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2019 Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow

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All are welcome at the 13th Annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow on August 23-25, 2019 at the Father Marquette National Memorial in Moran Township near St. Ignace, Michigan is a celebration of culture. The Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow site is immediately north and west of the Mackinac Bridge. Native American singing and dancing will be featured, and the powwow is open to the public. There will be traditional dancing, including hoop dancing, and the general public will be invited to participate in some dances throughout the day. Vendors will offer foods and Native American arts and crafts.

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow

The Annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow is really two events in one – part traditional Powwow and part French voyager re-enactment. Visit the French encampments, watch demonstrations of early fur trapper and trader life, as well as other authentic period living history.

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow is a family event that draws local participants, as well as people from across Canada and the U.S. The powwow represents an opportunity for participants to celebrate their culture and share it with those visitors in attendance.

Historically, the Straits of Mackinac area was a meeting pace for people of different backgrounds, both Native American and European. The event recalls tradition and celebrates these diverse cultural backgrounds. Then and now, this gathering is a time and a place to come together and celebrate family and heritage and have a good time. The rendezvous and powwow is s a homecoming.

$5.00 for Adullts
$4.00 for Elders
Children 5 and under

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow Mini Gallery

Friday – 12:00 p.m. The blessing of the grounds will take place
Saturday – 12:00 Noon Grand Entry
Saturday – 10:00 p.m. Fireworks over the bay in downtown St. Ignace!
Sunday – 12:00 Noon Grand Entry

Father Marquette National Memorial
Boulevard Drive
St. Ignace, MI 49781

For More Information:
St. Ignace Visitors Bureau 800-338-6660
Darryl Brown 906-984-2083

This family event is to be alcohol and drug free. It is sponsored by the St. Ignace Events Committee, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, the Michilimackinac Historical Society, and Kewadin Casinos.

Vendors Call 906-984-2083 for information and application.

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow in Moran Township near St. Ignace, Michigan.

Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow

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