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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.
Email: market@ammsa.com


 

2014 Guide to Powwow Country

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


2014 Guide to Powwow Country Events calendar now available for free download!

2014 Guide to Powwow CountryClick on image or here to download full size
PDF file of poster.


 

August 1 – 3, 2014

Lac La Biche 52nd Annual Powwow Days
Lac La Biche Recreation Ground
Lac La Biche, Alberta
1-877-623-9696 

 

August 1 – 3, 2014

Kamloopa Powwow
Secwepemc Powwow Grounds,
Kamloops, British Columbia
Info: 250-828-978
www.tkemlups.ca
 

 

August 2 – 3, 2014

Bear Mountain Powwow
Anthony Wayne Recreation Area
Harriman State Park

Palisades Interstate Parkwa
Stony Point, New York
718-686-9297

www.redhawkcouncil.org
Email: native@redhawkcouncil.org 

 

August 2 – 3, 2014

Prophetstown Annual Powwow
Intertribal - Traditional
Prophetstown State Recreation Area
Prophetstown, Illinois
815-441-0148
Email : riverat2@yahoo.com
www.prophetstownpowwow.com

 

August 2 – 4, 2014

54th Annual Wikwemikong Cultural Festival
Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
705-859-2385 or toll-free 1-877-859-2385
www.wikwemikongheritage.org

 

August 7 – 10, 2014

17th Annual John Arcand Fiddle Fest
Windy Acres on Pike Lake Hwy #60
7 kms SW of Saskatoon, SK
306-382-0111

Email: windy.acres@sasktel.net
www.johnarcandfiddlefest.com

August 9 – 10, 2014

27th Annual Tyendinaga Traditional Powwow
Honouring  our Sisters in Spirit
Held in Tsi tkerhitoton Park Peacemaker Territory
Grand Entry 12:00 noon
cost $5.00/ Seniors $3.00 
Children under 12 free
no alcohol /no pets
For information: 
Call Brad or Ruby 613-396-5365
Come join  us...don't for get your lawn chairs

 

August 9 – 10, 2014

58th Annual O-Sa-Wan Powwow
Hosted by the  Mascoutin Society of Chicagoland
Francis Field Fairgrounds, 801 E Francis Road
New Lennox, IL
Contact: Linda Hayford 847-721-5890 or 847-882-1644
www.mascoutin.com


August 15 – 17, 2014

“8th Fire Gathering”
held at MacEwan Conference and Event Centre,
2500 University Drive NW, University of Calgary
Three days of inspiring speakers, powerful performances, informative sessions, interactive workshops, and engaging activities.

Idle No More
Aboriginal Culture & Concerns
Canadian & Indigenous Sovereignty
Progressive Politics
Environment
Building Sustainable Communities
Worker & Union Rights
 
Friday, August 15th
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Opening Ceremony
Ta’Kaiya Blaney, Michelle Thrush
 
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Idle No More Teach-In
Sylvia McAdam, Nina Wilson, Sheelah McLean, Jessica Gordon
 
Saturday, August 16th
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8th Fire Gathering Plenary Sessions
Artist Showcase
 
5:30 pm  – 7:00 pm 8th Fire Gala Dinner
Tantoo Cardinal, Aaron Paquette
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Sunday, August 17th
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 8th Fire Gathering Plenary Sessions
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 8th Fire Gathering Closing Ceremony
 
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 8th Fire Comedy Showcase
Howie Miller, Laurence Fehler, Sean Thomson
 
 
Media Contacts:
Chantal Chagnon
8th Fire Gathering / Idle No More Calgary / Cree8.ca
c: (403) 404-7664
e: Chantal@8thFireGathering.ca
 
Brian Seaman
8th Fire Gathering / Brian Seaman Agency
c: (403) 617-0082
e: Info@BrianSeamanAgency.com

Web: www.8thfiregathering.ca


August 20 – 24, 2014

Aboriginal Music Week
Winnipeg, MB
www.aboriginalmusicweek.ca

 

August 21, 22 – 24, 2014

Camping Day (August 21)
Northern Canadian Powwow Classic 2014 (August 22-24)
Behind the Frog Lake Band Office (by the arena)
Frog Lake First Nation, Albert
Contact: Harvey Dufresne Jr. 780-943-2822
Email: harveydufresne@froglake.ca 

 

August 23 – 24, 2014

Timiskaming First Nation’s
12th Annual Powwow and Traditional Gathering
Algonquin Avenue Arbor, Algonquin Avenue
Notre Dame du Nord, QC
Contact: Belinda Larabie 819-723-2255
Email: culture.coordinator@atfn.ca

 

August 23 – 24, 2014

4th Annual Turtle Island Ga-Lo-Ni Powwow
Ditto Landing, Ditto Landing Road SE
Huntsville, Alabama
Info: Hal Colston 901-876-5344

 

August 23 – 24, 2014

Three Fires Homecoming Powwow & Traditional Gathering
Blue #2789 1st Line Road (Mississauga Rd)
Hagersville, ON
Contact: Faith Rivers 519-445-2283 or 905-768-5686
Email: info@newcreditpowwow.com

www.newcreditpowwow.com

 

August 29 - September 1, 2014

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Traditional Powwow
Wabigoon Lake,
Dryden, Ontario
Contact: Anita 807-938-8022
www.wabigoonlakeon.ca

 

August 29 – Sept. 1, 2014

Ashland Labor Day Powwow
Approximately 1/2 mile off Highway 212.
Cross a bridge and to the right
(between Ashland and St. Labre Mission)
Ashland, Montana

406-784-2883 or 406-784-6149