Gun Lake Tribe to Host Fourth Annual Sweet Grass Moon Powwow July 14-15

Former Gun Lake Tribal Chairman D.K. Sprague (left) Head Veteran Dancer George Martin (right) lead Grand Entry

Published July 14, 2018

HOPKINS, Mich. — The Fourth Annual Sweet Grass Moon Powwow, sponsored by the Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians, gets underway today in Hopkins, Michigan. The powwow is a celebration of Potawatomi culture, dance and songs.

The event will be held at Jijak Camp, a sprawling cultural center that features a beautiful pow wow arena, cabins, lakes, a community center, and much more.  Native American vendors from across the Great Lakes region will offer native foods, arts, and jewelry.

In lieu of an admission fee, attendees are asked to bring one (1) canned good or dried food item.  All donations will go to the Annetta Jensen Food Pantry in Dorr, Michigan.  Pictures and video may be taken during the event unless otherwise announced by the emcee.

WHAT:           Sweet Grass Moon Pow Wow, a cultural celebration of Pottawatomi traditions.  The general public and news media are welcome.  This event is free of charge.

WHEN:           Saturday, July 14, 2018 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  Sunday, July 15, 2018 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:         Jijak Camp, 2044 126th Ave. Hopkins, Michigan.  Google.  (entrance near farmhouse)

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