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Ontario Pow Wow Calendar for August 2014

| August 8, 2014

August 2 – 4, 2014

54th Annual Wikwemikong Cultural Festival

Wikwemikong Unceeded Indian Reservation, Manitoulin Island, off Highway #6, follow Wikwemikong Way to Thunderbird Park

Adults $10 a day or $20 for the weekend; children 6-12 years $2; Elders and children under $6 are free

Declaration: Alcohol and Drug Free

For more information: 705–859–2385 or 705–859 2385 or toll–free 1–877–859–2385



August 9 - 10, 2014

Tyendinaga Traditional Pow Wow

Held in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

Sunrise ceremony at 6:00 am am

Grand Entry Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Admission $5, Children 12 and under free; Seniors and Students $3

Please contact Ruby or Brad @ 613-396-5365 or e-mail jokeaway@kos.net


August 9 - 10, 2014

24th Annual Gathering "Honouring Our Keepers of Mother Earth"

Serpent River First Nations (Cutler, Ontario)

Location: Halfway between Sudbury and Saulte Ste. Marie on Highway #17

Grand Entry for Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Feast on Saturday at 5:00 pm

Contact: 705-844-2418


August 9 – 10, 2014

Mattagami First Nation

4th Annual Traditional Gathering of the Seven Directions

At Mattagami First Nation Pow Wow grounds

Highway #144

Contact Dawn Recollet 705-262-5093


August 9 – 10, 2014

Saugeen First Nation

43rd Annual Competition Pow Wow

James Mason Centre

Saugeen First Nation located outside Southampton

Grand Entry on Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm

Feast on Saturday at 5:00 pm

Admission $5

Contact Clint or Renee Root 519-797-1973


August 16 – 17, 2014

Chippewas of the Themes Annual Competition Pow Wow

Chippewas Ball Park

Muncey First Nation, 640 Jubilee Road

Grand Entry on Saturday 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Grand Entry on Sunday 12:00 pm

Admission: Adults (18-54) $5; Youth (6-17) and Seniors (55+) $4, Under Five Years Free.

Dancers Pay Admission Fee

Contact: 519-289-5555


August 15-17, 2014

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation Annual Pow Wow

Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation

At Golden Lake, Ontario

Grand Entry on Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm

Contact: 613-585-7248


August 16 – 17, 2014

Wahnapitae First Nation

19th Annual Pow Wow

Located at Wahnapitae First Nation 52 km from Sudbury

Grand Entry for Saturday 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Grand Entry for Sunday 1:00 pm

Contact: 705-858-0610


August 23 – 24, 2014

Three Fires Homecoming Powwow & Traditional Gathering

Blue #2789 1st Line Road (Mississauga Rd)

Hagersville, Ontario

Contact: Faith Rivers 519–445–2283

Email: info@newcreditpowwow.com



August 23 – 24, 2014

20th Annual Silver Lake First Nation Traditional Pow Wow

"Honouring our Traditions"

Silver Lake Provincial Park

Grand Entry for Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm

Feast at 5:00 pm Saturday

Contact: Trudi 613-375-6356


August 23 - 24, 2014

Chippewas of Rama First Nation Annual Pow Wow 2014

Traditional music and dancing competitions over the weekend.

Traditional crafts, food and vendors on display.

Located at 5884 Rama Road, Rama ON (across from Casino Rama).

Grand entry Saturday at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Grand entry Sunday at 12:30 pm

Please check our website at www.ramafirstnation.ca/powwow/ for additional information 705-325-3611


August 29 – September 1, 2014

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Traditional Powwow

Wabigoon Lake,

Dryden, Ontario

Contact: Anita 807–938–8022




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