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August 26 - August 28, 2016

36th Annual Cha Cha Bah Ning Powwow - Traditional

Location: Inger, MN.
Info: Dorothy 218-556-7590

August 26 - August 28, 2016

Red Lake Nation Fair and Powwow - Traditional

Location: Red Lake, MN.
Info: Ron Lussier 218-407-1261 -Email-
MC(s): Keveon Kingbird & Terry Fiddler
AD(s): Mack & Kevin Kingbird
Host Drum(s): Mandaree
Cost: Free
Contest Info: Dance Specials: Grass 16+ in Honor of Mark Kingbird Jr, 1st plus jacket, 2nd & 3rd places Old Style Jingle 13-18 in Honor of Alexis Desjarlait, 1st $300 + Jingle Dress, 2nd $200, 3rd $100 plus consolations. Jr Boys Categories 6-12 in Honor of DeAndre Grier, 1st $200.00 + Star quilt, 2nd $100, 3rd $75, 4th $50 plus consolations. Girls Jingle 6-12 in Honor of Daphne Lussier, 1st $200 + Jacket, 2nd $150 + Jacket, 3rd $100 + Jacket.
Additional Info: Grand Entries: Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 1pm & 7pm, Sunday @ 1pm & 7pm. Community Feast on Saturday. Princess & Brave Contest. Parade on Saturday @ 11am - Categories: Business/Family/Kiddie/Rez Car. Fair Exhibit August 25-27, Red Lake Community Center. David Donnell Sr. Men's memorial softball tournament - August 27 & 28, 1st $1500, 2nd $1000, 3rd $750, 4th $500, Games at Red Lake Fields (Rain or Shine), 3rd Basemen Award, MVP Award (Jacket), All-Star Awards (Shirts), Entry Fee $250, Contact Jeff Donnell @ 218-556-6335 for more information.

September 2 - September 4, 2016

Wii Gitchie Ni Mi Dim Labor Day Pow Wow - Contest

Location: Cass Lake, MN. Leech Lake Veterans Grounds
Directions: Located next to the Palace Casino on Palace Drive
Info: Rod Northbird 218-308-3120 or Leah Gale Monroe at 218-760-3127 -Email- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Vince Beyl and Ricky White
AD(s): Gabe Desrosiers and Bruce White
Host Drum(s): Battle Hill Singers

September 9 - September 11, 2016

Mendota's 17th Annual Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mendota, MN. St Peters Church Grounds: 1405 Sibley Memerial Hwy.
Directions: Highway 13 & 110, by Mendota Bridge.
Info: Sharon Lennartson 651-452-4141 612-913-1903 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): tba
AD(s): tba
Host Drum(s): tba
Cost: $5.00 donation, no no turned away.
Additional Info: Grand Entry at 1&7pm on Sat, Sept 10th. Grand Entry Sun Sept 11th from 1-5pm. Community feast on Sun Sept 11th around 5:30pm.

September 10 - September 11, 2016

Great Winona Dakota Gathering, Homecoming & Powwow - Traditional

Location: Winona, MN. Unity Park, Park Ave
Directions: East end of Lake Winona behind the Hospital off of Hwy 43
Info: 507-494-8849 -Email- -Website-
Additional Info: Traditional Powwow & Specials for tiny tots, youth, teens & adults including Applique. Free tent camping on site (no hook-ups) Vendors call (507) 494-8849

September 16 - September 18, 2016

Mahkato 44th Annual Traditional Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. Dakota Wakisue 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: Dave Brave Heart 507-514-5088 or Dan Zielske at 507-387-3572 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly and Danny Seaboy
AD(s): Londel Seaboy
Host Drum(s): Mazakute Singers, Santee, NE and Red Tree, Lower Sioux Indian Community, MN
Cost: General Admission $7.00 for the entire weekend, Children 12 and under get in free Seniors 60 and older: $5.00
Additional Info: Grand Entries: Friday at 7 PM. Saturday at 1 PM and 7 PM. Sunday at 1 PM.

September 16 - September 18, 2016

Battle Point 19th Annual Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Federal Dam, MN. Battle Point Pow Wow Grounds, Battle Point Drive
Info: Leah Gale Monroe 218-760-3127 -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Darrell Kingbird and Murphy Thomas
AD(s): Gerald White and Gordan Fineday
Host Drum(s): Leech Lake Nation
Additional Info: Friday: 7 PM Grand Entry, 8 PM 1st Round of Royalty. Saturday: 1 PM & 7 PM Grand Entries. Sunday: 1 PM Grand Entry. Feast Saturday & Sunday 5 PM.

September 17 - September 19, 2016

Miigwech Manomin Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Nett Lake, MN. 5344 Lakeshore Drive
Info: 218-757-3261 ext: 202 -Email-

October 21, 2016

Fond du Lac Princess & Brave Pow Wow 2016 - Traditional

Location: Cloquet, MN. 49 University Road
Info: Fond du Lac Ojibwe School 218-878-7239 or 218-878-7276 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Frank Goodwin
AD(s): Jaimie Petite
Host Drum(s): FDL Ojibwe School & Cedar Creek
Cost: No Charge
Contest Info: All Men's Category Contest 1st , 2nd, 3rd place All Women's Category Contest 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Hand Drum Contest Winner Take All at Supper Break Spot Dances
Additional Info: Informational and Craft Vendors Call 218-878-7239 No Food Vendors

March 25, 2017

Augsburg College Traditional Powwow - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. Si Melby Gymnasium, 715 23rd Avenue S, Minneapolis
Info: Jennifer Simon 612 330 1144 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): TBD
AD(s): TBD
Host Drum(s): TBD
Cost: None - Free admission
Contest Info: N/A
Additional Info: Dancer honorarium: Registered dancers only, must be in full regalia. Drum honorarium: Split for first 10 registered drum groups, 5 singer minimum, no drum hopping. Payout at end of 2nd grand entry Registration for drums and dancers starts at 11:00 AM – No pre-registration. Craft and informational vendors are welcome (no food vendors or colleges/universities). Space is limited, first-come, first-served. All vendors must complete application and get approved prior to coming. Email or call for more information. Highlighted Events: 3:00 p.m. – Honoring for Augsburg American Indian Graduates at Augburg College 5:30 p.m. – Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue Dancers

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