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2019 LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow

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All are welcome at the 46th Annual LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow on July 19-21, 2019 at the LCO Powwow Grounds in Hayward, Wisconsin. Always held on the third weekend of July, the Honor the Earth Pow-wow is attended every year by nearly 10,000 people from the U.S., Canada, and other countries. Traditional Native American music, dancing, crafts and food create an authentic tribal experience and are enjoyed by thousands of people each year who join each other in celebration as their relatives did for hundreds of years previously.

LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow

Pow wow-related sports events include a softball tournament at the LCO Casino ball fields on Highway B, and the Wisconsin Indian Golf Association tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17, at Big Fish Golf Club.

The LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow is sponsored by the LCO Honor the Earth Education Foundation, the LCO Tribal Governing Board and the LCO Ojibwe School. Admission is by pow wow button, available at the gates or in advance at LCO Country Store, LCO Quick Stop and the LCO Convenience Store at Highways B and K. Admission is free for elders 55 and over, and children seven and under.

Weekend Admission: $15.00
Includes meals and showers
Free – for elders 62 & older
Free – Children 7 years & under
$10.00 Advance Button Sales thru Friday noon at: LCO Country Store, LCO Quick Stop, LCO Tribal Office, LCO C Store, Koobies Cafe
Showers open at LCO Ojibwe Schools 6 a.m. – Noon Fri-Sun

Honor the Earth Pow Wow Grounds
Behind LCO School
8575 N Round Lake School Road
Hayward, WI 54843
Directions: Located 11 mi. east of Hayward on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe (LCO) Reservation.

For More Information:
LCO Tribal Office 715-634-8934

Contact: Paul 715-634-4359
Vendors include Ojibwe and other Great Lakes tribes selling food, artwork, crafts and Ojibwe language immersion materials.

LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow Mini Gallery

Powwow Head Staff
Moderator: To Be Announced
Emcees: To Be Announced
Host Drums: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Head Dancers: To Be Announced

Pow Wow Schedule (tentative)
7:00 p.m. Grand Entry
8:00 p.m. Outgoing Royalty Give-Away
11:30 p.m. Late night Hand Drum Contest after Powwow
9:00 a.m. Flag Raising Ceremony by LCO Vets at Powwow Grounds
9:00-11:00 a.m. Breakfast (free with Powwow button)
9:00 a.m. Traditional Foods Contest – LCO Ojibwe Schools
9:00 a.m. Spirit Run at North Gate behind LCO Ojibwe Schools
10:00 a.m. Veterans Recognition at Powwow Grounds
1:00 p.m. Grand Entry
5:00 p.m. Supper Break (free with Powwow Button)
7:00 p.m. Grand Entry
9:00-11:00 a.m. Breakfast (free with Powwow button)
1:00 p.m. Grand Entry, Traditional Dance Contest Finals
4:00 p.m. HTE Give Away
5:00 p.m. Traveling Song

Drum Registration
Closed Saturday at Noon
Drum Groups must have a minimum of 6 singers
First 20 drums guaranteed a payout
All singers MUST be present to be put on drum order.
Drums must be registered prior to setting up.
Be prepared to provide own chairs.

Dancer Honorariums Paid
Dancers must dance Grand Entry & Exhibition.
Adult dancers need prood of age (no exceptions).
Dancers: Do not feather or whistle drums.

Late Night Dancing / Singing / Youth Specials
Friday, Saturday & Sunday Finals
May have to be present all 3 days.

Look for signs off Hwy 9. The LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow is a family friendly, drug and alcohol-free event. Specials must be approved by the Pow Wow Committee. Emcees only announce Committee Raffles. Absolutely NO FIREWORKS of any type, no distracting toy or balloons, or pets. No canopies in Dance Arena or areas behind Spectator Arbors. Not responsible for accidents, thefts, or hardships. Security is provided 24 hours.

LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow - LCO Powwow Grounds - Lac Courte Oreille Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

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