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Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

Event capacity is limited. Food vendors will be available outside Bldg 24. Craft vendors and non-profit information booths will not participate due to space limitations. Visit for additional powwow details.

Due to forecasted severe weather, the 32nd annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow on September 23 will be held indoors in the CAET Building, #24.

32nd Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

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

Dancer registration: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Register here to view the 32nd Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow virtually.

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

Complete the online powwow evaluation between 2-5 p.m. on 9/23/23 to enter a free drawing for the star quilt created by
Patty Provost, Ho-Chunk Wisconsin Winnebago.

2023 Star quilt multiple colors of yellow, blue, green, purple, maroon, white

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.