then take the first left. You will go up a small hill, over some railroad tracks and into the campground.
Info: 507-514-5088 or 507-387-357 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly and Danny Seaboy
Host Drum(s): Mazakute Singers and Oyate Teca
Cost: General Admission $7.00, Seniors 60 and older: $5.00, Children 12 and under get in free.

September 18 - September 20, 2015

18th Annual Battle Point Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Federal Dam, MN. Battle Point Pow Wow Grounds, Battle Point Drive
Info: Leah Monroe 218-760-3127 Vendor: 218-507-0842 -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Pete White and Franikie Graves
AD(s): Gerald White and Grodon Fineday
Host Drum(s): Leech Lake Nation
Additional Info: Friday grand entry, 7 PM. Saturday grand entry 1 and 7 PM. Sunday grand entry 1 PM.

September 25, 2015

Fond du Lac Ojibwe School Princess/Brave Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Cloquet, MN. Fond du Lac Reservation
Directions: 49 University Road, Cloquet, MN 55720
Info: 218-878-7239 218-878-7276 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Frank Goodwin
AD(s): Jaimie Petite
Host Drum(s): FDL Ojibwe School Drum
Cost: Free
Contest Info: There will be a contest for school princess/brave to represent in the 2015/2016 school year, this will take place in the 1st session. The 2nd session there will be specials for Men's Traditional and Women's Old Style Jingle
Additional Info: Grand Entries 1:00 and 7:00pm Hand Drum Contest 5:30 to 6:30pm Feast 5:30 TO 6:30pm Spot Dances

November 7, 2015

Gathering for Our Children and Returning Adoptees Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis American Indian Center
Directions: www.maicnet.org for directions to the Minneapolis American Indian Center
Info: Sandy White Hawk -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly
AD(s): Windy Downwind and Kirk Crow Shoe
Host Drum(s): Oyate Teca
Cost: No fee
Additional Info: Greetings everyone! It's that time of year again when we call out for our relatives who are making their way back to the circle. We also encourage birth mothers/fathers and relatives to be part of this celebration of life and healing. Dancers! Please come dance and welcome our relatives back to our circle. Dance for those who can’t. Adoptees/formerly fostered individuals, birth relatives, foster parents, foster youth, adoptive parents and your children - this pow wow is for you............come and celebrate and let us celebrate with you! 1. Adoptees/formerly fostered individuals and birth relatives are invited to gather in the auditorium on the 2nd floor of the Indian Center. There we will meet and talk with other adoptees. We will meet at 11:00 a.m. - 2 hours before the 1:00 grand entry. 2. The ceremony for adoptees/fostered individuals and others who wish to be part of the ceremony, will be sometime in the afternoon session around 3:00. 3. The meeting room will be open again after the ceremony so we can process and talk about the ceremony or whatever else may be on your mind. 4. After all that you can go get your dance on at the pow wow. 5. Sometime after the evening grand entry there will be an honor song for all our Young Relatives who have experienced foster care. 6. There will be an honor song for all our foster and adoptive parents and their families.

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