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2018 Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow

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Join us for the 27th Annual Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow on June 15-17, 2018 at the Grand Casino Hinckley Powwow Grounds (just south of the casino on County Road 15) in Hinckley, Minnesota. The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow has been an annual event since 1992, being held on the third weekend each June. The Grand Celebration Powwow is a contest powwow drawing dancers and drum groups from around the nation and Canada who compete for substantial prize money in a variety of categories.

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow

The dancing begins at 7:00 PM Friday with the start of the Grand Entry, followed by intertribal and contest dancing. On Saturday, Grand Entries begin dance sessioins at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm, with the final Grand Entry and dance session on Sunday, beginning at 1:00 pm. The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow is family friendly, so bring everyone. Bring your chairs; bleacher seating also available.

Grand Entries
Friday, 7:00 pm
Saturday, 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm

Powwow Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: To Be Announced
Arena Directors: To Be Announced
Singing Judges: To Be Announced
Dance Judge: To Be Announced
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Invited Drums: To Be Announced
Specials: To Be Announced

Drum Contest
Away Winners: $8000, $6000, $4000, $2000
Home Winners: $8000, $6000, $4000, $2000

Dance Contests
World Jingle Dress Championship
By most accounts, women’s Jingle Dress Dance has its roots in some part of Ojibwe country, be it Wisconsin to the Mille Lacs Ojibewe community in north central Minnesota, to White Fish Bay, Ontario. $9000 in prize money for this category alone! Top ten place in the money: $2000, $1800, $1600, $1400, $1200, $1000, $800, $600, $400, $200

Golden Age (Combined 60+)
Men & Women: $1200, $800, $600, $400

Senior Adult (35-59): $1200, $800, $600, $400
Men: Traditional, Grass, Fancy
Women: Traditional, Fancy

Junior Adult (18-34): $1200, $800, $600, $400
Men: Traditional, Grass, Fancy
Women: Traditional, Fancy

Teen (13-17): $400, $300, $200, $100
Boys: Traditional, Grass, Fancy
Girls: Traditional, Jingle. Fancy

Tiny Tots (0-5): $5 for all

Craft & Food Vendors
$200 (non-tribe affiliated)
$100 (Tribe-affiliated with band ID)
Applications due by June 1
NO FEE for Mille Lacs Band Members (ID Required)
Contact John @800.472.6321 x4574

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow - Grand Casino Hinckley Powwow Grounds - Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Committee

Golf Tournament – Thursday
Grand National Golf Course
4 Person Scramble: 8 AM Shotgun Start; Men’s, Women’s & Elder’s flights
Elder teams must include at least 3 players 55 or older.
Cost: $500 per team (on-site registration $600)
Tournament details: 320-532-7486 or Grand National Golf Course 320-384-7427

Campsites are available at the pow wow grounds; showers available at RV Park. Please bring your own camping gear. NO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED.

Hotel Rooms
(800) 472-6321 Reservations for hotel rooms at Grand Casino Hotel, Grand Hinckley Inn, Grand Northern Inn, Grand RV Park and Chalets.

Location
Grand Casino Hinckley Powwow Grounds
777 Lady Luck Drive
Hinckley, MN 55037
grandcasinomn.com
(320) 384-7771

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Powwow at the Grand Casino Hinckley Powwow Grounds in Hinckley, MN.

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