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Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

29TH ANNUAL FORT OMAHA VIRTUAL INTERTRIBAL POWWOW

Date: Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020
Time: 1-5 pm
29th Annual Fort Omaha Virtual Intertribal Powwow on 9/12/2020 from 1-5 pm

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.

The powwow will be held virtually in 2020. Watch for website updates on the virtual event.

MCC continues to take sensible steps to keep the College and the community protected as status of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) develops. Following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, the college will not hold a LIVE gathering at the Fort Omaha Campus for the 29th Annual Powwow.

29th Annual Powwow - Virtual

Connect to Facebook Virtual Powwow on 9/12/20 from 1-5 p.m. to access the 29th Annual Fort Omaha VIRTUAL Intertribal Powwow

Powwow 2020

ATTENTION CRAFT VENDORS AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS!

We are planning to have a page for our vendors and non-profit organizations with thieir photo and links to their web page OR OTHER CONTACT INFORMATION so they can still make sales and distribute information.

The page will be free this year to display your items and information.

CRAFT VENDORS: This is not a juried art show. Craft items must be Native-themed. No factory produced toy guns, toys or glow sticks.

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: No raffles or donations are allowed.

SUBMIT YOUR PROMOTIONAL DETAILS BY AUGUST 15, 2020 OR GET MORE INFORMATION AT: powwow@mccneb.edu or call 531-622-2266

Watch for website updates on the virtual event.

CALLING ALL PRINCESS CANDIDATES!

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MCC is hosting the 29th Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow virtually on Sept. 12 at 1 p.m.

Calling all princess contestants! Judging will take place virtually. Important tasks begin immediately, so apply today! Email powwow@mccneb.edu or call 531-MCC-2266 for more information.

29th ANNUAL FORT OMAHA INTERTRIBAL VIRTUAL POWWOW SCHEDULE

1:00 pm Welcome - Randy Schmailzl, President Metropolitan Community College
  Whitney Rencountre II, Hunkpati Dakota from the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Co-Founder of Social Distance Powwow
  Opening Prayer, Eugene Pappan, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska  
  Reigning Princess, Naomi Ike, Omaha Nation  
1:20 pm Grand Entry  
  Roger Coleman Eagle Elk, Lakota/Winnebago  
1:30 pm Carlos Benally, Dine/Dakota Headman
  Lestina Saul-Beltran, Sissetonwan Dakota Headlady
2:00 pm Native cooking demonstration, Annabelle Edwards, Oglala/Sicangu Lakota  
2:30 pm Host Northern Drum, Upstream, Rapid City, SD Intertribal Dancing
3:00 pm Study Circle: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls: Elevating the narratives of awareness into ACKNOLEDGEMENT, ACTION & ACCOUNTABILITY
powwow@mccneb.edu
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  Soaring over Meth & Suicide (SOMS) red jingle dress presentation Nicole Benegas  
3:30 pm Princess Contest, Winyan Edwards, Lakota/Umonhon Head Princess Judge
4:00 pm Host Southern Drum, Whitetail Boyz, Macy, NE Intertribal Dancing
4:30 pm Study Circle: Medicinal Herbs
Megan Schnitker-Bullbear, Sicangu Lakota
 
5:00 pm Host Drums
Closing Prayer, Eugene Pappan, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Retreat of Colors
 

Powwows that have been held at the MCC Fort Omaha Campus:


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.