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

2016 Guide to Powwow Country


 
 June 17 – 19, 2016

Stewart Father’s Day Powwow
5500 Snyder Avenue
Carson City, Nevada USA
Contact: Denise M. Becker / dmbecker@nic.nv.gov
Vendor Info: Chris Ann Gibbons / cgibbons@nic.nv.gov
Phone: 775-687-8333
 

June 17 – 19, 2016

Noongam Traditional Powwow
June 17, open at 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
18th and 19th  2016  Sunrise Ceremony,
Powwow open 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Queen Juliana Park, Dow's Lake, Ottawa, Ontario
(870 Carling Avenue, near intersection of Carling Ave. and Preston St.) 

web: www.noongamtraditionalpowwow.wordpress.com
email:  noongamtraditionalpowwow@gmail.com
Everyone Welcome


June 17 – 20, 2016

Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival & Competition Powwow
Vincent Massey Park
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
www.ottawasummersolstice.ca
 

June 18, 2016

Chief William Father’s Day Powwow
Chief William Powwow Arbor
12 km south of Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada
Contact: Frances Supernault / 250-280-1450
Contact: Virginia Gilbert / 250-267-6588
Contact: JoAnne Moiese / 250-267-7147
 

June 18, 2016

21st Annual Mattaponi Powwow
Mattaponi Indian Reservation
1413 Mattaponi Reservation Circle
West Point, Virginia, USA
Contact: Mark Custalow
Phone: 804-769-8783
Email: mcustalow@gcaservices.com
 

June 18 – 19, 2016

Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration and Powwow
Middlesex County Fair Grounds
655 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Contact: 718-686-9297
Email: native@redhawkcouncil.org
www.redhawkcouncil.org
 

June 18 – 19, 2016

17th Annual Fort Robinson Intertribal Gathering
Fort Robinson State Park
3200 US HWY 20
Crawford, Nebraska, USA
Phone: 308-632-1311
www.panhandlercd.com

 
June 18 – 19, 2016

Kaboni Traditional Powwow
Thunderbird Park
Wikwemikong, Ontario, Canada
Phone (toll-free): 1-844-945-8687    
Email: inquiries@wikwemikong.ca
www.wikwemikong.ca
 

June 18 – 19, 2016

Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Annual Powwow
Pine Creek Reservation
1485 Mno-Bmadzewen Way
Fulton, Michigan, USA
Contact: Robyn Burlingham
Phone: 269-704-8373
www.nhbpi.com/pow-wow-2016
 

June 18 – 19, 2016

35th Annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow
Center of the West's Robbie Powwow Garden
720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, Wyoming, USA
Contact: Nancy McClure                          
Phone: 307-578-4102
www.centerofthewest.org/event/plains-indian-museum-powwow
 

June 18 – 19, 2016

55th Annual Aamjiwnaang First Nation Powwow
Bear Park
1972 Virgil Avenue
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Tracy Williams
Phone: 519-336-8410
 

June 21, 2016

Igniting the Spirit Gala 2016
A Celebration of the Thunderbird
Time: 5:00 - 9:30 pm
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Shelagh Mills
Phone: 613-612-5482
Email: smills@wabano.com
www.wabano.com 

June 21, 2016

National Aboriginal Day
Celebrate National Aboriginal Day with
performamces, fun and food
8:00 am - 8:00pm
Lloydminster Friendship Centre
4602 - 49 Avenue
Lloydminster, Alberta

Contact Melva: 306-825-6558 


June 23, 2016

7th Annual National Aboriginal History Month Celebration
Yonge & Dundas Square
Time: 12:00 – 8:00 pm
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 416-964-9087
www.ncct.on.ca
 

June 23 – 26, 2016

Fort McKay Treaty Days
Fort McKay First Nation, Alberta, Canada
Contact: Audrey Redcrow
Phone: 780-215-2384
Email: aredcrow@fortmckay.com
 

June 24 – 26, 2016

19th Annual Peoria Powwow
Peoria Powwow Grounds
60610 East 90 Road (at County Road 137 & E-90 Road)
Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Phone: 918-540-2535
www.peoriatribe.com
 

June 24 – 26, 2016

Iyinowak Annual Powwow
SLCN Cultural Powwow Grounds
Saddle Lake Cree Territory, Alberta, Canada
Vendors: Marilyn Makokis / 780-726-7609
Vendors: Fabian Large / 780-726-4020
www.saddlelake.ca
 

June 24 – 26, 2016

Lake Vermilion Traditional Powwow
Lake Vermilion Powwow Grounds
Vermilion, Minnesota, USA
Contact: Muriel Deegan / 218-750-7772 / murieldeegan@yahoo.com
Contact: Tracey Dagen / 218-780-1478 / traceydagen@gmail.com
 

June 25, 2016

APTN Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration
The Forks
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Time: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Powwow Grand Entry begins at 1:00 pm
LIVE concert begins at 7:00 pm

www.aboriginaldaylive.ca

Phone: 204-947-9331 ext. 358
Email: info@aptn.ca
 

June 25 – 26, 2016

Dokis First Nation 16th Annual Traditional Powwow
Dokis First Nation, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Paige Restoule / 705-494-0912
Contact: Gwen Dokis / 705-763-2280
Email: dokispowwowcommittee@gmail.com
 

June 28 – 30, 2016

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Annual Competition Powwow
“Mamowi Wicitowin”
18 km SE of Lac La Biche
Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Alberta, Canada
Contact: Marlene Sharphead / 780-623-2553
Contact: James Gladue / 780-404-3287