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White Earth Treaty Celebration & Pow Wow

White Earth Treaty Celebration
& Pow Wow

Join us for the 155th Annual White Earth Treaty Celebration & Pow Wow on June 9-11, 2023 at the White Earth Powwow Grounds in White Earth, Minnesota. Though the White Earth Pow Wow is a celebration of the White Earth Reservation’s people and heritage, everyone is invited. It’s an open event — not just for the native people, but for everyone. Around 1,000 dancers and 28 drum groups performed last year, with similar numbers expected again.

The White Earth Pow Wow will officially begin with a blessing of the White Earth Powwow Grounds on Thursday at 11 AM, followed by a feast at noon; all are are welcome at the feast.

While each day of the White Earth Treaty Celebration & Pow Wow will be filled with events, the best time for spectators is Saturday. That is the day when there are the most dancers. Between 2,500 and 3,000 people are expected to attend. There is no admission fee to enter, and parking is free as well. A community feast is held both Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m., which is also free of charge.

The flag raising will be conducted Saturday and Sunday at 10 am. Grand Entries are Friday at 7 pm, as well as both Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm and 7 pm. All dancers in full regalia will dance in, led by the White Earth Color Guard vets who will bring in all of the flags. All branches of the armed forces are represented in the Grand Entry.

Grand Entry, 2022 White Earth Treaty Celebration & Pow Wow

Public Welcome – No Admission

Location
White Earth Powwow Grounds
White Earth, Minnesota 56569
Distance from The Lodge on Lake Detroit: 40 mi (46 minutes)
Driving Directions

FIVE GRAND ENTRIES
Friday, June 10 | 1pm & 7pm
Saturday, June 11 | 1pm & 7pm
Sunday, June 12 | 1pm

FEAST
Friday, June 10 | 4pm
Saturday, June 11 | 4pm

WHITE EARTH POW WOW 5K RUN/WALK
Saturday, June 11, 2022 Registration: 7-8am Race Starts: 8am
Start at White Earth Health Division parking lot.
Open to everyone. No Registration fee.

RULES FOR POW WOW GROUNDS & CAMPING AREA

  • Camping at your own risk.
  • Free campfire wood.
  • Showers available between 6am-10am Saturday and Sunday
  • 24 Hour Security on site
  • 11pm Curfew
  • No fireworks, firearms, alcohol or illegal substances
  • No unruly behavior
  • No ATVs
  • The White Earth Reservation Business Committee, Police and Pow Wow Committee reserve the right to remove violators
  • Not responsible for damages, lost or stolen property.

Royalty Contest
Open to all enrolled members and descendants residing within 25 miles of the reservation boundaries. Age 8-12 considered for the junior title; ages 13-17 for the senior title.

Security and Tribal Police will provide 24-hour security for the White Earth Pow Wow. Not responsible for accidents, injuries, theft or short funded travelers. No outside raffles. 11 PM curfew applies to all under 16 unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Absolutely no drugs or alcohol allowed on Powwow Grounds or campgrounds.

The White Earth Treaty Celebration & Pow Wow is sponsored by the White Earth Nation Tribal Council and Shooting Star Caino, Hotel and Entertainment. Proudly owned and successfully operated by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe.

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next White Earth Treaty Celebration & Pow Wow at the White Earth Powwow Grounds in White Earth, Minnesota.

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