Pow Wow Weekend Planner

ICTMN Staff
9/14/12

Ready to get your powwow on this weekend?

Great! We've put together a great list of powwows happening all across the nation this weekend just for you!

If one of these exciting events is located near you, we recommend heading over to enjoy some lively dancing and drumming, thrilling musical performances, and delicious, authentic foods!

9th Annual Dakota Homecoming and Gathering, Minnesota

When & Where: September 14th – 16th at Lake Park in Winona, Minnesota.

Festivities begin at 9AM on Friday to kick off with a Youth Education day. Saturday will begin with the sun at 6:30AM with a Sunrise Ceremony. Activities throughout the weekend will include tent-making demonstrations, traditional dancing, Moccasin Tournament, and more! For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Visitors Bureau 507.452.2278

59th Annual Chicago Pow Wow, Illinois

When & Where: September 14th – 16th at the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois.

According to their site the annual Chicago Pow Wow strives each year to “promote the fellowship among Indian people of all Tribes living in metropolitan Chicago an to create bonds of understanding and communication between Indians and non-Indians in this city.” Weekend festivities include a fashion show by LeAnn Hascon Ward, Navajo, Native skateboarding demonstration, movie night, and more! For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: 773.275.5871; aic50@aic-chicago.org

Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia Powwow, Virginia

When & Where: September 15th – 16th at the Surry Parks & Recreation Center Grounds in Surry, Virginia.

Gates open each day at 10AM with a grand entry at 12PM on Saturday and 1PM on Sunday. Powwow goers will enjoy the authentic Native American crafts, storytelling, dancing, foods, and more. Admission is $5 for adults. Your Master of Ceremonies is John “Blackfeather” Jefferies. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Lynette Allston 757.686.8602; nottowayofva@aol.com

Autumn Harvest Powwow, New York

When & Where: September 15th – 16th at the Little Theatre on the Farm in Ft. Edward, New York.

Celebrating its second year, the annual Autumn Harvest Powwow is chockfull of great events. Gates open at 10AM each day. Special performances by Medicine Horse Drum, Onyota aka Oneida Dance Troupe, and Laughing Couple Interactive Storytellers. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Janice Knowlton 518.638.8925; memesnackshack@peoplepc.com

37th Annual Trail of Courage Living History Festival, Indiana

When & Where: September 17th – 18th in Rochester, Indiana.

Know as the “place where history comes alive, where you can trace the very footsteps of history, and have a good time doing it,” the Trail of Courage Living History Festival takes attendees to another time and place in history. With “foods cooked over wood fires, period music and dance, traditional crafts,historic camps and trading, canoe rides on the river” attendees are transported to life as it was in the 1800’s. Admission is $6. For more information about this event, click here.

Contact: Fulton County Historical Society 547.223.4436; fchs@rtcol.com

Be sure to take a look at our full list of powwows happening this weekend  and throughout the year on our powwow listings page!

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