Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s 13th Winter Traditional Powwow
Date(s) - 01/28/2017
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Grand Entry 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Memorial Dance for the late Myrtle Tolonen at 4 p.m. Also Crystal Geroux Brunk will offer a pink shawl honor dance to raise awareness of breast cancer, celebrate survivors and mourn those who succumbed to the disease.
“Let’s all come and celebrate and use this as an opportunity to come together, socialize and have fun as a community striving for peace,” said Councilman and head veteran dancer Rodney Loonsfoot, whose parents Marilyn and Charles “Chuck” Loonsfoot Sr. will be the honored tribal elders at the festivities. Loonsfoot is one of the Wiikwedong Ogichidaa Society drummers
MC: Stanley Spruce
Arena Director: George Gauthier
Assistant Arena Director: Leroy Gauthier
Host Drum: KBIC’s Four Thunders
Head Man Dancer:Robert Rajacic
Head Lady Dancer: Taylor Drift
Youth Head Man Dancer: Skyler Davenport
Youth Head Lady Dancer: Anna Pietila
Junior Head Boy Dancer: Devin Connor
Junior Head Girl Dancer: Dalanna Connor.
The traditional advisor is Harlan Downwind.
Guest Drums: Summer Cloud, Wiikwedong Ogichidaa Society and Woodland Singers