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May 2, 2015

Powwow for Hope: Dancing for Life, Love & Hope - Traditional

Location: Minneapolis, MN. Base Camp Facility, Fort Snelling
Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS (OR take the Blue Line Light Rail Transit--Shuttles will be available): From I-94 going West: Merge onto 1-35E S to MN-5 W/7th St W, Take exit toward Bloomington Rd, Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Fort Snelling, Turn left onto Bloomington Rd. Take 1st right onto Airport Service Rd. Base Camp will be on the right. From I-94 going East: Exit 234A and merge onto MN-55 E/Hiawatha Ave. Continue straight onto Minnehaha Ave. Turn Right onto Airport Service Rd. Base Camp will be on the right. From I-35 going North: Follow I-35W N and onto MN-62 E. Take exit toward Bloomington Rd/Fort Snelling Historic Site. Merge onto Minnehaha Ave. Turn onto Airport Service Rd. Base Camp will be on the right. From I-35 going South: Take I-35E S to MN-5 W/7th St W. Take exit toward Bloomington Rd, Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Fort Snelling, Turn left onto Bloomington Rd. Take 1st right onto Airport Service Rd. Base Camp will be on the right.
Info: 612-314-4848 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): TBA
AD(s): TBA
Host Drum(s): TBA
Cost: Open to the Public! Free Admission!
Additional Info: 1:00 pm First Grand Entry 5:00 pm Feast 6:30 pm Second Grand Entry 9:00 pm Closing Ceremony

May 7, 2015

Fond du Lac Ojibwe School Ziigwan Pow Wow 2015 - Traditional

Location: Cloquet, MN. 49 University Road
Info: Ms. DeFoe 218-878-7239 218-878-7276 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Frank Goodwin
AD(s): Jaimie Petite
Host Drum(s): Cedar Creek
Cost: Free
Contest Info: Men's Traditional Special Women's Old Style Jingle Dress Special Spot Dance Special
Additional Info: 1:00 Grand Entry 5:00 to 6:00 Meal 6:00 to 7:00 Hand drum Contest 7:00 Grand Entry 9:00 Close up Vendors call 218-878-7239 for more information or email mariadefoe@fdlrez.com

May 9, 2015

Grand Portage Elders Powwow - Traditional

Location: Grand Portage MN 55605, MN. Grand Portage Community Center, 73 upper road
MC(s): Murphy Thomas
Host Drum(s): Stonebridge Singers
Cost: Free
Additional Info: Grand entries are 1 and 7 PM Saturday May 9th.

May 9 - May 10, 2015

White Earth Mothers day powwow - Traditional

Location: Mahnomen, MN. Mahnomen
Directions: Hwy 59 Mahnomen,Mn Shooting star casino.
Info: Greg Blue 218-261-1527
MC(s): Murphy Thomas,
AD(s): Ken Fox
Host Drum(s): Hanisha, White Fish Bay, Ont. Big Red, Northern Minnesota.

May 23 - May 25, 2015

10th Annual Seven Clans Pow Wow* - Contest

Location: Thief River Falls, MN. 7 Clans Casino
Info: 218-556-7566 -Website-

May 25, 2015

20th Annual Memorial Day Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Onamia, MN. Mille Lacs Indian Museum
Info: 320-532-3632 -Email- -Website-

May 29, 2015

American Indian Magnet School Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: St. Paul, MN. 1075 E Third St.
Info: 612-396-5365 -Website-

June 19 - June 21, 2015

Lake Vermilion Traditional Pow Wow - Traditional

Location: Tower , MN. Lake Vermilion Pow Wow grounds
Directions: From the Cities Continue onto I-35 N about 109 miles Take exit 237 to merge onto MN-33 N toward Cloquet/Iron Range about 20 miles Take the JCT US 53 ramp From Duluth: Merge onto US-53 N about 47 miles Go thru Virginia north 4 miles Right Exit onto MN-169 N toward Ely about 18 miles Turn left onto Co Rd 77/Angus Rd – (2nd Left at intersection) about 2 miles Turn right onto Co Rd 104-Lake Vermilion Reservation Rd about another 3 miles Continue past Casino Entrance Take the 2nd right past the casino –Farm Pt Rd South (you’ll see four bigger bldgs-Wellness Ctr, Social Center, Old gym and Headstart-Log building) Behind the Vermilion Social Center & Vermilion Headstart is the Lake Vermilion Pow Wow grounds right on the lakeshore
Info: Muriel Deegan 218-750-7772 Tracey 218-780-1478 -Email-
MC(s): George Strong & Terry Goodsky
AD(s): Thomas Helgerson
Host Drum(s): Lake Vermilion Singers & Burntside Lake Singers
Additional Info: June 19th, Friday-warm ups June 20th, Saturday- Grand Entry 1 & 7 pm Feast 5 pm June 21st, Sunday-Grand Entry 1 pm

June 19 - June 21, 2015

12th Annual Waa Wiye Gaa Maag* - Traditional

Location: S-Lake, MN. Pow Wow Grounds
Info: Gary 218-760-7955 or LaVonne 218-308-3680

July 6 - July 8, 2015

Red Lake Nation Pow Wow* - Contest

Location: Ponemah, MN. Pow Wow Grounds
Info: 218-556-7566 -Email-
Host Drum(s): Young Spirit, Young Bear

July 10 - July 12, 2015

Prairie Island Dakota Wacipi Celebration* - Traditional

Location: Prairie Island, MN. 5636 Stugeon Road
Info: 651-267-4024 or 651-358-4161

July 10 - July 12, 2015

22nd Annual Fond du Lac Veteran's Powwow - Traditional

Location: Cloquet, MN. Sawyer MIneesota. Mash Ka Wisen Powwow Grounds
Directions: 1150 Mission Road Cloquet, Minnesota 55720. Highway 210 to Mission road.
Info: Jarvis Paro 218-878-8179 -Email-
MC(s): Pete Gahbow & Les Gibbs
AD(s): Jaimie Petite, Ken Fox, Jay Smith
Host Drum(s): Midnite Express, Cedar Creek, Young Kingbird, Black Bear Crossing
Cost: Free
Additional Info: Veteran's Honoring at 1:30pm on Saturday. Specials: Men's Grass & Women's Jingle 1st-3rd, Saturday Night Special (all dancers)1st-4th, Hand Drum Contest 1st-3rd.

August 14 - August 16, 2015

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi 2015 - Contest

Location: Shakopee, MN. 3212 Dakotah Parkway
Info: SMSC 952-445-8900 or 952-249-6189 -Email- -Website-
MC(s): Danny Seaboy & Wallace Coffey
AD(s): Juaquin Hamilton & Rusty Gillette
Host Drum(s): Wahpekute & Mazakute
Cost: $ 5.00

August 15 - August 16, 2015

6th Annual Chaske Cikala Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Chaska, MN. Lions Park, 1300 Crosstown Blvd.
Info: 952-448-6860

August 21 - August 23, 2015

49th Annual Mille Lacs Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Mille Lacs, MN. Iskigamizigan Pow Wow Grounds
Info: 715-532-7517 or 320-224-1646 -Email-
Host Drum(s): Little Otter Singers

September 11 - September 13, 2015

16th Annual Mendota Pow Wow* - Traditional

Location: Mendota, MN. 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Info: 651-452-4141 -Email- -Website-

September 18 - September 20, 2015

43rd Annual Mahkato Wacipi - Traditional

Location: Mankato, MN. Dakota Wokisuye Makoce (Land of Memories Park)
Directions: Coming from 169 heading south into Mankato: Cross over the Blue Earth River on 169/60 and proceed down the short incline. There is a sign on the right side of the road saying Land of Memories Campground with an arrow pointing to the right. Get in the right hand turn lane and turn right. Then take the first left. You will go up a small hill, over some railroad tracks and into the campground.
Info: 507-514-5088 or 507-387-357 -Email- -Website- -Pow wow flier-
MC(s): Jerry Dearly and Danny Seaboy
Host Drum(s): Mazakute Singers
Cost: General Admission $7.00, Seniors 60 and older: $5.00, Children 12 and under get in free.

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