2019 Turtle Mountain Chippewa Pembina Labor Day Powwow
Come to the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Pembina Labor Day Powwow on August 30 – September 2, 2019 at the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Pembina Powwow Grounds located next to the Melvin Lenoir Building, just east of the SkyDancer Casino in Belcourt, North Dakota. The Turtle Mountain Chippewa Pembina Labor Day Powwow will be where Native drum groups and dancers compete for thousands of dollars in prize money. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the powwow. Each day there is competitive dancing, intertribal dancing, special honoring dances and songe. Grand Entry will open each dance session.
Turtle Mountain Chippewa Pembina Labor Day Pow Wow
In addition to the dancing and singing, Native American arts, crafts and food vendors will be setup at the powwow. Come help us celebrate our NEW arbor, in dedication to the veterans. The Turtle Mountain Chippewa Pembina Labor Day Pow Wow is sponsored by the TMBCI Tribal Council, Sky Dancer Casino, Grand Treasurer Casino, Zest Financial, 5th Generation, and the Turtle Mountain Child Care Program.
Powwow Head Staff
Host Drum: To Be Announced
Arena Director: To Be Announced
Master of Ceremonies: To Be Announced
Head Singing Judge: To Be Announced
GRAND ENTRY times:
Friday 7:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm
$10,000 Singing Contest / 5 Places
Non-Contest Drums will be paid – Must register.
Feast: Saturday & Sunday at 5:00 p.m.
Breakfast – Free, served daily
Over 20 Dance Competition Categories:
GOLDEN AGE MEN’S AND WOMEN’S (age 55 + years), 1st-$800, 2nd-$600, 3rd-$400
MEN’S AND WOMEN’S (18-54 years) 1st-$800, 2nd-$600, 3rd-$400 4th-$200
TEEN BOYS AND GIRLS (13-17 yrs) 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd-$250 4th-$200
JUNIOR BOYS AND GIRLS (6-12 years) 1st $300, 2nd $250, 3rd-$250 4th-$100
TINY TOTS (5 & under) paid daily
NON-CONTESTANTS-all categories will receive day monies (must be in regalia)