Upcoming Pow Wows for Aug. 17-20

by Aug 8, 2017Happenings0 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.


99th Annual Crow Fair.  Aug. 17-20 in Crow Agency, Mont.  Emcees: Jason Goodstriker, Howie Thompson, Truman “Boogie” Jefferson Jr.  Host Drums: Black Lodge, Young Spirit.  Info: Samuel Enemy Hunter (406) 240-6935, Kaylene Little Light (406) 665-5430, crowfairvendor2017@gmail.com


155th Annual Crow Creek Dakota Nation Wacipi.  Aug. 18-20 in Ft. Thompson, SD.  Emcees: Jerry Dearly Sr., Jesse St. John Sr.  Host Drums: Stoney Park, Young Blue Bird.  Info: Jeff Swanson (605) 730-2114


Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi.  Aug. 18-20 at SMSC Wacipi Grounds in Shakopee, Minn.  Emcees: Juaquin Hamilton, Ruben Little Head.  Host Drum: Northern Cree.  Invited Drums: Midnite Express, Young Bear, Sharpshooter, Southern Style, Yellowhammer, Wild Band of Comanches, High Noon, Showtime, Mato Pejuta, Bull Horn.  Info: (952) 445-8900, www.smscwacipi.org


Sounds of Thunder Mountain Contest Pow Wow & Celebration.  Aug. 19-20 at Kaibab Paiute Reservation in West Fredonia, Ariz.  MC: Alex O. Shepard.  Info: Ona Segundo (928) 643-6114


Annual Pow Wow and Health Fair.  Aug. 19 at Romanowski Park in Detroit, Mich.  Host Drum: Eagle Flight.  Info: Frederick Blaisdell (313) 846-3718, fblaisdell@aihfs.org


2nd Annual Dine’ Land Gourd Dance.  Aug. 19 at Gallup Community Service Center in Gallup, NM.  MC: Erny Zah.  Head Singer: Gerwin Coochise.  Info: Kenneth Smith (505) 870-6796, elle_jj1225@yahoo.com