Welcome to this listing of upcoming pow wows for Minnesota.

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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 Annual Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mendota, MN. St Peters Church, 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Info: Sharon Lennartson 651-452-4141 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Gary Charwood, Jerry Dearly
AD(s): Bradley Downwind Jr
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: Diane Smith 218-507-0842 or Leah Monroe 218-760-3127 -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Dave Northbird & Wes Jourdain
AD(s): Gerald White and Gordon Fineday
Host Drum(s): Ojibwe Nation and Red Willow

September 20, 2019

September's Family Fun Night - Mini Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis American Indian Center, 1530 East Franklin Avenue
Info: Culture Language Arts Network -Website-
Additional Info: Native CLAN, Native FAN and Franklin Library will co-host a mini-powwow. Dinner is at 5:00pm and Grand Entry is at 6:00pm. Sponsored dance specials (TBA) and several raffles! Everyone is welcome and this event is free

October 18, 2019

Pokey Paro Ojibwe School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Cloquet, MN. 49 University Road
Info: Tara Dupuis 218-878-7224 218-878-7276 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Frank Goodwin
AD(s): Jarvis Paro
Host Drum(s): Cedar Creek
Cost: Fond du Lac Ojibwe School Singers
Contest Info: Princess/Brave Contest 1:15-2:45
Additional Info: Craft Vendors contact Maria DeFoe @ 218-878-7239 PLEASE NO FOOD or CANDY VENDORS

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