Upcoming Pow Wows for Aug. 17-21

by Aug 9, 2016Happenings0 comments


Note: This list of pow wows was compiled by One Feather staff.  The One Feather does not endorse any of these dances. It is simply a listing of ones occurring throughout the continent.  Please call before traveling.


98th Annual Crow Fair Pow Wow & Parade Celebration.  Aug. 17-22 in Crow Agency, Mont.  Emcees: Thomas Morning Owl, Burton Pretty On Top, Chris Parrish, Kasey Nicholson, Charles Moran, Sargie Old Horn.  Host Drums: Young Spirit, Young Bear.  Local Host Drum: Yellow Eagle.  Info: (406) 679-2108


212th Annual Umonhon Hedewachi Pow Wow.  Aug. 18-21 at Omaha Nation in Macy, Neb.  Emcees: Mitch “Chiefie” Parker, Clifford Wolfie.  Head Southern Singer: Jason Sheridan.  Info: Venetia Wolfe (402) 837-5728, v_wolfepk@yahoo.com


Annual Pow Wow & Hand Game Tournament.  Aug. 19-21 in Towaoc, Colo.  Info: (800) 258-8007


22nd Annual Sacramento Contest Pow Wow.  Aug. 19-21 in Sacremento, Calif.  MC: Tom Phillips Sr.  Host Southern: Red Buffalo.  Info: (916) 804-7326, wailaki10@comcast.net


50th Annual Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Pow Wow.  Aug. 19-21 at Iskigamizigun Pow Wow Grounds in Onamia, Minn.  Emcees: Amik Gahbow, Pete Gahbow.  Co-Host Drums: Timber Trails, Pipestone.  Info: Tony Pike (320) 980-5367, Carla Big Bear (320) 362-0862


Muckleshoot 40th Annual Skopabsh Pow Wow.  Aug. 19-21 at Muckleshoot Pow Wow Grounds in Auburn, Wash.  Info: (253) 876-3327, grant.timentwa@muckleshoot.nsn.us


Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Annual Wacipi.  Aug. 19-21 at SMSC Wacipi Grounds in Shakopee, Minn.  Emcees: Wallace Coffey, Ruben Little Head.  Host Drums: Northern Cree, Iron Boy.  Invited Drums: Midnite Express, Young Bear, The Boyz, Cree Confederation, Maza Kute, Cozad, Young Bucks, Sizzortail, Mato Pejuta, Yung Bux.  Info: (952) 445-8900, social@shakopeedakota.org, www.smscwacipi.org


34th Annual Traditional Fall Pow Wow.  Aug. 20-21 at Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Ind.  Sandy Maddox (765) 453-9025, maddox.s@comcast.net


Roasting Ears of Corn 36th Annual Festival.  Aug. 20-21 at Museum of Indian Culture in Allentown, Penn.  MC: George Stonefish. Host Drum: Youngblood.  Guest Drum: White Buffalo.  Info: (610) 797-2121, www.museumofindianculture.org


5th Annual Honoring our Veterans Pow Wow.  Aug. 20-21 at Shelby County Fairgrounds in Sidney, Ohio.  MC: Aaron Stevens.  Host Drum: Southern Singers.  Other Drum: Chaske Hotain.  Info: George Reiter (513) 375-5186, george_j_reiter@yahoo.com