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2018 Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow

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Join us for the 40th Annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow on July 27-29, 2018 at the Ojibwa Campgrounds in Baraga, Michigan. The event is hosted by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. Hundreds of dancers and additional hundreds of spectators will attend, making the Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow the biggest pow wow in the Michigan. Dozens of vendors will also bevon site, offering different food, crafts, and clothing.

Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow

The Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow features traditional singing, dancing, and drumming along with a break for a banquet that is free to those who attend. A Grand Entry begins each dance session, followed by ntertribal dancing and specials. Be sure to pay attention to the Master of Ceremonies who will let you know what is going on, often with a bit of humor!

Public Welcome – Free Admission

Grand Entries
Friday 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.

Pow Wow Head Staff
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Master of Ceremonies: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Head Veteran Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Man Dancer: To Be Announced
Head Woman Dancer: To Be Announced
Local Invited Drums: To Be Announced

Contests (tentative)
$8000 Drum Split for all visiting Drums
Men’s Woodland Special 18+ & Woman’s Jingle Special 18+
1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200
1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200
Erick “Big E” Awonohopay Memorial 5 Man Singing Contest
1st $1000 & Jackets, 2nd $600, 3rd $400
Midnite Two Step Special & Fry Bread Making Contest
No drugs or alcohol allowed, Not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen property. Security provided.

Location
Ojibwa Campgrounds
US Hwy 41
Baraga, MI 49908

Keweenaw Bay Maawanji'iding Pow Wow - Keweenaw Bay Indian Community - Ojibwa Campgrounds - KBIC Cultural Committee

For More Information
KBIC Cultural Committee 906-353-7020
Alden Connor (906) 353-4278 aconnor@kbic-nsn.gov

Mark your calendar today so that you don’t forget the next Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow in July at the Ojibwa Campgrounds in Baraga, Michigan.

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