2018 Sa Heh Wa Mish Days Pow Wow
The Sa Heh Wa Mish Days Pow Wow on February 17-18, 2018 will be held at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington. Sa-Heh-Wa-Mish Days Pow-Wow is a ceremonial gathering made up of the indigenous people of the Coast Salish Tribes, and Native Americans from across the United States and Canada. Hundreds of dancers and drummer will converge on the Sa-Heh-Wa-Mish Days Pow-Wow to compete for thousands of dollars in prize money. Rich in tradition and culture, this 2-day event is open for all of the public to attend.
Sa Heh Wa Mish Days Pow Wow
Grand Entry Times
Saturday 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.
Pow Wow Head Staff
Masters of Ceremony:
Ray Fryberg – Tulalip, Sonny Eaglespeaker – Blood, Casey Mac Wallahee – Yakima
Marcus Wallahee – Yakima, Jack Scabby Robe – Blackfeet/Cree
Head Man Dancer: Kelly Grant – Omaha Tribe of Nebrasha/Iowa
Head Woman Dancer: Amanda Harris – Commanche/Sac & Fox
Drumming Contest – All Drums Welcome
First drum roll call Saturday @ 12:45 p.m. Sharp!
1st $10000 plus drum, 2nd $8000, 3rd $7000, 4th $6000
Drum Contest drums and non-contest drums must have a minimum of 6 registered singers.
Dance Contest Categories
Tiny Tots (6 & under)
7-12 Girls: Fancy, Jingle, Traditional
7-12 Boys: Fancy, Grass, Traditional, Chicken
13-17 Girls: Fancy, Jingle, Traditional
13-17 Boys: Fancy, Grass, Traditional, Chicken
18-34 Jr Women: Fancy, Jingle, Traditional
18-34 Jr Men: Fancy, Grass, Traditional
35-59 Sr Women: Fancy, Jingle, Traditional
35-59 Sr Men: Fancy, Grass, Traditional
18-Over Round Bustle
18-Over Men’s Chicken
18-Over Men’s Southern
18-Over Women’s Southern Buckskin & Cloth (combined)
60-Over Men’s Golden Age (if questioned, must show ID)
60-Over Women’s Golden Age (if questioned, must show ID)
Open Ages Owl Dance (3 places)
Dancing and Drumming Registration paperwork must be filled out completely by first Grand Entry on Saturday. No cost to register for dancers or drummers.
All dancers and drummers must have Social Security Card/Number. No SSN, No pay.
The Sa Heh Wa Mish Days Pow Wow is a family-friendly event, and is drug and alcohol-free!
Little Creek Casino Resort
91 W State Route 108
Shelton, WA 98584
Call: 1-800-667-7711 or 360-427-7711
91 W. State Route 108, Shelton, WA 98584
Tribal Members: Call 253-439-7829
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Sa-Heh-Wa-Mish Days Pow-Wow at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington.
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