May 21-23: Brown Bear Woman contest pow wow

Location: Tsuu T’ina Nation, Calgary, Alberta

Info: Coralee Starlight,

May 22-23: Issoitapiiksi Community contest pow wow

Location: Levern, Alberta

Info: Flora Scout,

May 28-30: 31st Annual Odawa contest pow wow

Location: Ottawa-Nepean Tent & Trailer Park, Nepean, Ontario

Info: 613-722-3811;


June 5-6: 21st Annual Traditional pow wow “Mnomaawnjidwin” Good Gathering Traditional pow wow

Location: Wolf’s Den Archery & Sports Equipment, Utopia, Ontario

Info: Gary Sutherland,

June 5-6: Kitigan Zibi Traditional pow wow

Location: Maniwaki, Quebec

Info: Karen Buckshot-Commonda, 819-449-1275;

June 12-13: Peace River contest pow wow

Location: Peace River, Alberta

Info: Christina Hogaboam, 780-624-6316;

June 16: First Annual Graduation contest pow wow

Location: Griffiths Stadium, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan

Info: Annie Battiste,

June 18-20: 13th Annual Noongam Traditional pow wow

Location: Queen Juliana Park, Ottawa, Ontario

June 18-20: Spirit of the Peace Traditional pow wow

Location: Taylor, British Columbia

Info: Diane Barclay,

July 16,17 & 18: Onion Lake Annual Pow-wow
Location: Onion Lake, Saskatchewan Irene Carter 306-344-2525

June 21st: Unity Powwow – , 2010, 88 Brunel Road, Huntsville, ON, P1H 1R1,, contact Robin: 705-325-3611 ext. 1298.

June 26-27: 49th Annual Aamjiwnaang First Nation pow wow

Location: 978 Tashmoo Ave, Sarnia, Ontario

Info: 519-336-8410;


July 10-11: 20th Annual Echoes of a Proud Nation contest pow wow

Location: Kahnawake Ceremonial Grounds, Kahnawake, Quebec


July 13-15: Sakicawasihk 2010 contest pow wow

Location: North Battleford Civic Centre, North Battleford, Saskatchewan

Info: Shaun Weber,

July 16-18: 3rd Annual Poundmaker contest pow wow

Location: Lawmaker Lodge, St. Albert, Alberta

Info: 780-458-1884;

July 16-18: 20th Annual Opwaggwanishining traditional pow wow

Location: Nipigon, Ontario (across from Lake Helen)

Info: 807-887-2510 or

July 17: Dakota Oyate contest pow wow

Location: Pow wow grounds, Sioux Vally, Manitoba

Info: 204-855-3102 or

July 17-18: Dakota Oyate contest pow wow

Location: Pow wow grounds, Blind River, Ontario

Info: 705-356-1621 # 2236 or 705-261-2428;

July 24-25: Grand River “Champion of Champions” contest pow wow

Location: Chiefswood Tent & Trailer Park, Six Nations, Ohsweken, Ontario

Info: Charlene Bomberry 519-445-4061;

July 30-31: 17th Annual Thessalon First Nation traditional pow wow

Location: Thessalon First Nation pow wow grounds, Thessalon, Ontarios

Info: 705-842-2670 #225

July 30-August 1: Wendake Competition pow wow

Location: Wendake, Quebec

Info: Eve Bastien

Additional Info: $40,000 in prizes

July 31-August 1: 18th Annual Listuguj traditional pow wow

Location: Listuguj, Quebec. Moffet’s Landing

Info: 418-788-3166 or

July 31-August 2: Wikwemikong 50th Annual Cultural Festival contest pow wow

Location: Thunderbird Park, Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, Manitoulin Island, Ontario

Info: Cynthia Bell or Rob Fox, 705-859-2385;


August 3-5: Brokenhead Ojibway Nation traditional pow wow

Location: Brokenhead, Manitoba

Info: Delores Chief-Abigosis, 204-746-2812 or

August 7-8: 40th Annual Saugeen First Nations contest pow wow

Location: James Mason Centre, Saugeen First Nation #29, Southampton, Ontario

Info: 519-797-1973;

August 13-15: Siksika Fair contest pow wow

Location: Fair Grounds, Siksika, Alberta

Info: 403-734-5100

August 17-19: Cowessess First Nations traditional pow wow

Location: Pow wow grounds, Cowessess, Saskatchewan

Info: 306-696-3324

August 20-22: First Nations Gathering traditional pow wow

Location: Oujé-bougoumou, Quebec

Info: Harry T. Sharl,

August 20-22: Roseau River Anishinabe Compeition pow wow

Location: Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, Manitoba

Info: Chief Terry Nelson

August 21-22: Three Fires Homecoming pow wow and Traditional Gathering

Location: New Credit Reserve, Hagersville, Ontario

Info: Faith Rivers,

August 21-22: 17th Annual Whitefish River traditional pow wow

Location: Sunshine Alley, Birch Island, Ontario

Info: 705-285-4335

August 21-23: George Gordon contest pow wow

Location: George Gordon First Nation, Punnichy, Saskatechewan

Info: Lorna McNab

MCs: Howie Thompson & Winston Bear

ADs: Conrad Medicine Rope & Darcy Anaquod

Total prize payout: $100,000


September 3-5: Wabigoon Lake Ojibway traditional pow wow

Location: Dryden, Ontario.

Info: 807-938-6684 or

September 4-5: Delaware Nation contest pow wow

Location: Highgate Road, Moravian Reserve, Ontario

Info: 519-692-3936 or

September 9-12: Six Nations Fall Fair contest pow wow

Location: Fair Grounds, Ohsweken, Ontario

Info: 519-758-5444;

September 10-12: Shackan Traditional pow wow

Location: Shackan, British Columbia

Info: Chief Ruby Adams,

September 11-12: 10th Annual Traditional pow wow

Location: Ste Marie Park, Midland, Ontario

Info: Kathy, 705-526-5589;

September 18-19: Traditional harvest festival & pow wow

Location: Ontario Museum of Archaeology, London, Ontario

Info: Dr. Robert Pearson, 519-473-1360;


October 3-7: Manito Ahbee International contest pow wow

Location: MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Info: 204-956-1849;


November 20: 5th Annual Honoring Children traditional pow wow

Location: Winnipeg Indian & Métis Friendship Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Info: 204-336-3600 or