Alstead New Hampshire Koasek Pow Wow 2022

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June 11, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Alstead NH

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June 11, 2022 - June 12, 2022

15 Mechanic St, Alstead, NH, 03602

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Contact: Chief Paul Bunnell
Phone: 978-337-9085
Email: [email protected]
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More Information:

MC: Tony Hay

Arena Director: Chief Paul Bunnell

Host Drums: TBA

Additional Information:

POW WOW DATE: 11-12 June 2022
Alstead New Hampshire Koasek Pow Wow
Alstead NH – Millot Green (15 Mechanic St, Alstead, NH 03602)

(Come – Good Reason to Celebrate Good-Bye Covid Days)
Please Verify Your Plans to Attend

Presented by the Koasek of Turtle Island, Inc, a 501/c3 Non-Profit

We Hope to continue to see our participants and supporters and attendees attend and we are still seeking dancers, regalia displays, vendors, food vendors, volunteers, story tellers, re-enactors, announcer, donors and sponsors. (Donation to Koasek of Turtle Island, Inc. 49 Pleasant St. #106, Alstead, NH 03602.) Let’s make this third try a big celebration and good-bye to the Corona Virus. Wearing Masks are optional at this point as the virus subsides. (Updates will follow)

Special Welcome & Recognition to our Friends and Cousins
(MSAKKIKKAN) Sartigan Nation of Beauce, Quebec
Please let us know if you plan to attend as a vendor, dancer, drummer, announcer, a volunteer, or just attending. Contact [email protected] 49 Pleasant St. #106, Alstead, NH 03602
Drummers: Please check in with us.
Entrance Donation: $5, (Children under 12 free) – Vendor site donation is $25. Indian ID Card – Free
Schedule: Friday 10 June 2022 – Vendor and event set up time 12 noon.
Saturday 11 June 2022 – Pow Wow opens at 10 AM. Grand Entry 12 Noon. Closes at 4 PM
Sunday 12 June 2022 – Pow Wow opens at 10 AM. Grand Entry 12 Noon. Closes at 4 PM
Monday 13 June 2022 – Vendor exit by 12 noon.
This event is a non-alcoholic and drug free activity

Sponsors/Donors: Ko’asek (Co’wasuck)Traditional Band of the Sovereign Abenaki Nation; Koasek of Turtle Island, Inc (501/c3)
Alyson’s Orchard of Alstead, NH; Claremont Savings Bank; Orchard Hill Breadworks, Alstead NH
Dr. James Case & Tricia O’Connell & Family – In memory of Edward J. O’Connell, Jr., Dan Duhaime, David Nepveu, Sound System by Mya & Tony Hay of Medicine River Native Trust, Savings Bank of Walpole NH, Alstead General Store, Denise DeMello, Mascoma Bank, Steven Wright, Jim Haskins, Dan & Gigi Brakeville, Norman & Dolores Shoultz, Layla Burke-Hastings, Diana Brantley, Jacob Waters, and so many more.

Invited Special Guest Nation
Nation Abenakise MSAKKIKKAN (Sartigan), St-Ephrem de Beauce, Quebec, Canada

MC – Tony Hay

Drums & Singers (others reaffirm)
(Need more drum groups)

Need Food vendors
Need Vendors & Performers

Pow Wow Process:

A fire is lit in the circle and must burn night and day until pow wow is over.
Usually, a pow wow grand entry starts at noon (12).
When this happens, there are no cameras allowed and people stand as natives and flag carriers enter the circle. Hats must be taken off.
Our Emcee, is all you need to follow her instructions.
After that ceremony, the next entry will be an honor to our Veterans. Same rules apply.

There could be one more entry ceremony to honor all tribes who attend.
After that process, the Emcee announces what is next with dancers, drummers and singers.
We will have recognition ceremonies for others if any.
Special recognition for our Sartigan Quebec Nation Cousins.
Recognition of other tribe’s present.
If there is a naming ceremony, one will happen.
General dancing in circle throughout days.
If enough dancers show up, there will be a dance contest with prizes.
There will be a candy game/dance in the circle for children.
We hope to have story tellers and a Flute Player.
Arts and food vendors.
Unplanned events that surface.
Closing Ceremony. (Sunday around 3 PM)

VENDOR LIST (Please verify 2022 participation)
Koasek Tribal Tent
Internity (Wellness) Tent
Beadworks by Jean Schwartz (Framingham Ma)
Crafts by Otis Taylor (Brattleboro VT)
Crafts by Daniel Duhaime (New Hampshire)
Alstead Historical Society (Alstead NH)
Koasek Boles Family Basket Makers & Vendor table
Kendallparkerdesigns Kendall Parker – Crafts
Ayanna Proctor – Woodland Crow Leather (Maryland)
Michael Longrider – Flute Vendor
Otis Taylor – Crafts
Three Sisters Design & Supply
Strong Oak & Mary Wheelan
Roaming Buffalo
AJ Fried Dough & Food


Ignite Sacred Fire 9 AM Saturday (to run 24 hours until Sunday 4:30 PM)
Sacred Earth Singers & Drums & MC Introduction
Grand Entry at 12 Noon, Koasek Tribe following all other tribes
Veterans Honored & Flag Recognition in Circle
Welcome Dance in Circle for all People
Michael Longrider – Flute Player

Koasek Special Recognition Ceremony
Adult Dance Contest (if available)
Young Dance Contest (If available)
Children Candy Stampede

Sacred Fire off at 4:30 PM Sunday – End of Pow Wow

Places to Stay
Bellows Walpole Inn, 297 Main St., Walpole NH 03608, 603-756-3320, (7 miles from Alstead)
Days Inn, Wyndham Keene NH, 3 Ash Brook Rd., Keene, NH 603-727-4785, (19 miles from Alstead)
The Putney Inn, 57 Putney Landing Rd., Putney, VT 05346, 802-536-4200, (20 miles from Alstead)
The Captain Woodbury Guesthouse, 22 Charlestown Rd., Acworth, NH 03601, 603-835-7986, (9 miles from Alstead)
Rodeway Inn, 593 Rockingham Rd., Bellows Falls, VT 05101, 802-463-4536, (9 miles from Alstead)(
Holiday Inn Express Springfield, 818 Charlestown Rd., Springfield, VT 05156 802-885-4516, miles from Alstead)
Harvest Barn Inn, 16 Webb Terace #3157, Bellows Falls, VT 05101, 802-732-8254, (8 miles from Alstead)
Alysons Archard, 57 Alysons Ln., Walpole, NH 03608, 603-756-9800,
(11 miles from Alstead)
Motel Westminster, Westminster, VT 05158, 802-722-3073 (9 miles from Alstead)
Inn at Valley Farms, 633 Wentworth Rd., Walpole, NH 03608, 603-756-2855, (10 miles from Alstead)

Surry Mountain Camp Ground, 271 NH 12A, Surry, NH 03431, 603-352-9770 (13 miles from Alstead)(Check if open)
Pierre W. Hoge Conservation Base, Eaton Rd., Walpole, NH 03608, (5 miles to Alstead)
Tree Farm Campground, 53 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, VT 05156, 802-885-2889, (16 miles from Alstead)
Wheelock Park, Park Ave., Keene, NH 03431, 603-357-9829, (18 miles from Alstead)

The town of Alstead has approved a tent or camper at your vendor site at the pow wow. You must notify Chief Paul Bunnell to reserve those spots [email protected]


15 Mechanic St, Alstead, NH, 03602


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Submitted by PowWow Calendar on: May 3, 2022

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