Black Hills Powwow Photo & Media Gallery

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The annual Black Hills Powwow (He Sapa Wacipi Na Oskate) is held in October at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, South Dakota. We want everyone to feel welcome and to enjoy the beauty of Great Plains indigenous song and dance. The Black Hills Powwow has become one of the premier American Indian cultural events in the United States, attracting thousands of dancers, singers, artisans and several thousand spectators from across the US, Canadian provinces and beyond. In addition to the powwow, spectators have the opportunity to enjoy a fine arts show, He Sapa Win pageant, wellness symposium for youth, and tournaments for hand games, softball, golf, and archery. You are welcome to explore our website to see what may interest you.

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Over $100,000 in Prize Money
Don’t miss the excitement as thousands of dollars of prize money are offered to winners of singing and dance contests.