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Aboriginal Community Events

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.
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2015 Guide to Powwow Country Events

Click on image above or link to download large format calendar

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


 

June 24, 2015

6th Annual National Aboriginal History Month Celebration
Yonge & Dundas Square
Time: 12:00 – 8:00 pm
Toronto, Ontario
Phone: 416-964-9087

 

June 26 – 28, 2015

Iyinowak Annual Powwow
Saddle Lake Cree Territory, Alberta
Phone: 780-726-3829

www.saddlelake.ca


June 26 – 28, 2015

18th Annual Peoria Powwow
Peoria Powwow Grounds
60610 East 90 Road
(at County Road 137 & E-90 Road)
Miami, Oklahoma
Phone: 918-540-2535
Email: cstacy@peoriatribe.com
www.peoriatribe.com

 

June 30 – July 2, 2015

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Annual Competition Powwow
Honoring Iskwewak
18 km SE of Lac La Biche
Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Alberta
Contact: Gerald Whitford
Phone: 780-623-2553


 

 July 1 5, 2015

117th Annual Arlee Celebration
Arlee, Montana
Contact: Willie Stevens, Chairman
Phone: 406-270-6958
Email: willies@cskt.org

www.arleepowwow.com

 

July 2 – 5, 2015

143rd Annual Quapaw Powwow
Beaver Springs Park
5681 South 630 Road
Quapaw, Oklahoma
Phone : 918-542-1853

www.quapawtribe.com

 

July 3 – 5, 2015

O’Chiese First Nation Competition Powwow
Celebrating Our Cultural Heritage
O’Chiese First Nation Reserve
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Contact: Doreen Gladeau
Phone: 1-888-256-3884 / 403-418-5566

 

July 3 – 5, 2015

Ermineskin Cree Nation Powwow
Celebrating Life
Maskwacis Park
Maskwacis, Alberta

Contact: Iris Albert / Phone: 780-585-3065
Contact: Nina Makinaw / Phone: 780-352-1321
www.ermineskin.ca

 

July 3 – 5, 2015

21st Annual Wildhorse Resort & Casino Powwow
Umatilla Reservation
46510 Wildhorse Blvd.
Pendleton, Oregon
Phone: 1-800-654-9453

Email: info@wildhorseresort.com

 

July 3 – 5, 2015

18th Annual Swan Lake Competition Powwow
At Junction #23 & Junction #34
Swan Lake, Manitoba
Contact: Dan McKinney / Phone: 204-836-2820
Contact: Eileen Catcheway / Phone: 204-836-2424
Email: slfn_powwow@yahoo.com

 

July 6 – 17, 2015

Principal of First Nation Schools Part II
Email: reception@snpolytechnic.com

 

July 7 – 9, 2015

36th Annual General Assembly (AGA)
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
on the Mohawks of Kahnawá:ke traditional territory -
Montréal, Quebec.
The AGA will be held in two venues, the Hotel Bonaventure Montréal (previously the Hilton Bonaventure)
and the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel.

For more information, please visit the AFN website at www.afn.ca

or contact the following individuals:
General Inquiries
Tash Cote
Telephone: (613) 241-6789, ext. 274
Fax: (613) 241-5808
E-mail: tcote@afn.ca

 

July 7 – 9, 2015

Sakicawasihk 2015 – Gold Eagle Casino Powwow
North Battleford Exhibition Grounds
SE corner of City of North Battleford, SK-40
North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Contact: Leanne
Phone: 1-877-446-3833 ext. 8258
Vendor Contact: Harris
Phone: 1-877-446-3833 ext. 8259
Princess Pageant / Little Warrior
Contact: Karen / Phone: 1-877-446-3833 ext. 8271
www.goldeaglecasino.ca

 

July 9 – 12, 2015

64th Annual North American Indian Days
Blackfeet Reservation
Browning, Montana
Contact: James McNeely / Phone: 406-338-3513

Contact: Elma Carlson / Phone: 406-338-7179
Contact: Marilyn Parsons / Phone: 406-338-4389
www.blackfeetcountry.com

 

July 10 – 12, 2015

Enoch Cree Nation Powwow
Enoch Cree Nation, Alberta
Phone: 780-470-0359

 

 

July 10 – 12, 2015

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Annual Powwow
Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Alberta
Contact: Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Administration Office
Phone: 780-967-2225
www.ansn.ca


July 10 – 12, 2015

31st Annual Great Mohican Powwow
Mohican Reservation Campgrounds
23270 Wally Road South (County Road 3175)
Loudonville, Ohio
Phone: 1-800-766-2267

Email: powwow@mohicanreservation.com

www.mohicanpowwow.com

 

July 11 – 12, 2015

25th Annual Echoes of a Proud Nation Powwow
Renewing our Spirits through the Power of the Drum
Kahnawake Powwow Grounds (10 miles south of Montreal)
Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Quebec
Phone: 450-632-8667

Email: info@kahnawakepowwow.com
www.kahnawakepowwow.com

 

July 13 – 17, 2015

First Nation Education Leadership Institute
Email: reception@snpolytechnic.com

 

July 16 – 19, 2015

Back to Batoche Festival Days
At the Back to Batoche Site
Batoche, Saskatchewan
Phone: 306-343-8385 / 306-715-8302

Email: admin@backtobatoche.org
www.backtobatoche.org

 

July 17 – 19, 2015

Kainai Powwow & Celebration
Red Crow Park
Standoff, Alberta

Phone: 587-220-0046
www.kainaipowwow.com

 

July 17 – 19, 2015

 

 

Dakota Oyate Wacipi 2015
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Manitoba

Phone: 204-855-2671 or 204-412-0455 

 

July 17 – 19, 2015

 

 

Onion Lake Cree Nation Annual Powwow
Onion Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan
Contact: Bruce Whitestone
Phone: 306-344-7541

www.onionlake.ca

 

July 17 – 26, 2015

 

Great Northern Arts Festival
Connected: Sharing Past and Present to Ensure
an Inspired Future
Midnight Sun Complex
Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Phone: 867-777-8638
Email: gnaf@inuvik.ca

 

 


www.gnaf.org


July 18, 2015

 

7th Annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Powwow


Freedom Financial Services EXPO Center
3650 N. Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Contact: Al & Rhetta Walter
Phone: 719-559-0525
Email: Rhetta_Walter@hotmail.com

www.palmerdividehistory.org

 

July 18 – 19, 2015

 

Timiskaming First Nation 13th Annual Powwow, Culture & Heritage Festival


Timiskaming First Nation Arbor
Notre Dame du Nord, Quebec
Contact: Festival Committee
Phone: 819-723-2255

 

 

 

July 23 – 26, 2015

149th Annual Winnebago Homecoming Celebration
Winnebago Veterans Memorial Park
Winnebago, Nebraska
Contact: Terry St. Cyr
Phone: 402-241-7536

www.winnebagotribe.com

 

July 24 – 26, 2015

Spirit of the People Powwow
Honoring Our Women
Tzeachten Sports Field
46770 Bailey Road
Chilliwack, British Columbia

Contact: Gary Abbott
Phone: 604-845-5234
Email: garyvabbott@live.com

 

July 24 – 26, 2015

37th Annual Thunderbird Grand Mid-Summer Powwow
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York
Phone: 718-347-FARM (3276)
www.queensfarm.org

www.thunderbirdamericanindiandancers.org

 

July 24 – 26, 2015

37th Annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding
Honoring the Ogitchidaag
Ojibwa Campground
Baraga, Michigan

Contact: Gary Loonsfoot
Phone: 906-353-4108
Email: gloonsfoot@kbic-nsn.gov

 

July 24 – 26, 2015

46th Annual Kihekah Steh Powwow
Kihekah Steh Powwow Grounds
193rd Road & 52nd W Avenue (Javine Hill Road)
Skiatook, Oklahoma
Contact: Donna Phillips
Phone: 918-381-7996
Email: dkphillips2002@gmail.com

 

July 24 – 26, 2015

36th Annual Grand River ‘Champion of Champions’ Powwow
Chiefswood Tent & Trailer Park
Six Nations of the Grand River Community
Ohsweken, Ontario

Phone: 519-751-3908 / 1-866-393-3001
Email: info@grpowwow.ca
www.grpowwow.ca

 

July 24 – 26, 2015

Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s 1st Annual Skitswish Powwow
Worley, Idaho, USA
Contact: Milton Nomee / Phone: 509-671-3504
Contact: Jeanie Louie / Phone: 208-568-1121 

Contact: Bobbie White / Phone: 208-582-3518

 

July 25 – 26, 2015

59th 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
Contact: Linda Hayford

Phone: 847-882-1644 / 847-721-6890
www.mascoutin.com

 

July 27 – 29, 2015

Carry the Kettle First Nation Powwow
Sintaluta, Saskatchewan
Phone: 306-727-2135 

 

July 29 – August 5, 2015

25th Annual Montreal First Peoples Festival
Film & Video Showcase
At multiple venues throughout Montreal
Montreal, Quebec
INFO-FESTIVAL line: 514-570-4774
(valid from June 30th to August 10th)


Phone: 514-278-4040
Email: tev@nativelynx.qc.ca
www.presenceautochtone.ca

 

July 30 – August 2, 2015

31st Annual Innu Nikamu Festival
Aboriginal music & arts festival
Mani-utenam, Québec
Phone: 418-927-2476 / 418-927-2704

Email: festival@innunikamu.ca

www.innunikamu.ca

 

July 31 – August 2, 2015

53rd Annual Lac La Biche Powwow Days & Fish Derby
Lac La Biche Recreation Grounds
Lac La Biche, Alberta
Contact: Colleen (780-623-2477)
Email: LLBPowWow@gmail.com

 

July 31 – August 2, 2015

Kamloopa Powwow
Secwepemc Powwow Grounds
Kamloops, British Columbia
Contact: Kamloopa Powwow Society

Phone: 250-828-9782
Email: powwow@kib.ca
www.tkemlups.ca


July 31 – August 2, 2015

49th Annual Menominee Powwow
Woodland Bowl
Keshena, Wisconsin, USA
1-800-343-7778