Welcome to this listing of upcoming pow wows for Minnesota.

If you are hosting a pow wow or simply know of one within the state of Minnesota,
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July 4 - July 6, 2014

Leech Lake 4th of July Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Cass Lake, MN. Next to Palace Casino
Info: 218-308-3120 or 218-308-3680 -Email-
Host Drum(s): TC Boys & Big Red

July 11 - July 13, 2014

Fond du Lac Reservation Veterans Powwow - Traditional

Location: Sawyer, MN. Mash-Ka-wisen Tx center powwow grounds
Directions: 10 miles west of the Black Bear casino on hwy 210 then turn north on Mission Rd accross from the Sawyer store and drive 1 mile. You will see the powwow grounds on the right side of the road.
Info: Chuck Smith 218-878-2670 -Email-
MC(s): Pete Gahbow / Les Gibbs
AD(s): Jaime Petite / Steven Smith / Dan Houle
Host Drum(s): Midnight Express / 1st invited drum- Cedar Creek
Cost: none
Contest Info: spot dances, dance specials will be held on all 3 days of the powwow. Honorariums paid to the 1st 30 registered drums,all dancers,flag and staff carriers,royalty. All veterans will receive gifts.
Additional Info: Friday grand entry 7:00 pm Saturday grand entry 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm Sunday grand entry 1:00 pm the feast is at 5:00 pm on Saturday and the lunch on Sunday is at 3:00 pm

July 11 - July 13, 2014

Prairie Island Indian Community Wacipi - Contest

Location: Welch, MN. Prairie Island powwow grounds, 5734 Sturgeon Lake Road
Info: Powwow Hotline 1-800-554-5473 ext. 4024 -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Danny Seaboy and Juaquin Hamilton
AD(s): Rusty Gillette, Darrell Goodwill, and Chaska Lablanc
Host Drum(s): Prairie Island Singers and Tinta Winta Takojas
Cost: free and open to the public

July 26 - July 27, 2014

16th Annual Onigum* - Traditional

Location: Onigum, MN. Pow Wow Grounds
Info: 218-547-2270 or 218-308-3680 -Email-

July 26 - July 27, 2014

15th Annual Pipestone Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Pipestone, MN. Moore Park
Directions: 400 N Hiawatha Ave., Pipestone Minnesota 56164
Info: 507-825-3734 or 605-594-3851 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: Native Food Cook Off July 25th from 4:30 to 6:30. Open to the public, everyone welcome. Come enjoy Native American Indian Music, Drumming, Dance, Arts, Crafts and Food. Saturday Noon to 7:30 PM, Sunday Noon to 3:30 PM.

August 14, 2014

Sobriety Celebration - Traditional

Location: Brainerd, MN. 11600 State Avenue
Directions: AT the Four Winds Lodge Program in Brainerd One-day Sobriety Celebration on August 14th beginning at 12:00pm
Info: Henry Fox / Leonard Skillings 218-855-8723 218-828-2546 -Email-
Cost: No Cost
Additional Info: This is not a full POW WOW. It is a Sobriety Celebration All are invited, we will have a feast and some drumming and Dancing. We especially want Alumni from our program to join us. We plan to have a guest speaker, a sobriety countdown and alot of fun.

August 15 - August 17, 2014

48th Annual Mille Lacs* - Traditional

Location: Mille Lacs, MN. Iskigamizigan Pow-wow Grounds
Info: 320-532-7517 -Email-

August 15 - August 17, 2014

Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi* - Contest

Location: Prior Lake, MN. Pow Wow Grounds
Info: 952-445-8900 or 952-496-6160 -Website-
MC(s): Danny Seaboy & Wallace Coffey
AD(s): Jauquin Hamilton-Youngbird & Rusty Gillette
Host Drum(s): Mazakute & Wahpekute
Additional Info: Grand entry: Friday 7 PM, Saturday 1 PM & 7 PM, Sunday 1 PM.

August 15 - August 17, 2014

48th Annual Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Powwow - Traditional

Location: Onamia, MN. Iskigamizigan Powwow Grounds
Directions: Iskigamizigan Powwow Grounds are located on the west side of Lake Mille Lacs, 12 miles north of Onamia Minnesota on U.S. Highway 169.
Info: Carla Big Bear 320-532-7517 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Larry Smallwood & Pete Gahbow
AD(s): Dean Smallwood
Host Drum(s): Little Otter & Pipestone
Cost: Free
Contest Info: Princess & Brave Contest Best Parade Float Contest Best Rez Car Contest Horseshoe Tournament Moccasin Game Fun Run
Additional Info: NEW ARENA Free admission, camping, showers, and firewood. For vendor information, please contact Carol Hernandez (320) 532-7776 x2401.

August 16 - August 17, 2014

Chaske Cikala Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Chaska, MN. McKnight Park
Info: Wally Inyan Wakan 952-448-6860 Cell 952-917-9280 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Wally Inyan Wakan and Sean Gibson
Host Drum(s): Oyate Ota
Cost: Free
Additional Info: We are a small traditional wacipi. All are welcome with respect for everyone. We are all family and have fun to be with each other.

August 22 - August 24, 2014

33rd Annual Cha Cha Bah Ning* - Traditional

Location: Inger, MN. Pow Wow Grounds
Info: 218-659-2995 or 218-308-3680 -Email-

September 12 - September 14, 2014

Mendota's Welcome Home Traditional Wacipi (Pow Wow} - Traditional

Location: Mendota Heights, MN. St Peter's Church 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy 55150
Info: Sharon Lennartson 651-452-4141 612-913-1903 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Mitch Walking Elk
AD(s): Windy Down Wind
Host Drum(s): tbd
Cost: free, or $5.00 donation
Contest Info: Not a contest, we are a small traditional Wacipi (Pow Wow)
Additional Info: More information coming later

September 19 - September 21, 2014

Mahkato 42nd Annual Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. Land of Memories Park
Info: Dave Braveheart 507-514-5088 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-

September 19 - September 21, 2014

17th Annual Battle Point Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Battle Point, MN. Pow Wow Grounds
Info: 218-760-3127 or 218-308-3680 -Email-

November 27 - November 29, 2014

Thanksgiving Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. American Indian Center
Info: 612-799-0776 -Email-

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