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42nd Annual Baaweting Homecoming PowwowBaaweting Homecoming Powwow July 5‑7, 2024, at the tribe’s powwow grounds off of Shunk Road on Ice Circle in Sault Ste. Marie.

Thursday, July 4, Sunrise Ceremony and Spiritual Gathering
Friday, July 5, Grand Entry 7 p.m. - dance specials - pop up contest!
Saturday, July 6, Grand Entries at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 7, Grand Entry at 12 p.m.

Head Staff:
Emcees - Joel Syrette and Shannon Martin
Arena Director - Nick VanAlstine
Head Veteran - TBD Head Dancers - Picked each session
Head Drum Judge - Keith Smith
Dance Judges - Julie Whitepigeon and Ray Cadotte

Invited Drum - Midnight Express
Drum Contest: Must have 5 registered singers for all sessions
Drum prizes:
1st Place - $10,000
2nd Place - $8,000
3rd Place - $6,000
Drum Split for non-placing drums

Dance prizes:
Golden Age (Combined) Men's/Women's
$1,000; $800; $500
Adult Men's/Women's
(Traditional, Fancy, Jingle, Grass)
$1,000, $800, $500
Teen Boys/Girls (Combined) $300; $200; $100
Junior Boys/Girls (Combined) $200; $100; $50
Dancer Honorarium Saturday & Sunday

Kewadin Casino Sault Ste. Marie Hotel information: call 800‑539‑2346, use block rate code 25922.
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If you have any questions, please call Sault Tribe Language and Culture Division at 906‑635‑6510.

42nd Annual Baaweting Homecoming Powwow

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Photo by Ken Bosma / CC BY