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Aboriginal Community Events

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Windspeaker and AMMSA maintain an extensive list of community events scheduled throughout Indian Country. 

While the events are Aboriginal (First Nation, non-status, Métis and Inuit) and Native American they are open to people of all cultures. 

All events listed are confirmed.

Please contact us to have your event listed here.
Email: market@ammsa.com


Check out our collection of powwow photo galleries: http://www.ammsa.com/publications/windspeaker/photos-powwow-trail 

Download the 2016 Guide to Powwow Country (includes the Powwow Calendar events listings):

2016 Guide to Powwow Country


 

August 2 – 4, 2016

Thundering Hills Powwow

Nekaneet First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada

Contact: Administration Office

Phone: 306-662-3660

 

August 3 – 10, 2016

26th Annual Montreal First Peoples Festival

Film & Video Showcase

At multiple venues throughout Montreal

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

INFO-FESTIVAL line: 514-278-4040 

Email: tev@nativelynx.qc.ca

www.presenceautochtone.ca

 

August 4 – 7, 2016

Innu Nikamu Festival

Aboriginal music & arts festival

Mani-Utenam, Québec, Canada

Phone: 418-927-2476

www.innunikamu.ca

 

August 5 – 7, 2016

8th Annual Healing Mother Earth Intertribal & Traditional Powwow

Fischer’s Pine Lake

3924 Maple Road

Jefferson, Ohio, USA

Contact: Sandi Red Wolf

Phone: 440-344-9845 / 440-319-4483

Email: redwolf_0801@aol.com

 

August 5 – 7, 2016

Constance Lake First Nation Powwow

On Hwy 11, just west of Hearst, Ontario

Constance Lake First Nation, Ontario, Canada

Contact: Band Office

Phone: 705-463-4511

 

August 5 – 7, 2016

52nd Annual Rocky Boy Celebration

Rocky Boy, Montana, USA

Contact: Dustin Whitford or Caryn Sangrey

Phone: 406-395-5705

 

August 5 - August 15, 2016

Lil Warriors Summer Day Camps
Start dates throughout August
Bear Cubs 5 - 8 years
Buffalo's 9 - 12 years
Lloydminster Friendship Centre
4602 - 49 Avenue
Lloydminster, Alberta

Contact RaeAnne or Nicole: 306-825-6558

 

 

August 6 – 7, 2016

Poundmaker’s Lodge Annual Powwow

25108 Poundmaker Road

Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada

Phone: 1-866-458-1884 / 780-458-1884

Email: info@poundmaker.org

www.poundmakerslodge.com

 

August 6 – 7, 2016

Bear Mountain Powwow

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area

Harriman State Park

Palisades Interstate Parkway

Stony Point, New York, USA

Phone: 718-686-9297

Email: native@redhawkcouncil.org

www.redhawkcouncil.org

 

August 6 – 7, 2016

Prophetstown Powwow

Prophetstown State Recreation Area

Prophetstown, Illinois, USA

Phone: 815-441-0148

www.prophetstownpowwow.com

 

August 9 – 13, 2016

Aboriginal Music Week

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contact: Alan Greyeyes

Email: alan@ammb.ca

www.aboriginalmusicweek.ca

 

August 11 – 14, 2016

Siksika Nation Fair

Siksika, Alberta, Canada

Contact: Lucille Wright

Phone: 403-734-5100 / 403-901-9817

www.siksikanation.com

 

August 11 – 14, 2016

19th Annual John Arcand Fiddle Fest

Windy Acres on Pine Lake Hwy #60

SW of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Contact: Vicki Arcand

Phone: 306-382-0111

Email: windy.acres@sasktel.net

www.johnarcandfiddlefest.com

 

August 12 – 13, 2016

Caldwell First Nation Powwow

Traditional Caldwell Territory

Corner of Bevel Line & Seacliff Drive East

Leamington, Ontario, Canada

Contact: Lonnie Dodge or Isabel Lewis

Phone: 519-322-1766

www.caldwellpowwow.ca

 

August 12 – 14, 2016

Samson Cree Nation Celebration Powwow

Bear Hills Park

Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada

Contact: Holly Johnson

Phone: 780-361-4939

www.samsoncelebration.com

www.samsoncree.com

 

August 13 – 14, 2016

60th Annual O-Sa-Wan Powwow & Native American Marketplace

Hosted by the Mascoutin Society of Chicagoland

Francis Field Fairgrounds

801 E. Francis Road

New Lenox, Illinois, USA

Contact: Linda / 847-882-1644 or 847-721-6890

Vendor Info: Marie / 847-215-1846

 

August 13 – 14, 2016

Tyendinaga Powwow

Tsi tkerhitoten Park

275 Bayshore Road

Tyendinaga, Ontario, Canada

Phone: 613-396-3424

 

August 17 – 22, 2016

Crow Fair Powwow & Parade Celebration

98th Annual Teepee Capital of the World

Crow Agency, Montana, USA

Info: 406-679-2108

 

August 19 – 21, 2016

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi

SMSC Wacipi Grounds

3212 Dakotah Parkway

Shakopee, Minnesota, USA

Phone: 952-445-8900

 

August 19 – 21, 2016

Frog Lake Canadian Classic Powwow
Six Chiefs Cultural Grounds
Frog Lake First Nation, Alberta, Canada
Contact: Harvey Dufresne Jr / 780-943-3737
Contact: Kendra Quinney / 780-943-3737
Vendor Info: Shirley Quinney 780-614-0044

 


August 20 – 21, 2016 

30th Annual Chippewas of Rama First Nation Powwow

Rama Temporary Powwow Grounds

5884 Rama Road

Rama, Ontario, Canada

Phone: 705-325-3611 ext. 1299
www.ramafirstnation.ca/powwow

 

August 27 – 28, 2016

Three Fires Homecoming Powwow & Traditional Gathering

Blue #2789 1st Line Road (Mississauga Rd.)

Hagersville, Ontario, Canada

Contact: Faith Rivers

Phone: 519-757-7253

www.newcreditpowwow.com

 

August 27th – 28th, 2016

19t Annual Shawanaga First Nation Powwow
Shawanaga Powwow Grounds
2 Church Street (Across from School)
Shawanaga First Nation, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Sherrill Judge
Phone: 705-366-2378

www.shawanagafirstnation.ca/2016-shawanaga-pow-wow-aug-27-28/