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Sault Tribe 2021 powwow schedule

Below is a list of Sault Tribe powwows with confirmed 2021 powwow dates, subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic and safety restrictions.

Sugar Island Powwow and Gathering
July 17‑18—The Sugar Island Powwow and Gathering is Saturday and Sunday, July 17‑18, at the Sugar Island Powwow grounds. July 17 grand entries at 1 and 7 p.m. Feast at 5 p.m. July 18 grand entry 1 p.m. For more information, Please message on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sugarislandpowwow2/. Vendors on first come, first served basis. Free and open to the public. No drugs, alcohol, pets or politics. All public health protocols and social distancing in place.

40th Annual Bahweting Summer Gathering & Powwow Cancellation Notice
Aaniin/Boozhoo,

Due to the presence of the Covid-19 Delta variant in our community, we have decided to cancel this year's event. While we looked forward to visiting and celebrating with all of our relations, the safety and well being of our people is our first priority. We hope to see everyone next year!

G’chi Miigwech,

—The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Powwow Planning Group

2021 Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow canceled
It is with deep regret and with respect for the health and safety of family and friends that the annual traditional powwow in St. Ignace will not happen this year. We will continue again in 2022. We appreciate your support and understanding.

18th Annual Honoring our Anishinaabe Veterans Powwow
November—More information will be released at a later date. For more information, please contact the Language and Culture Department by phone at 906‑635‑6050 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2021 New Year’s Eve Sobriety Powwow
Dec. 30, Dec. 31, 2021 and Jan. 1, 2022—More information will be released at a later date. For more information, please contact the Language and Culture Department by phone at 906‑635‑6050 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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