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2018 HonoringOurWatersKajipiitendanaa Biish Zkamikwe Enaadowendang – Honoring Our Waters and Her Protectors Powwow & Round Dance, February 24‑25 at Kewadin Casino Events Center, 3015 Mackinac Trail in St. Ignace.
We call out to all jingle dress dancers to come and dance for the healing of our waters on Saturday, Feb. 24, grand entry at noon, dinner at 5 p.m., round dance at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, grand entry at 1 p.m.

Water ceremony on Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. with Jennifer and Chuck Raspor. Use walkway behind casino down to the water. Public is welcomed.

Honoring Our Waters and Her Protectors - powwow and round dance

Host drum: Medicine Bear Singers, Keshena, Wis.
Head veteran: George Martin, Lac Courte Oreilles, Wis.
Arena director: TBA
Master of ceremonies: Joseph Medicine, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Mich.
Head female dancer: Daisy McGeshik, Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, Mich.
Head male dancer: Danny J. Isham, Boise Fort, Minn.
Speaking on behalf of the water: Jennifer and Chuck Raspor, Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Mich.
Stickman: Carson Kiyoshk Jr., Bkejwanong Unceded Territory
Invited singers: Raymond Shenoskey, Leroy Shenoskey, Dion Syrette, Logan Syrette, Patrick Naganashe, Michael Naganashe, and Brennan Govender

  • Drums and dancers call Colleen Medicine at 906-635-6050, ext. 26140.
  • Vendors call Lakota Captain at 906-643-7071, ext. 34025.

Absolutely no drugs, alcohol, or politics.

Sponsored by:
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Cultural Department.

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Photo by Ken Bosma / CC BY