Upcoming Pow Wows for Aug. 2-5

by Jul 27, 2018Happenings


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.


33rd Annual Oglala Lakota Nation Fair (Wacipi, Rodeo).  Aug. 2-5 in Pine Ridge, SD.  Emcees: Jerry Dearly, Chris Eagle Hawk.  Info: (605) 867-8420, 867-8427, or 867-8462


Turtle Mountain Little Shell Memorial Pow Wow.  Aug. 3-5 in Dunseith, ND.  Emcees: Bill Taylor (Sioux Valley, Manitoba, Canada), Sanford Strong Arm.  Host Drum: Kawacatoose Boyz.  Info: Bob Longie (701) 278-5624 or Marshall LaRocque (701) 244-5868


32nd Annual Pic Mobert Traditional Pow Wow.  Aug. 3-5 on Pic Mobert Reserve in Pic Mobert North, Ontario, Canada.  MC: Jimmy Mishquart.  Host Drum: Black Lodge.  Co-Host Drum: Fearless Thunder.  Info: Thurson Kwissiwa (807) 228-2009


39th Annual Kamloopa Pow Wow.  Aug. 3-5 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.  Emcees: Stan Isadore, Russell Red Crow.  Host Drum: Bullhorn.  Info: Kamloopa Pow Wow Society (250) 828-9782, powwow@kib.ca


40th Annual Traditional Sobriety Pow Wow.  Aug. 3-5 at Mashkawisen Treatment Center in Sawyer, Minn.  Info: Jim Mallery (218) 879-6731, jamesm@mashkawisen.com


Kawacatoose Pow Wow.  Aug. 3-5 at Kawacatoose First Nation Pow Wow Grounds in Raymore, Saskatchewan, Canada.  Emcees: Donny Speidel, Tony Delanie.  Host Drum: North Buffalo. Info: Lenora Pelly (306) 835-7096, Dean Kay (306) 835-7748, or Brad Poorman (306) 216-7596


Long Plain First Nation Pow Wow.  Aug. 3-5 on Long Plain First Nation Reserve in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada.  Emcees: Clifton Goodwill, Keveon Kingbird, Dennis Meeches.  Host Drum: Wooden Face.  Info: Noella Peters (204) 872-3286


Rocky Boy’s 54th Annual Celebration.  Aug. 3-5 at Rocky Boy Pow Wow Grounds in Box Elder, Mont.  Emcees: Howie Thomson, Dale Old Horn, Vince Beyl, Daryl Wright.  Host Drum: Northern Cree, The Boyz, Wild Band of Comanches.  Info: (406) 395-5705


21st Annual Summer Woodland Pow Wow.  Aug. 4-5 at Zane Shawnee Caverns and Southwind Park in Bellefontaine, Ohio.  Info: Sonnes Makwa Pope (937) 592-9592, sonnesmakwa@gmail.com


48th Annual Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow.  Aug. 4-5 at Minarets High School in O’Neals, Calif.  MC: Frankie Williams.  Info: Jordan Clar (559) 877-2115, events@sierramonomuseum.org


58th Annual Wiikwemkoong Cultural Festival.  Aug. 4-6 at Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.  Emcees: Ruben Little Head, Chris Pheasant.  (877) 859-2385, www.wiikwemikongheritage.org


Northern Plains Oyate Traditional Pow Wow.  Aug. 4 at Fort Union Trading Post in Williston, ND.  Host Drum: White Lodge.  Info: Charles Crazy Bull (701) 570-7477, northernplainsoyate@gmail.com


Poundmaker’s Lodge Treatment Centres Annual Pow Wow.  Aug. 4-5 in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada.  Info: Libby Szarka (780) 458-1884