The Mendota Members would like to invite you to Mendotaâ€™s 19th Annual Traditional Wacipi â€“ Pow Wow Sept 07-08-09-2018.
We are not a competition, we dance and have fun there is a small payout.
St Peter’s Church grounds 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy Mendota MN 55120.
Open to the public bring the kids!
Come get the best fry bread and maple butter and best Indian Tacos ever!
Come watch our Native Tiny Tots Dance, and all the other dancers.
Honoring: Wendy Down Sir (Wiindigoo) pass away. Windy was our arena director for years. He will be dearly missed. His family and Mendota will have an honoring for him.
Friday night opening ceremonies at 5:05 we light the scared fire. People bring a dish to pass for the feast.
MC: Gary Charwood
Arena Dir: Wendy Down Wind Jr â€“ Miskwa Miakwa
Host Drum: Scotty Brown Eyes – Oyate Teca
Co Host: Open
Men’s Head Dancer: TBA
Women’s Head Dancer: Anne White Eastman
Spiritual Adviser: Emmet â€œHis Many Lightingsâ€ Eastman
Princess: Alexa Yankton
We light the sacred fire at 5:05 on Sept 09th pm, please bring a dish to pass!!
Grand entry on Sept 08, at 1:00 and 7:00 pm.
Grand entry on Sept 09, at 1:00 pm.
Feast on Sunday around 6:00pm.
Entry buttons are a $5.00 donation each, helps pay for the Wacipi. If you don’t have the money you are still welcome to come and join us. NO ONE Turned AWAY!
No dogs, alcohol, or drugs.
Bring lawn chairs, seating is limited.
Volunteers are needed please call the office 651-452-4141
Donations are welcome; please send a check to MMDC.
Tribal office is 1351 Sibley Memorial Hwy PO Box 50835 Mendota MN, 55150.
Tribal Office phone 651-452-4141.
Sponsored by The Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community
Tribal Chairwoman Sharon Lennartson & the Tribal Council.