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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.


2014 Guide to Powwow Country

Check out our collection of powwow photo galleries: 

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.

July 6 – 10, 2014

First Nations Camp
Sr. High July 6-10, 2014 (age 15-17)
Frontier Lodge, located in Nordegg, AB
Cost: FREE

For First Nations youth who want to try out a number of wilderness adventures such as hiking, rappelling, caving & canoeing. Come for 5 days of fun, adventure and friends in the beautiful Rocky Mountains!

Contact us at 402-721-2202 for more information or check us out online and to register at 

July 11 – 13, 2014

4th Annual Calling All Drums Rocky Mountain House Powwow
Rocky Mountain House Powwow July 10 – Camping Day Powwow
Location: Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
Drive West on Highway AB-11A W and Range Rd 74A
6.6 km from Rocky Mountain House
Contact: Travis Weber 403-845-2412

Link to our facebook page.

July 11 - 13, 2014

(& September 19 - 21, 2014)

30th Annual Great Mohican Powwow
Mohican Reservation Campgrounds
23270 Wally Road South (County Road 3175)
Loudonville, Ohio


July 11 – 13, 2014

27th Annual Squamish Nation Youth Powwow
Capilano Reserve Park Grounds
100 Capilano Road
West Vancouver, BC
Contact: Gloria Nahanee 778-228-6501


July 11 – 20, 2014

Great Northern Arts Festival
Canada’s oldest & largest northern arts event.
Midnight Sun Recreation Complex
Inuvik, NWT
Info: 867-777-8638 


July 12 – 13, 2014

Sussex Powwow
Sussex County Fairgrounds

37 Plains Road

Augusta, New Jersey



July 12 – 13, 2014

The Echoes of a Proud Nation 24th Annual Powwow
Kahnawake Ceremonial Grounds (10 miles south of Montreal)
Kahnawake, QC


July 17 – 20, 2014

Back to Batoche Festival
At the Back to Batoche Site
Batoche, Saskatchewan


July 18 – 20, 2014

Carry The Kettle First Nation Powwow

Carry The Kettle First Nation, Saskatchewan (near Sintaluta)


July 19, 2014

AnnualColorado Springs Native American InterTribal Powwow  Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  
Freedom Financial Services Expo Center
3650 N. Nevada Ave,
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Come Celebrate Native American History & Culture!!
Featuring Native drums, singers and dancers. Sample Native foods. Purchase Native art, jewelry and crafts.  Includes an activity area for children! 

A unique experience for the entire family.
Donations of nonperishable food are greatly appreciated.      Admission:  $2.00 for adults. Native Americans in full regalia and children 12 and under free!  Visit or call:
at 719-559-0525 (please leave a message if no answer) or at 719-329-0251.                                      


July 24 – 27, 2014

148th Annual Winnebago Homecoming Celebration
Winnebago Veterans Memorial Park
Winnebago, Nebraska
Contact: Jerome Lapointe 712-635-7396


July 25 – 27, 2014

36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Powwow
Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York
Ph. 718-347-3276


July 25 – 27, 2014

36th Annual Keeweenaw Bay Maawanji'iding Powwow
Ojibwa Campground (off US 41)
Baraga Michigan
Contact: Gary Loonsfoot 906-353-4178


July 25 – 27, 2014

45th Annual Kihekah Steh Powwow
193rd Street North & Javine Hill Road
Skiatook, Oklahoma
Contact: Donna 918-381-7996


July 26 – 27, 2014

35th Annual Grand River ‘Champion of Champions’ Competition Powwow
Chiefswood Tent & Trailer Park
Six Nations of the Grand River
Highway 54
Ohsweken, Ontario
Phone: 1-866-393-3001/519-445-4061


July 29 – August 5, 2014

24th Annual Montreal First Peoples Festival
Film & Video Showcase
Multiple venues thoughout Montreal
Montreal, Quebec
INFO-FESTIVAL line : 514 814-8144
(valid from July 10th to August) or 514-278-4040

Full programming available at


July 31 – August 3, 2014

Festival Innu Nikamu
Mani-Utenam, Québec (near Sept-Iles),
Aboriginal music, mostly Québec musicians, mostly singing in Innu-aimun
1-877-927-2909 or 418-927-2576