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14th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow

Algoma University, Anishinaabe Initiatives (AI), and the Shingwauk Anishinaabe Students’ Association (SASA) welcome everyone to come and indulge in Native culture and customs at the 14th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow: Celebrating Life Long Learning at the George Leach Centre (GLC) at Algoma University on Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd, 2019.

Host Drum: Northern Wind, Lake of the Woods, On
Co-Host Drum: Bear Creek, Batchewana First Nation
Arena Director: Kevin Syrette, Batchewana First Nation
MC: Joel Syrette, Batchewana First Nation
Head Veteran: Walker Stonefish, Walpole Island, ON

Host Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Bay Front
(Request the “Gathering at the Rapids” rate)

Grand entries will be on Saturday, March 2nd at 1:00pm and 7:00pm and on Sunday, March 3rd at 12:00pm. A feast will be held on March 2nd at 5:00pm. There will also be a variety of Anishinaabe crafts and traditional food vendors located onsite at the GLC.

Admission and parking is free, and all events are open to the public

For more information, please contact Melissa Agawa at 705-949-2301, Ext. 4816 or email: [email protected]

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Mar 02 - 03 2019


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


George Leach Center
1520 Queen Street East
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