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Nebraska Powwow Calendar 2014

Fort Robinson Intertribal Gathering Powwow, Crawford – June 13-15

Located on the parade grounds of the historic Fort Robinson State Park near Crawford, the 15th annual Intertribal Gathering Powwow is hosted by the Friends of the Intertribal Powwow at Fort Robinson.

Isanti Dakota Wacipi, Santee – June 21-22

The Santee Sioux Tribe host an annual traditional powwow with contest specials near the town of Santee.

Winnebago Homecoming Celebration Powwow, Winnebago – July 23-25

The oldest memorial powwow in the nation, the Winnebago Homecoming Celebration honors warriors of the past, present and future and commemorates the return of Winnebago war chief Little Priest and Company “A” Fort Omaha Scouts, 34th Nebraska Volunteers in 1866. More than $60,000 in contest prizes are awarded to powwow participants with an additional $30,000 in drum contest prizes. The powwow is located at Veteran’s Memorial Park near the town of Winnebago.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Powwow, Niobrara –  August 8-10

A traditional powwow, this year will mark the 21st annual event held near Niobrara since the Ponca Restoration Act, a law that reinstated the tribe’s federal recognition in 1990.

Indian Club Powwow, Lincoln – August 1-3

The annual Indian Club Powwow is held annually at the Indian Center, Inc. in Lincoln.

Omaha Tribe Harvest Festival Powwow, Macy –  Aug 7-10

In Macy, the Umonhon Hedewachi, also known as Omaha Tribe Harvest Festival Powwow, will celebrate 210 years this August.

Indian Center, Inc. Powwow, Lincoln – August 15-16

The 45th Anniversary of the Indian Center, Inc. will be honored during the powwow, which includes contest and social dances.

Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow, Omaha – September 13

The Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow is held annually at Fort Omaha Metropolitan Community College campus in Omaha and includes a morning Gourd Dance.

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To add or update a powwow listing, please contact amy.kucera@nebraska.gov.

About amy kucera

A Nebraska native from Verdigre, Kucera received an Associate’s degree in English Education from Northeast Community College, Bachelor’s degree in English Writing from Wayne State College, and English language teaching certificate through the Cambridge University in Prague, Czech Republic. In addition to writing, her interests include history, music, art and traveling— especially via foot, horseback, canoe and kayak. She is currently the Executive Director at the John G. Neihardt State Historic Site in Bancroft.

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