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July 26 - July 28, 2019

Onigum 21st Annual Powwow - Traditional

Location: Walker, MN. 8826 Onigum Road NW
Info: Priscilla Smith 218-252-6484 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Faron Jackson and Gary Charwood

August 9 - August 11, 2019

Grand Portage Rendezvous Days/Powwow - Traditional

Location: Grand Portage, MN. Grand Portage Monument Heritage Center, 170 Mile Creek Rd.
Info: 218-475-2800 -Email-
Cost: Free event, donations welcome
Additional Info: Friday: Warm ups at 7 PM. Saturday: Grand entries at 1 PM and 7 PM. Sunday: Grand entry at 1 PM.

August 10 - August 10, 2019

Pine Point Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Ponsford, MN. Pine Point Pow Wow Grounds, Pow Wow Highway
Info: Mike Swan 218-573-2154 or 218-255-1738 -Email-
Additional Info: Three Grand Entry Celebrations: 1 PM and 7 PM Saturday and 1 PM on Sunday. Demolition Derby and Rez car parade. Princess & Brave contest.

August 16 - August 18, 2019

Shakopee Mdewakanton Wacipi - Contest

Location: Prior Lake, MN. Pow Wow Grounds, 1312 Dakotah Parkway
Info: 952-445-8900 -Website-
Host Drum(s): Northern Cree, The Boyz, Dakota host drum: Battling Horse
Cost: $10 entire weekend, 10 years and under and 60+ free
Additional Info: Grand entries: Friday 7 PM, Saturday 1 & 7 PM, Sunday 1 PM. Fireworks on Saturday at 10 PM. Dancer registration: Friday 12:30 PM. Must have button to register. Point system will begin Friday at Grand Entry. Registration closes Saturday at 12:30 PM.

August 16 - August 18, 2019

53rd Annual Mille Lacs Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Mille Lacs, MN. Iskigamizigan Powwow Grounds
Directions: Located two miles north of Grand Casino Mille Lacs
Info: Tony Pike 320-980-5367 or Carla Big Bear at 320-362-0862
Cost: Free and open to the public
Contest Info: Old style jingle dress contest: 1st place $1150. Princess and Brave contest.
Additional Info: Grand entries: Friday at 7 PM, Saturday at 1 and 7 PM, Sunday at 1 PM. Fireworks display on Saturday night. Drums must have a minimum of 5 singers. All singers must personally register.

August 23 - August 25, 2019

Great Dakota Gathering and Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Winona, MN. Unity Park, East Lake Winona
Info: Brian Mueller 507-429-7368 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Danny Seaboy
Cost: Free
Contest Info: Day money for dancers. Specials may be added dependent upon donors.
Additional Info: FRIDAY, AUGUST 23rd: Arrival and Overnight Camping, 5:30 pm Welcome Dinner, 7:30 pm Welcome Fire. SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th: 6:30 am Sunrise Ceremony, 8:00 am Breakfast, 9:00 am Flag Raising Gordon Weston Lodge Honor Guard, 10:00 am Talk Circle, Noon Lunch, 1:00 pm Grand Entry, 2:00 pm Learning Tent, 5:30 pm Unity Feast Community Potluck, 7:30 pm Sacred Fire and Storytelling. SUNDAY, AUGUST 25th: 6:30 am Sunrise Ceremony, 8:00 am Breakfast, 9:00 am Spiritual Service, 10:00 am Friendship Round Dance, 11:00 am Jingle Dress Dance (part of Winona All-Call celebration hosted by Winona LaDuke and Honor the Earth), ONGOING Native Vendors (food, crafts, and other wares).

August 23 - August 25, 2019

Cha Cha Bah Ning 39th Annual Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Inger, MN. Earl Robinson Pow Wow Grounds
Info: -Website-
Additional Info: Friday: 6:00 p.m. Warm Ups & Feast. Saturday: 12-2:00 p.m. Registration, 1:30 p.m. Grand Entry, 6-8:00 p.m. Registration, 7:00 p.m. Grand Entry. Sunday: 12-2:00 p.m. Registration, 1:30 p.m. Grand Entry.

August 30 - September 1, 2019

Wii Gitchie Ni Mi Dim Labor Day Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Cass Lake, MN. Leech Lake Veterans Grounds
Directions: Located next to the Palace Casino on Palace Drive
Info: Vicky Goggleye 218-335-8395 or 218-839-9129 -Email- -Website-
Additional Info: Friday: 7pm Grand Entry. Saturday: 10am Flag Raising, 11am-2pm Registration, 1pm Grand Entry, 5pm Feast, 6pm-8pm Registration, 7pm Grand Entry. Sunday: 10am Flag Raising, 11am-2pm Registration, 1pm Grand Entry, 5pm Feast.

August 30 - September 2, 2019

46th Annual Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Ponemah, MN. Ponemah Pow Wow Grounds
Info: Wayne Johnson 218-556-8329 or Bonnie Cloud at 218-554-7590
Additional Info: Four days, six sessions at 1 PM and 7 PM each day. A parade will take place at 2 PM on Saturday with line up at 11 AM.

September 13 - September 15, 2019

Mendota's 20th Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mpls by airport, MN. St Peters Church
Info: Sharon Lennartson 651-452-4141 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): TBA
AD(s): TBA
Host Drum(s): Oyate Teca, Co-host Drumhop
Cost: Free, there is a $5.00 donation for the button to help with expenses.

September 20 - September 22, 2019

Mahkato 47th Annual Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. 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. Coming from 169 heading north into Mankato: Entering Mankato from the southwest on 169/60 you need to go past the Highway 68 turnoff and continue on 169/60 down the hill for about half of a mile. You will see a sign for Land of Memories in the median with an arrow pointing left. There is a left hand turn lane at the bottom of the hill. After you make this turn take the first left, go up a small hill, over the railroad tracks and into the campground.
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): Mazakute Singers, Santee, N
Cost: General Admission $7.00 for the entire weekend
Additional Info: Grand Entries: Friday at 7 PM. Saturday at 1 PM and 7 PM. Sunday at 1 PM.

September 20 - September 22, 2019

Battle Point 22nd Annual Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Federal Dam, MN. Battle Point Pow Wow Grounds, Battle Point Drive
Directions: (N) 35.9 mi E. on US-2 E of Bemidji MN Right Co Rd 8 (Bena) NE/County 8 NE 10.0 mi 8. Turn right Co Rd 73 NE 6.2 mi (S) 20 mi. E of Walker Hwy 200 left MN 84 11.8 m. R. Co. Rd. 73 6.2m. To Battle Point DR
Info: -Website-

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