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Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

32nd Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

Saturday, September 23, 2023, 1-7:30 p.m. CDT

32nd Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow Head Staff


Head Man Dancer: Ross Johnston, Omaha Tribe
Head Lady Dancer: Waciwinyan Edwards-King, Oglala Lakota/Omaha/Northern Cheyenne
Emcee: Taylor Cheii Begay, Diné
Arena Director: Izzy Tamayo, Sicangu Lakota
Host Northern Drum: Rock Bear, Yankton, South Dakota
Host Southern Drum: New Breed, Winnebago, Nebraska
Reigning Princess: Kylesse LaRae Walker, Omaha/Winnebago Tribe
Head Princess Judge: Samantha Gallagher, Otoe-Missouria/Ponca
Princess Crown Creation: Tina Leroy

2022 powwow events available on youtube:

Click on the blue title for the link:

Powwow Opening Day, Head Man Dancer, and Head Lady Dancer
Star Quilt Presentation by Patty Provost, Ho-Chunk Wisconsin Winnebago
Tipi Construction & Traditional Life on the Plains with Jerome Kills Small, Oglala Lakota
Traditional Foods by Chef Anthony Warrior

Traditional Dress Panel
Host Southern Drum, New Breed, with OC Earth, Lead Singer, Winnebago, Nebraska
Princess Contest, Nicole Benegas, Sicangu Lakota, Head Princess Judge

Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company with Q&A by Michelle Reed

Celebrating Native American cultures, the powwow honors the traditional dance, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the surrounding region including Omaha, Ponca, Santee Sioux and Winnebago.

Free and open to the public
Questions? Contact, (531) 622-2266 or 1 (800) 228-9553 ext. 2-2266

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Powwow Committee:

The Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow committee is a gathering of MCC students, personnel and community members who work year-round to develop, implement and evaluate the powwow and all related aspects of the celebration. Membership is open throughout the year.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Audience members requiring accommodations due to a disability must contact Barbara Velazquez,, 531-622-2253 at least two weeks prior to the program.