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August 25 - 27 Three Fires Annual Pow-wow and Traditional Gathering Mississaugas of New Credit Location: New Credit Indian Reserve, R.R.#6, Blue#2789 Mississauga Rd., Hagersville, ON Direction: 2 km N of Hagersville; 40km S of Hamilton; Hwy #6 S, W @ Haldiman 1st Line Road. Watch for signs. Grand Entry: Sat. 1:00 & 7:00pm; Sun. 1:00pm Feast: Traditional feast on Sunday 4:00 pm Vendors: Craft Vending –Only allowing 30 vendors this year. Pre-registration is a MUST for craft vendors. $30/Day; $50/Weekend - Food Vendors by invitation only Rough Camping Admission: $5.00; 6 & under – Free; FREE parking Daily Declaration: No Alcohol; No Drugs; Please Bring your own plates, utensils and cups for the weekend. Contact: New Credit Cultural Committee Phone Number: 905-768-3067 after hours: Faith Rivers (519)757-7253 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.newcreditcc.caFind out more »
August 26 – 27 Whitefish River First Nation 24th Annual Wawaskinaga Pow-Wow Location: Whitefish River First Nation Pow-wow Grounds, Sunshine Alley, Birch Island, ON (signs to be posted) Directions: Located just off Hwy 6 - 7566 B Hwy 6. Turn onto Sunshine Alley Rd. Keep left at the first fork and keep right at the second fork Grand Entries: Saturday @ 12:00pm & 7:00pm; Sunday @ 12:00pm Admission: Free Vendors: Please call to register your booth Events: Environmentally friendly traditional Pow-wow, paper products please, bring your feast bag Declarations: Absolutely no Drugs, Alcohol or Pets. Please Follow Pow-wow Protocol. Whitefish River Pow-Wow Committee NOT responsible for lost, damaged or stolen personal property or other effects. Contact: Vanessa McGregor at 705-285-4335Find out more »
August 26 – 27 20th Annual Silver Lake Traditional Pow-wow Location: Silver Lake Provl. Park, Maberly, ON Directions: From Kingston/Toronto, Hwy # 401 exit 611 take Hwy # 38 – 1 hour North to Sharbot Lake intersection of Hwy # 38 and Hwy # 7 Turn right on # 7 – 8 minutes east towards Ottawa to Entrance to Silver Lake Provl. Park. From Ottawa take Hwy#417 W. take exit 145 to Hwy#7 W. Toronto/Carleton Place, 1 hour drive following Hwy#7 through Perth to entrance to Silver Lake Provincial Park. Feast: 5:00 pm both days Grand Entry: Gates open at 10:00 am; 12 pm on Sat. & Sun. Admission Fee: Seniors and children Under 12 are free, 12 – 65 $4.00 Vendor and Camping Fee: call for information Special Declarations: No Drugs or alcohol, No selling of sacred items, No Pets unless working dog, camping available Contact: Trudi at 613-375-6356 email@example.comFind out more »
August 26 – 27 Timiskaming First Nation’s Annual Pow-Wow and Traditional Gathering “Honoring our Women” Grand Entry: 12pm Feast: Saturday 5pm Host Drum : White Bear Sobriety Head Dancers: Wayne McKenzie & Janice Wabie NO FEE for Vendors – Must Register Women’s Hand drum Special Sunrise Ceremony Princess & Brave 2017 Free Rough camping Saturday & Sunday breakfast & Fish Fry Feast Saturday night Saturday night Fireworks Extravaganza Pow-wows are considered both a sacred and social event by traditional Anishnabe families. It is a time to renew our ties with the beliefs and traditions of our ancestors. It also is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends both new and old. This is the one real opportunity that most people have to see Anishnabe traditions in action! We do not charge for admission, parking or camping space. In addition to viewing and participating in the dances, visitors can browse through art, craft, souvenir, and food booths. To register (booth or drum) contact: Tammy Chevrier 819-723-2255 or email Tammy.chevrier @atfn.ca Website: www.timiskamingfirstnation.caFind out more »
August 26 – 27 21st Annual Zhiibaahaasing First Nation Pow-wow Location: Pow-wow grounds, centre of the community,Turn onto Sheshegwaning road follow all the way to Zhiibaahaasing First Nation. Home of the World’s Largest Peace Pipe, Drum and Outdoor Dream Catcher. Grand Entry: Sat. 1:00 & 7:00 pm, Sun. 12 pm Feast: Feast Saturday at 5 pm everyone welcome. Breakfast for all campers Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am. Admission Fee: FREE Vendor Fee: FREE – all donations would be greatly appreciated Camping: Rough camping, on-site showers available. Special Events/ Feature: Free Social Gathering Friday the 25th includes fish fry Special declarations: No Alcohol, Drugs, or Pets Contact: Bobbi-Sue Kells-Riberdy at 705-283-3963Find out more »