2019 Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow
Join us for the 41st Annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding Pow Wow on July 26-28, 2019 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
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: White Fish Jr’s
Local Drums: Woodland Singers & 4 Thunders
Master of Ceremonies: Ronnie Preston, Erik Gahbow
Arena Director: Mark Kingbird Sr & Raistlin Awonohopay
Head Veteran Dancer: John Teller Jr
Head Man Dancer: Gerald White
Head Woman Dancer: Delina White
Head Youth Dancers: Kenew Awonohopay, Dalanna Connor
Drum Split for all visiting Drums
Men’s Woodland Special 18+ & Woman’s Jingle Special 18+
1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200
Two Step Contest & Fry Bread Contest
3-Man Hand Drum Contest
5-Man Singing Contest
No drugs or alcohol allowed, Not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen property. Security provided.
US Hwy 41
Baraga, MI 49908
For More Information
KBIC Cultural Committee 906-353-7020
Alden Connor: Call (906) 353-4278; Cell 906-235-6740; Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Loonsfoot Jr: Call (906) 353-4108
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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