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30th Anniversary Fort Omaha Virtual Intertribal Powwow; Theme: survivance

Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

30th ANNIVERSARY FORT OMAHA VIRTUAL INTERTRIBAL POWWOW

2021 Theme: Survivance

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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.

Head Staff

  • Head Man Dancer: Hinglu Hall, Ioway, Otoe, Kiowa
  • Head Lady Dancer: Julia Wolf, UmonHon (Omaha)
  • Emcee: Whitney Rencountre, II, Hunkpati Dakota from the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
  • Arena Director: Ronnie Preston, San Carlos Apache
  • Host Northern Drum: Upstream Singers, Omaha, NE
  • Host Southern Drum: Young Bucks, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Reigning princess: Sophia Ford, Nazhanaykwe, Bad River Band of Ojibwe People
  • Head Princess Judge: Kari Hinman, Ponca

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

win a star quilt

2021 Star Quilt created by Twila Emme, St. Charles, SD

Emma Aguilar winner of the 2021 Star Quilt

2020 STAR QUILT WINNER MICHELLA BLANKMAN

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.