Ontario Powwows

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August 8-9th 2015
28th annual Tyendinaga Traditional Powwow
Honouring Our Community
Master of ceremonies Aaron Benson
Host drum Big Train
Guest drum Eagle River
lead dancers Gabriel Whiteduck and Rhonda Doxtator
Head Youth dancers Brandon Barberstock and Chelsey Maracle
Hoop Dancer Theland Kicnosway
Aztec Dancers from kingston Ont
Sunrise Ceremonies 7am
grand entry sat.12:oo noon & 6:30
sunday grand entry 12:00 noon
ending ceremony around 5:oo
gates 0pen 9:00 am
adult admission $5.00
12 and under free
Contact Ruby or Brad
Craft&food registration
613-396-5365 or jokeaway@kos.net OR
melissa Maracle 613-847-5241
please note band card required for all vendors and food booth
camping $40.00/Weekend
Everyone is Welcome
This is a Drug free and Alcohol free Event
The Tyendinaga Powwow Committee is not responsible
for personal lost or injury.
no dogs no camp fires

August 15 & 16, 2015
Shawanaga First Nation 18th Annual Powwow
Friday night ceremony to open grounds at 6 pm.
Grand Entry at 12 pm both days.
Saturday Evening Session at 7 pm.
Community Feast at 5 pm *Bring Feast Bundle"
Woman's Jingle Dress 1st: $300. 2nd: $200. 3rd: $100.
Men's Traditional 1st: $300. 2nd: $200. 3rd: $100.
Hand Drum Contest 1st: $300. 2nd: $200. 3rd: $100.
As well as: Spot Dances, Bacon Dance, Potato Dance,
Two-Step, Spectator Dance.
Host Drum: Bear Creek
Invited Drums; Local School Drums
M.C.: Lee Benson
Arena Directo:; Rodney Stanger
Head Dancers: Natalie Restoule & Jordan Mowat
Grand Entry: noon
Feast 5 pm Sat evg
Bring feast bundles!
Vendors Craft $50 Food $75
Dance specials, jingle competition
Honorarium for drummers and dancers.
No Pets / No Alcohol or Drugs
The event takes place at the Shawanaga Powwow Grounds
20 miles north of Parry Sound, Ontario.
Shawanaga Healing Centre: 1-705-366-2378

August 22-23, 2015
Rama First Nation Powwow
All are welcome to Rama First Nation's 29th Annual Powwow.
Competition Powwow (significant prize money) with dozens
of vendors (arts, food, craft, and educational).
Specials throughout the weekend.
$10 day/$15 weekend.
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August 22 & 23, 2015
Three Fires Homecoming Powwow & Traditional Gathering

Mississaugas of The New Credit First Nation
29th Annual Three Fires Homecoming Powwow &
Traditional Gathering
Saturday August 22, Grand Entry @ 1 pm & 7 pm.
Gates open at 11 am both days
Sunday August 23, Grand Entry at 1 pm
Admission is $5.00 kids under 6 free
2789 Mississauga rd, R.R. # 6 Hagersville, ON N0A 1M0
GPS Coordinates:
43 deg 00 min 00 secs Lattitude,
80 deg 05 min 41 secs Longtitude
Let's take care of Mother Earth,
please bring your own plate, bowl, cup and utensils.

September 12, 13 2015
15th Annual Traditional Powwow, Honouring our Families

Hosted by Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre.
Location: Sainte-Marie Park,
Hwy 12 at Wye Valley Road,
Midland Ontario
Public Admission - $5. under age 10 Free
Dancers, Drummers no charge rough camping

See Huron North Powwow Trail (below)


  • Huron North Pow Wow Trail Brochure is available.
  • Pow Wows listed here are usually on the same weekend each year, we hope this list will remain on your site for multiple years.
  • Visitors should call the contact to confirm the Pow Wow dates

March, 1st weekend each year
White Mountain Academy
Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada
Contact: 1-705-848-4347
July, 2nd weekend each year
Sagamok Anishinabek

Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Massey, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Linda Toulouse, 1-705-865-2171
July, 3rd weekend each year
Mississauga First Nation

Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Blind River, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Roger Daybutch, 1-705-356-1621, ext. 2236
Canadian Civic Holiday Weekend
Thessalon First Nation

Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Thessalon, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Melva Bisaillion, 1-705-842-2670
Victor Wabigwan, 1-705-842-0858
August, 2nd weekend each year
Serpent River First Nation

Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Cutler, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Cindy Pelletier, 1-705-8