37th Annual Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Traditional Powwow (2018)
July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Pow Wow Information
1st- $3000 2nd – $2000 3rd – $1000 (drum split for all other drums)
Hand Drum Contest
1st – $250 2nd – $150 3rd – $100
Dance Specials in ALL Adult Categories + Golden Age Combined
1st – $300 2nd – $200 3rd – $100
The 37th annual Sault Tribe Traditional Powwow and Summer Gathering, Miinaadendimowin Anishnaabe Bimaadiziwin Bawaatiog Jingtamok, “Respecting our way of life at Bawaating” is scheduled for July 13‑15 at the tribe’s powwow grounds off of Shunk Road on Ice Circle. Blessing of the grounds is on Tuesday, July 10, spiritual gathering is on Thursday, July 12.
Festivities begin on July 13 with a kid’s carnival from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open drum and dance at 7 p.m. Grand entries on Saturday, July 14, at 1 and 7 p.m. with a traditional feast at 5 p.m. and a hand drum contest at 6 p.m. Grand entry on Sunday, July 15 is at noon. This year’s celebration features singing specials, dance specials, jackpot spot dances and much more.
Admission is free and open to the public. Camping available on a first-come, first-served basis, showers and restroom available on-site.
Sault Tribe Pow Wow Grounds: Ice Circle, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Submitted by PowWow Calendar on: April 28, 2018