2018 Rainy River First Nations Pow Wow
Join us for the annual Rainy River First Nations Pow Wow on June 15-17, 2018 at the RRFN Powwow Grounds in Emo, Ontario, Canada. Each year in June the Rainy River First Nations hosts its annual pow wow. Pow wow is a traditional cultural practice which features traditional drum songs and dancing held in an arbour, which is the traditional structure built to hold these events.
Rainy River First Nations Pow Wow
The Rainy River First Nations Pow Wow is a community celebration in a family atmosphere of fun and celebration. There are specials with prizes awarded for different styles of dance in a variety of areas, with organized events for all age groups. Visitors are welcome to come and witness the festivities and join in the fun.
Camping: Available at the site, as are washroom facilitiesl No reserved spots; first come, first served. 24-hour security.
Concessions: Limit 6 food vendors. No limit to craft vendors.
Contact Nicole Cochrone 807-482-2479 Ext. 235
Powwow Head Staff
Master of Ceremonies: To Be Announced
Arena Directors: To Be Announced
Host Drum: Manitou Rapids Traditional
Invited Drum: To Be Announced
Friday 6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies & Royalty Pageant
Saturday: Grand Entry 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: Grand Entry 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Honorariums for registered dancers; Must be in Grand Entry.
Honorariums for 25 registered drums
Breakfast Saturday & Sunday morning
Feasts Saturday & Sunday evenings
Women’s All Styles Special
Men’s Grass/Chicken Combined Special
Elvis DeBungee Memorial
Men’s Traditional Special
1st $500 2nd $400 3rd $300 2nd $200
Each place also awarded a jacket.
RRFN Powwow Grounds
Highway 71, Emo, Ontario P0W 1E0 Canada
North of Junction 11/71
For More Information: 807-482-2479
The Rainy River First Nations Pow Wow is a family friendly event. Absolutely no drugs or alcohol allowed. Not responsible for theft, accidents, injury or destitution.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Rainy River First Nations Pow Wow in June at the RRFN Powwow Grounds in Emo, Ontario, Canada.
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