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Gichi Manidoo Giizis (Great Spirit Moon) Pow Wow 2023
January 13 @ 5:00 pm
The Thirteen Moons Fond du Lac Tribal College Extension Program is proud to host the 2023 Gichi Manidoo Giizis Traditional Pow Wow on January 13th and 14th, 2023 at the Black Bear Casino and Hotel-Otter Creek Event Center.
This pow wow celebrates taking care of the land and community.
The mission of the 2023 Gichi Manidoo Giizis Traditional Pow Wow is to bring together community members and federal, tribal, and state organizations to learn from one another about how we take care of the land and community. Representatives from organizations will be available to answer questions and provide information on sustainable agriculture, natural resources programs for land owners, and education and career opportunities through college and university programs. In addition, those representatives will learn from community member’s the traditions of the Anishinaabe culture, language and best practices of taking care of the land and community.
Friday, January 13.
5pm – Registration Starts
7pm Grand Entry
Saturday, January 14
10am – Registration Starts
1pm & 7pm Grand Entry, 5pm – Feast
Black Bear Casino Resort
Otter Creek Event Center
Emcee – Les Gibbs
Co-Emcee / Language Translator – Alex Kmett
Arena Directors – Jamie Petite, Leland WhiteFeather Jr.
Spiritual Advisor – Ricky DeFoe
Host Drum – Little Otter
Co-Host Drum – Cedar Creek
Head Dancers – Shane Mitchell, Misty Rose Peterson
Vendor tables – Contact Nikki Crowe, 218-878-7148
Drum Sign Up – Contact Phil Savage, 218-878-7123
Info Table Sign Up – Contact Courtney Kowalczak, 218-879-0862