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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to avoid problems with changes or inaccuracies in these listings.

September 22 - September 24, 2017

45th Annual Mahkato Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. Land of Memories Park
Directions: Highway 169 south of Mankato, Minnesota
Info: Dave Brave Heart 507-514-5088 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly and Danny Seaboy
AD(s): Londel Seaboy, Sisseton, SD
Host Drum(s): Maza Kute & Red Wood
Cost: Buttons $7.00 for entire weekend, Children 12 and under FREE
Additional Info: Grand Entries: Friday at 7 PM. Saturday at 1 PM and 7 PM. Sunday at 1 PM. Moccasin Tournament, Princess Contest, All Specials are 9:00am-12:00pm. Education Day will begin on Friday morning at 9am on powwow grounds. No drugs or alcohol allowed. Camping information on website.

September 29 - October 1, 2017

Miigwech Manomin Traditional Powwow - Traditional

Location: Nett Lake, MN.
Info: Jennie Martin 218 757-3261 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Terry Goodsky/David (Squidg) Morrisson
AD(s): Lance Kingbird
Additional Info: Co-Host Drums: Rose Berens-Gaagiigeikwe, Ruth Porter-Animkiibines. Invited Drum: Norman Jordan-Song Warrior

September 30, 2017

Robbinsdale Area School District Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Plymouth, MN. Armstrong High School, 10635 North 36th Ave.
Info: Randy Grescyk 763-504-8066 -Email-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly
AD(s): Randy Gresczyk
Cost: Free and open to the public
Additional Info: First Annual Welcome Back Pow Wow. Grand Entry at 1 PM. Dancers in regalia paid. First 5 drums paid - minimum 5 singers.

October 12, 2017

American Indian Education Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. Humbolt Junior High School Gym
Info: Renae Davis 651-744-4017
MC(s): Jerry Dearly
Host Drum(s): ADY Singers
Cost: Free
Additional Info: 6 to 8 PM.

October 13, 2017

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. 1075 3rd St East
Info: 651-293-5191 -Website-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: 6 to 8 PM. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Smoking is not permitted on school property.

October 20, 2017

Fond du Lac Ojibwe School Dagwaagin Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Cloquet, MN. 49 University Road
Directions: 49 University Road, Cloquet, MN 55720
Info: Ms. DeFoe 218-878-7239 or 218-878-7276 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Frank Goodwin
AD(s): Jaimie Petite Sr.
Host Drum(s): Cedar Creek & FDL Boyz
Cost: Free
Contest Info: School Princess/Brave Contest after 1st grand entry. Hand Drum Contest 5:00 to 6:00 pm . All Category Men's/Women's Dance Contest 1st, 2nd, 3rd place honorariums.
Additional Info: Registration starts at noon 1st Grand Entry 1:00 2nd Grand Entry 7:00 pm Feast 5:00 to 6:00 pm

November 4, 2017

Gathering for Our Children and Returning Adoptees Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis American Indian Center
Directions: 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. 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 visit with other adoptees. We will meet at 10:00 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. Sometime after the evening grand entry there will be an honor song for all our Young Relatives who have experienced foster care. 5. There will be an honor song for all our foster and adoptive parents and their families.
Info: Sandy White Hawk 651-442-4872 612-747-5247 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly
AD(s): Windy Downwind and Kirk Crow Shoe
Host Drum(s): Oyate Teca
Cost: Free

November 4 - November 5, 2017

WHITE EARTH VETS POWWOW - Traditional

Location: Mahnomen , MN. Shooting star casino
Directions: SHOOTING STAR CASINO Mahnomen, MN 56557
Info: Lew Murray 218-261-1599 -Email-
MC(s): Murphy Thomas
AD(s): Lucas Hisgun
Host Drum(s): Song Warrior
Cost: Smokey hill
Additional Info: Men's Traditional special. Old Style Grass special. Women's Original style special. Honoring our warriors. Dinner on Saturday. Brunch on Sunday. Grand entry times Sat 1 and 7, Sun 1pm.

November 10, 2017

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. 1075 3rd St East
Info: 651-293-5191 -Pow wow flier-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: 6 to 8 PM. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Smoking is not permitted on school property.

December 31 - January 1, 2018

White Earth New Years Sobriety Pow Wo - Traditional

Location: Naytahwaush, MN. Naytahwaush Sports Complex, 2531 310th Ave.
Info: Lew Murray 218-261-1599 -Website-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: First 10 drums registered will receive a drum split. All members of the drum must sign. No drum hopping. Five singer minimum. December 31: Grand Entries: 7pm. January 1: Grand Entries 1pm & 7pm.

January 18, 2018

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. 1075 3rd St East
Info: 651-293-5191 -Website-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: 6 to 8 PM. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Smoking is not permitted on school property.

February 9, 2018

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. 1075 3rd St East
Info: 651-293-5191 -Website-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: 6 to 8 PM. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Smoking is not permitted on school property.

March 9, 2018

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. 1075 3rd St East
Info: 651-293-5191 -Website-
Cost: Free
Additional Info: 6 to 8 PM. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Smoking is not permitted on school property.

March 24, 2018

Augsburg College/University 10th Traditional Powwow - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. Augsburg University Campus, Si Melby Gymnasium 715 23rd Ave S
Directions: http://www.augsburg.edu/about/map/ DIRECTIONS Metro Transit Learn more about travelling to Augsburg using the Metro Transit system by visiting www.metrotransit.org. I-35W From the North Take the Washington Avenue exit. Turn left onto Washington Avenue, merge right onto Cedar Avenue, turn left at Riverside Avenue, and then turn right at 22nd Avenue South. I-94 Eastbound from Minneapolis Take 25th Avenue exit, turn left at 25th Avenue, turn left at Riverside Avenue, turn left at 22nd Avenue South. I-94 Westbound from St. Paul Take Riverside exit, turn right at Riverside Avenue, turn left at 22nd Avenue South. 35W from the South Follow the I-94 St. Paul signs (move to right lane after each of two merges). Take 25th Avenue exit and turn left at Riverside Avenue, turn left at 22nd Avenue South.
Info: Jennifer Simon 612-330-1144 612-296-9188 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): TBD
AD(s): TBD
Host Drum(s): TBD
Cost: None - Free
Contest Info: Not applicable
Additional Info: Honoring for Augsburg University American Indian Graduates at 3 PM Aztec Mexica Dancers 5 PM Registration for Drum and Dancers 11 AM - no pre-registration Dancer and Drum honorarium. Registered dancers only, must be in regalia. Drum split for first 10 registered drum groups, 5 singer minimum, no drum hopping. Vendors welcome, visit website for more information and application. Space is limited, first-come, first-served. All decisions from Powwow committee are final.

April 28, 2018

Treaty Day - Traditional

Location: Shakopee, MN. Shakopee Memorial Park
Info: Maria -Email-
Additional Info: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Bring food, music and your Family history. The event focuses on the Eastern Mdewakanton Dakota People and the Treaty with the U.S. government. The Treaty that removed them from the Mississippi River and Minnesota River into the West.

September 21 - September 23, 2018

Mahkato 46th Annual Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. Land of Memories Park
Info: Dave Brave Heart 507-514-5088 -Email- -Website-
Cost: Cost: Buttons $7.00 for entire weekend, Children 12 and under FREE
Additional Info: Grand Entries: Friday at 7 PM. Saturday at 1 PM and 7 PM. Sunday at 1 PM. Moccasin Tournament, Princess Contest, All Specials are 9:00am-12:00pm. Education Day will begin on Friday morning at 9am on powwow grounds. No drugs or alcohol allowed. Camping information on website.

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