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Sault Tribe 2023 powwow schedule

Manistique Powwow June 10
June 10—Manistique Powwow Niiwin Noodin Saturday, June 10, 2023, Manistique Tribal Community Center, 5698W US Highway 2, Manistique, Mich. Friday, June 9: Sault Tribe Traditional Medicine Talking Circle at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 10: Grand Entry: 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feast at 4 p.m. Indigenous crafts, dancing and food. Vendors call: 906‑450‑0213 or 906‑450‑9667. General Powwow Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 906‑440‑8138. Public Welcome to Attend!

41st Annual Baaweting Homecoming Powwow June 30‑July 2
June 30‑July 2—Sault Tribe Language and Culture Division Baaweting Homecoming Powwow June 30‑July 2, 2023, at the tribe’s powwow grounds off of Shunk Road on Ice Circle in Sault Ste. Marie. Thursday, June 29 and Friday, June 30 Summer Ceremonial Gathering with Sunrise Ceremony and Tribal Assembly. Grand entry Friday, June 30 at 6 p.m. Grand entries on Saturday, July 1, at 1 and 7 p.m. Grand entry on Sunday, July 2, is at noon. This year’s celebration features singing and dancing contests, authentic food and craft vendors. Everyone Welcome. No drugs, alcohol, politics, or dogs allowed. If you have any questions, please call Sault Tribe Language and Culture Division at 906‑635‑6050. For vendor application, call 906‑203‑6085, or 906‑203‑6382.

Sugar Island Powwow July 15‑16
July 15‑16—Save the Date: Sugar Island Powwow July 15‑16, Sugar Island, Mich.

18th annual Youth Empowerment Powwow
July 29—The 18th Annual Youth Empowerment Powwow is Saturday, July 29, at the Newberry Powwow grounds in Newberry, MIch. Sponsored by the Youth Education and Activities Program. Grand entry at 1 p.m. Honored positions TBA. For more information contact Lisa Burnside at 906‑635‑4944 ext. 26314 or the YEA Coordinator in your area.

Honoring the Waters Newberry Powwow Aug. 12
Aug. 12—Honoring the Waters Newberry Powwow at Newberry Powwow Grounds, 4935 Zee Ba Tik Lane. Grand Entry: 1 p.m. Feast: 5 p.m. Bring a dish to pass, if able. All dancers and drummers: TBA. Open to public. No drugs, alcohol or dogs. For information and vendors, please call Nicole Maudrie at 906‑293‑8181 or Barb Sharp at 906‑287‑1951.

29th Annual Gathering of the Eagles Hessel Powwow
Aug. 18‑20—The Gathering of the Eagles Hessel Powwow is Friday through Sunday, Aug. 18‑20, at the Hessel powwow grounds, next to Kewadin Hessel Casino. Please save the date and look for more information soon!

15th Annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow
Aug. 25‑26—The 15th annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow is Aug. 25‑26 at the New France Discovery Center at the Father Marquette National Memorial, St. Ignace. Blessing of the grounds is Friday, Aug. 25. The Rendezvous is open to the public. Admission by donation. This traditional Native American Powwow features traditional dancing, drumming and singing. Enjoy vendor demonstrations, authentic hand-made arts & crafts and traditional Native American food. This family event is alcohol and drug free. It is sponsored by the St. Ignace Events Committee, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, and Kewadin Casinos. For more information, contact Darryl Brown at 906‑984‑2083, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the St. Ignace Events Committee at 906‑643‑8717. Vender information: Ron Daniels 906‑430‑7735.

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