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Sault Tribe 2020 powwow schedule

Sault Tribe powwows cancelled due to pandemic
The following Sault Tribe powwows have been cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Sault Tribe Traditional Powwow and Summer Gathering in Sault Ste. Marie;
Sugar Island Traditional Powwow and Spiritual gathering on the Sugar Island;
Kitchi-Miniss Munising Annual Powwow in Munising;
Gathering of the Eagles Hessel Powwow in Hessel;
Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow in St. Ignace;
Gathering of the Clans Powwow in Manistique; and
Youth Empowerment Powwow in Rexton.

No decisions have been made about the Sept. 12 Newberry powwow, the Nov. 7 Honoring our Anishinaabe Veterans Powwow in Kinross, or the Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve Powwow in Sault Ste. Marie. Please watch for announcements. 

Newberry Powwow
Sept.12—The Newberry Powwow is Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Newberry Tribal Center, 4935 Zee Ba Tik Lane. Grand entry at 12 p.m., community feast 4 p.m. For more information call: Catherine Hollowell at 906‑430‑5551, Lois Bryant at 906‑293‑8181, Lisa Burnside at 906‑484‑2727 or Lana Causley-Smith at 906‑322‑3818. No drugs, alcohol, dogs or politics allowed.

17th Annual Honoring our Anishinaabe Veterans Powwow
Nov.7—The 17th Annual Honoring our Anishinaabe Veterans Powwow is Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Kinross Recreation Center in Kinross, Mich. Free and open to the public! Free space available to all food and craft vendors; tables available on a first-come, first-served basis. Grand Entry at 1 p.m., feast/potluck at 5 p.m. Call Sault Tribe Cultural Division at 906‑635‑6050 for information.

2020 New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow
Dec. 31—This year’s New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow is Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Big Bear Arena, 2 Ice Circle Drive in Sault Ste. Marie. Spiritual Gathering beginning at 8 a.m., Niigaanagiizhik Ceremonial Building, 11 Ice Circle. This event is free and open to the public! All drums, dancers and eagle staffs are welcome! Honorarium for ALL Drum Groups with a minimum of four registered singers. Vendor space for craft vendors only - FREE. Tables available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call the Sault Tribe Cultural Division at 906‑635‑6050.

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