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MAY

May 29 - 31 st, 2009

Kitigan Zibi Anishinabe Kijigon

Traditional Pow Wow

Location: Maniwaki, Quebec

Kitigan Zibi School Grounds

Info: 819-449-1275 Karen Buckshot

Web: www.kza.qc.ca

JUNE

June 4-6, 2009

NAIFS 2009

3rd North American Indigenous Food

Symposium

Muskoday First Nation

Travelodge Hotel, Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Alex at (306) 966-2027

Email: alex.munoz@usask.ca

Web: www.ccde.usask.ca/go/indigenous

KEYNOTE: Celebrity Chef, David Wolf man

June 5-7, 2009

Native Solutions

11th Annual Intertribal Powwow

Email: ravenspiritwalker@yahoo.com

Phone:256-820-6315

June 5-6, 2009

Spirit lives On Competition Pow Wow

RNJR Arena,

Sanostee, NM

Contact Petrina B 505-716-7705

June 6-7, 2009

12th Annual Rogue Valley

Veterans Pow Wow

8495 Crater Lake HWY,

White City, OR

Max McHatton 541-840-2565

Email: maxinde@charter.net

June 6-7, 2009

Barrie Friendship Centre Pow Wow

Wolf's Den, Barrie, ON

Info.: 705-721-7689

June 11-14, 2009

Chief Victor Days Traditional Pow Wow

Football Field 425 - 4th Aenue

Victor, Montana

Angie Dobberstein 2-3924

Email: angiedobberstein@yahoo.com

Web: www.victormt.com

June 13 & 14, 2009

14th Annual Aboriginal Gathering and 6th Annual Pow Wow

Peace River, Alberta

Contact: Dennis Whitford, 780-624-6367

Email: dennis.whitford@gov.ab.ca

June 15-16, 2009

Insight's Aboriginal Economic

Development

Ottawa, ON

1-888-777-1707

June 17th-24th, 2009

Odemin Giizis Festival

A multi-disciplinary festival of arts featuring regional, national and internationally recognized

Aboriginal artists

Peterborough, Ontario

June 21, 2009

Traditional Gathering and Pow Wow complete with canoe rides, storytelling, theatre performances housed in a thirty foot hand crafted tipi at Del Crary Park.

Info.: Festival Director Patti Shaughnessy at 705 745 1788

Web: www.publicenergy.ca/odemin_giizis.htm

June 18th, 2009

8th Annual Keeping the Fires Burning

Celebrations

Winnipeg, MB

204-953-5820

June 18-19, 2009

The Canadian Institute's 6th BC Aboriginal

Consultation for Industry

Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, BC

Web: www.Canadianlnstitute.com/

BCAboriginal

Contact: 1 -877-927-7936

June 19-21,2009

Sakimay First Nation

Competition Pow Wow

Grenfell, Saskatchewan

Info: 306-697-2831 (Randal)

June 19-21, 2009

LOVE H20 3-Day Music Festival & Talent Contest

Lake Wabamun, Alberta

Email: loveh2o@edventureearts.ca

Web: www.LOVEH20.ca

June 19-21, 2009

7th Annual Timiskaming First Nation

Gathering Of The Clans

Traditional Pow Wow

Timiskaming, Quebec

Info: 819-723-5206

Email: dawnish2467@hotmail.com

June 19-21, 2009

Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow

Louis Adado Riverfront Park

Lansing, Michigan

Public Invited Free Admission

Contact: Roy Cole 517-543-3744

Email: cole@ia4u.net

Web: www.riverbankpowwow.com

June 19-21, 2009

West Edmonton Mall

Aboriginal Days Trade Fair

Featuring the Dreamspeakers Film Festival at the West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, AB

This exciting promotional opportunity for Aboriginal business.

Info. Helen Calahasen at (780) 378 9609

Email: info@dreamspeakers.org

June 19-21, 2009

Rainy River First Nations

Traditional Pow Wow

Manitou Rapids, Ontario

Info: Mr. Elvis DeBungee 807-482-2479

Email: edebungee@hotmail.com

June 19 -21, 2009

The 12th Annual Noongam

Traditional Powwow

Queen Juliana Park Dow's Lake,

Ottawa, ON

Email: noongampowwow@yahoo.com

Web: www.noongam.50megs.com

June 19-21, 2009

National Aboriginal Day Pow Wow & Cross Cultural Celebrations

North Bay, NO

Info: Pow Wow 705-472-2811 ext.202

Cross Cultural Workshops 705-497-9127 ext. 2272

General Info: 705-472-2811 Tyler Ookis

June 20th, 2009

Nechi Institutes 35th Anniversary

1-866-585-6844

June 20, 2009

Gathering at the Waters

Traditional Unity Pow Wow

Fort Erie, Ontario

Info: Brenda Laforme

905-871-893 lext 228

June 20-21, 2009

Seventh Annual Traditional Pow Wow

Timiskaming First Nation, Quebec.

Info: Margaret Poison 819-723-2121

June 21, 2009

Ode'min Giizis Traditional Gathering Pow Wow

Del Crary Park,Peterborough, Ontario

Info: Parti Shaughnessy 705-745-1788

Email:patri@publicenergy.ca

Web: publicenergy.ca/odemin_giizis.html

June 21, 2009

Celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Day

Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary, Alberta

Start the day off by enjoying a Tipi raising ceremony and blessing. Enjoy First Nations dancers, Metis jiggers and a fiddler and a traditional round dance.

Gates ana Museum open 9:30am.

Village opens 10:00am.

Park closes at 5:00pm.

Info.: 403-268-8500

Web: www.HeritagePark.ca

June 30th, 2009

1lth Annual Canadian Aboriginal

Music Awards Nomination Deadline.

Music Awards gala will be staged at the

Hamilton Place Theatre, Friday evening November 27th, 2009.

Based in Hamilton Place Theatre, Hamilton, ON

Web: www.canab.com

June 30th - July 3rd, 2009

Future of Indigenous Healing in the 21st Century

(Traditional Healing & Western Medicine Conference)

Conne River, Newfoundland

Contact: Ph: 1-800-410-8427

Fax: 709-882-2292

JULY

July 2, 2009

2nd Annual IPP Golf Tournament

Dakota Dunes Golf Links

Contact: Alex at (306) 966-2027

Email: alex.munoz@usask.ca

Web: www.ccde.usask.ca/go/incligenous

July 3, 2009

Miawpukek First Nation Annual Pow Wow

Conne River, Newfoundland

Contact: Band office 1-866-882-2470

July 3-5, 2009

4th Annual Youth for Sobriety Powwow

Alkali Lake, BC

1-866-440-5611

July 3-5, 2009

Swan Lake First Nation

12th Annual Competition Pow Wow

Swan Lake, Manitoba

Info: Paula Cameron 204-836-2424

Email: swanlakepow_wow@hotmail.com

July 4-5, 2009

20th Annual Sheguiandah First Nation Traditional Pow Wow

Pow-wow Grounds,

Manitoulin Island, Ontario

Info: 70S-368-2781 or 705-368-2198

Email: chopwaindubbence@hotmail.com

July 10-12,2009

26th Annual Pic River Traditional Pow Wow

Mouth of the Pic River,

Heron Bay, Ontario

Info: Garland Moses 807-249-1749

Email: mosesg@picriver.com

Web: www.picriver.com

July 10-19, 2009

Great Northern Arts Festival

Phone: 867.777.8638

Email: gnaf@town.inuvik.nt.ca

Web: www.gnaf.org

July 11 - 12, 2009

The Echoes of a Proud Nation Pow Wow

Kahnawake Ceremonial Grounds,

Kaahnowake, QC

Office Calf: (450) 632-8667

Info: 450-632-7639 or 450-632-8667

Email: info@tcahnawakepowwow.com

Web: www.kahnawakepowwow.com

July 18 - 19,2009

4th Annual High Performance ID

Development Camp for Female Hockey

(Team MB)Winnipeg, MB

Contact Peter: 204-345-5399

July 18-19 2009

Hills Are Alive

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Phone:(605)399-1555

Web: www.hillsalvie.com

July 18-21, 2009

Dreamspeakers Film Festival

Edmonton, Alberta

780-378-9609

Will be at WEM on Aboriginal Days

Web: www.dreamspeakers.brg;

July 21 - 23, 2009

30th Annual Assembly of First Nations Assembly

(Election year for National Chief)

Calgary, Alberta

Info.: (613) 241-5808

July 24-26, 2009

Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation

2nd Annual Traditional Pow Wow

Savanne River Resort

Upsala, ON

Info: jimchicago@shaw.ca

Host Drum; Whitefish Bay Singers

July 25 - 26, 2009

30th Annual Grand River Champions of Champions Pow Wow

Ohsweken, ON

Info: 866-393-3001

Email: info@growwow.com

Web: www.gropowwow.com

July 25-26, 2009

20th Annual Whitefish Lake Nation

Traditional Pow Wow

Naughton, Ontario

Info: 705-692-3651

July 28-30, 2009

Misiapwtstik Oskatisak 4th Annual Competition Pow Wow

Grand Rapids, Manitoba

Located 411 km north of Winnipeg, MB on highway 6.

Info: Sandra Cook 204-309-0000

Email: brownthunderbird99@hotmail.com

July 31 -August 2, 2009

Wendake Competition Pow Wow

Wendake, Quebec.

Info: Eve Bastien 418-847-1835

Email: evebastien@tourismewendake.com

Web: tourismewendake.com

July 31-August 2, 2009

27th Annual Lake of the Eagles

Traditional Pow Wow

Eagle Lake, Ontario

Info: 807-755-5526

Email: pitch 1 @mail.drytel.net

July 31 -August 2, 2009

Long Plain First Nation

Competition Pow Wow

Long Plain, Manitoba

Info: 204-252-3066

July 31 - August 2, 2009

Ocean Man First Nation

Competition Pow Wow

21 Kms north of Stoughton, SK

Contact: Phone: n(306)457-2679

Fax: (306)457-4163

AUGUST

August 1-2, 2009

17th Annual Listugui Traditional Pow Wow

Moffet's Landing,

Info: 418-788-3166 or 418-788-5707

August 1-3, 2009

Wikwemikiong 49th Annual Cultural Festival

Manitoulin Island, ON

Phone: (705)859-2385

Email: cbell@wikwemikongheritage.org

Web: www.wikwemikongheritage.org

August 7-9, 2009

26th Annual Big Grassy

Traditional Pow Wow

Big Grassy River, Ontario

Info: 800-361-7228 or 807-488-5614

Email: bggrassy@jam21.net

August 8-9, 2009

40th Annual Saugeen First Nation

Competition Pow Wow

James Mason Center,

Saugeen First Nation, Ontario

Info: 519-797-1973 or 519-797-5420

Email: saugeennce@yahoo.ca or clinton.renee@sympatico.ca

Web: www.saugeenfirstnation.ca

August 11-13, 2009

Cowessess First Nations

Traditional Pow Wow

Cowessess, Saskatchewan

Info: 306-696-3324

Email: lionel.sparvier@cowessessfn.com

Host Drum: Crooked Lake

August 15-16, 2009

16th Annual Whitefish River

Traditional Pow Wow

Sunshine Alley,

Birch Island, Ontario. Info: 705-204321

August 15-16, 2009

Honoring Vets Traditional Pow Wow

Cape Croker Park, Wiarton, Ontario

Info: 519-534-1689 or 519-534-1957

August 15-16,2009

14th Annual Wahnapitae First Nations

Traditional Pow Wow

Wahnapitae First Nation,

North Sudbury, Ontario

Info: 705-858-0610

August 21-23, 2009

2nd Annual Competition Pow Wow

George Gordon First Nation,

Punnichy, Saskatchewan

(8 miles south of Punnichy)

Info: Band Office 306-835-2232

Email: gordonfirstnation@sasktel.net

August 21-23, 2009

Dakota Makoce Oyate Oskate

Competition Pow Wow

Dakota Plains Wahpeton Nation,

Edwin, Manitoba

30 minutes southwest of Portage La Prairie

West on #1 from Portage La Prairie, south on 305, turn west at Long Plain gas bar.

Info: Noel Myron 204-470-8021

Email: doodle3@mts.net

August 22, 2009

Honouring Our Children

Traditional Pow Wow

Torrance, Ontario

Torrance Community Baseball Field on Hwy

169 in Torrance, Ontario

(between Gravenhurst and Bala)

Info: Maureen Gaska 705-762-4444

Email: nativespiritcreations@hotmail.com

This celebration's primary focus is not as a fund raiser but instead it is to raise awareness of the culture and tradition of First Nations People.

August 22 - 23, 2009

The Fires Homecoming Pow Wow & Traditional Gathering

Mississauga's of New Credit Reserve, ON

Info. Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (905) 768-5686

or Faith King (519) 445-2283 after hours

SEPTEMBER

September 4-6, 2009

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway

Traditional Pow Wow

Wabigoon Lake, Dryden, Ontario

Info: 807-938-6684 or 807-938-0030

September 5, 2009

4th Annual Honoring Children

Traditional Pow Wow

Winnipeg Indian & Metis Friendship

Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Info: 204-336-3600 or 204-250-7908

Email: hilly mckaywyahoo.ca or

info@powwowtohonourchildren.ca

Web: www.powwowtohonourchildren.ca

September 5-6, 2009

35th Annual Delaware Nation Competition Pow Wow

Highgate Rd, Moravian Reserve, Ontario

Info: 519-692-3936 or 519-692-3969

September 10-11,2009

6th Annual AMF

(Aboriginal Music Festival)

TCU Place,

Saskatoon, SK

September 10-13,2009

Six Nations Fall Fair

Competition Pow Wow

Fair Grounds, Ohsweken, Ontario

Info: 519-445-0783

Email: tourism@sntourism.com

Web: www.sntourism.com

September 12-13, 2009

9th Annual Akwesasne Intertribal

Competition Pow Wow

A'nowara'kowa Arena,

Cornwall Island, Ontario

Info: 613-575-2467 or 613-575-3346

Email: lking@adwesasne.ca or akwesasnepowwow@yahoo.com

Web: www.akwesasnepowwow.com

September 19-20, 2009

Curve lake Traditional Pow Wow

Lancewood Park,

Curve Lake First Nations, Ontario

Info: 705-657-8045

OCTOBER

October 10-11,2009

11th Annual Northern Lights Casino

Thanksgiving Traditional Pow Wow

Communiplex Art Hauser Center,

Prince Albert Saskatchewanwan

Info: 306-764-4777

Email: paul.loheim@siga.sk.ca

Web: www.siga.sk.ca

October 10 - 11,2009

22nd Annual American Indian Gathering

Monaco, PA

John Goberish 724-775-8561

Email: john.goberish@ccbc.edu

October 10-12, 2009

Thanksgiving Traditional Pow Wow

Mask Arena, Rama, Ontario

Info: 705-325-3611 ext. 1298

Email: robink@mnjikaning.ca

October 17 - 18,2009

17th Annual Land of Falling Waters

Traditional Pow Wow

2400 Fourth Street, Jackson, Ml

Linda L. Cypret-Kilbourne 269-781-6409

Email: landoffallingwaters@hotmail.com

NOVEMBER

November 3-4, 2009

4th Annual Manito Ahbee International Competition Pow Wow

MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Info: 204-956-1849

Email: info@manitoahbee.com

Web: www.manitoahbee.com

November 27 - 29, 2009

Canadian Aboriginal Festival

Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards

Hamilton, Ontario

Ph. (519) 751-0040

Web: www.canab.com

There are even more events listed online: www.ammsa.com/ammsaevents.html

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