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40th annual Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Homecoming Powwow


40th annual Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Homecoming Powwow  

40th annual Sault Tribe Powwow
July 1‑3, 2022
Free and open to the public!
Entrance is from Bahweting Dr. off Shunk Rd. on the Sault Tribe reservation
NO drugs - NO alcohol - NO politics - NO dogs
 
Agenda:
Thursday – Sunrise Ceremony and Spiritual Gathering
Friday – Veterans Memorial Ceremony, Honoring Our Youth session, dance specials *Grand Entry at 7 p.m.*
Saturday – *Grand Entry at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.*
Sunday – *Grand Entry at noon*
 
Head Staff:
Emcees – TBA
Head Veteran – Nick VanAlstine
Arena Director – TBA
Dance Judges – Julie Whitepigeon and Ray Cadotte
Drum Judge – Mzzhickkekahbah Thomas
Host Drum and Head Dancers – Picked each session
 
Vendors: Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for application.
 
Honorarium for dancers in full regalia for Saturday and Sunday grand entries. Spot Dances and Dance Specials announced throughout the weekend.
 
Dance Competition:
Categories – Traditional, Fancy, Grass, Jingle
Golden Age – $700, $500, $300
Adult – $700, $500, $300
Teen – $300, $200, $100
Junior – $75, $50, $25
(Combined female categories and male categories for Golden Age, Teen and Junior.)
*Registration open Friday, closes by noon on Saturday.*
Adult categories pay $10 fee. Teen and Junior categories pay $5 fee.
 
Drum Competition:
Singing Contest
(Must have five registered singers present for all sessions)
1st Place – $6,000
2nd Place – $5,000
3rd Place – $3,000
 
Drum split for non-competing drums: $2,000
 
Date:
07.01.2022 - 07.03.2022
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Photo by Ken Bosma / CC BY