Welcome to this listing of upcoming pow wows for Minnesota.

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August 14 - August 16, 2015

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi 2015 - Contest

Location: Shakopee, MN. 3212 Dakotah Parkway
Info: SMSC 952-445-8900 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Danny Seaboy & Wallace Coffey
AD(s): Juaquin Hamilton & Rusty Gillette
Host Drum(s): Wahpekute & Mazakute
Cost: $ 5.00

August 15 - August 16, 2015

6th Annual Chaske Cikala Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Chaska, MN. Lions Park, 1300 Crosstown Blvd.
Info: 952-448-6860

August 20, 2015

Sobriety Celebration - Traditional

Location: Brainerd , MN. Four Winds Lodge - CARE program
Directions: 11600 State Avenue Brainerd MN 56401 Located 2 blocks east of the Hwy 25 and 18 intersection.
Info: Henry Fox / Leonard Skillings 218-828-2546 218-825-3025 -Email-
MC(s): Henry Fox
AD(s): N/A
Host Drum(s): Four Winds Lodge
Additional Info: This is not a Pow Wow it is a Sobriety Celebration. Please plan accordingly. Thanks

August 21 - August 23, 2015

49th Annual Mille Lacs Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Mille Lacs, MN. Iskigamizigan Pow Wow Grounds
Directions: On the west side of Lake Mille Lacs, 12 miles north of Onamia, Minnesota on U.S. Highway 169, Follow signs.
Info: 715-532-7517 or 320-224-1646 -Email- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Amik and Pete Gahbow
Host Drum(s): Little Otter Singers
Cost: Free admission, camping, showers, and firewood
Additional Info: Grand Entries: Friday 7 PM, Saturday 1 & 7 PM, Sunday 1 PM. Events: Princess & Brave contest, Best parade float contest, Best rez car contest, Horseshoe tournament, Moccasin Game, Fun Run.

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 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

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