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 13th Annual Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow: Celebrating Life Long Learning at the George Leach Centre (GLC) at Algoma University on Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th, 2018.
Grand entries will be on Saturday, March 3rd at 1:00pm and 7:00pm and on Sunday, March 4th at 12:00pm. A feast will be held on March 3rd at 5:00pm. There will also be a variety of Anishinaabe crafts and traditional food vendors located onsite at the GLC.
The master of ceremonies for the weekend-long celebration will be Joel Syrette. Host drum is Whitefish Bay. Co-host drum Bear Creek. The head veteran is Walker Stonefish of Walpole Island.
Out of town participants are encouraged to stay at the host hotel, Quality Inn and Suites Bay Front. To book a room, please call 1.800.567.4421 and request the “Gathering at the Rapids” rate.
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]