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31st Annual Fort Omaha Virtual Intertribal Powwow

Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

31st ANNUAL FORT OMAHA INTERTRIBAL POWWOW

Due to rising area COVID-19 cases, the 2022 Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow will not be held live at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus on 9/24/22. Virtual options are under development.
Contact 531-622-2253 if you would like to propose a virtual powwow program to be presented during the week of September 19.
Watch mccneb.edu/powwow for updates
 

2021-22 Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow Princess Isabella Aguirre-Whitedress

Isabella Aguirre-WhiteDress

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.

31st Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow Head Staff

  • Head Man Dancer: Galen Drapeau, Yankton
  • Head Lady Dancer: Rebecca Tamayo, Sicangu Lakota
  • Emcee: Andre Saunsoci, Omaha
  • Arena Director: Lorenzo Gladfelter, Omaha
  • Host Northern Drum: Crazy Horse Singers, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota
  • Host Southern Drum: New Breed, Winnebago, Nebraska
  • Reigning princess: Isabella Aguirre-Whitedress, Ogalala Sioux-Lakota
  • Head Princess Judge: Nicole Benegas, Sicangu Lakota
  • Princess Crown Creation: Latisha Medina, Lakota (LoneWolf Beading)

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

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2020 star quilt winner Michella Blankman


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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, bvelazquez@mccneb.edu, 531-622-2253 at least two weeks prior to the program.