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Celebrating 25 Years of Powwow at Lakehead University

The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is hosting its annual powwow at the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse from Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 17, 2013. This year’s theme is Celebrating 25 Years of Powwow at Lakehead University.

This powwow showcases local talent and entertainment, free of charge, while reinforcing traditional aspects of Aboriginal culture such as drumming, dancing, singing, and giving thanks.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Special Guests include:

  • Master of Ceremonies: Nathan Moses (Pic River FN)
  • Arena Director: Todd Genno (Pic River, FN)
  • Spiritual Advisor: Kalvin Ottertail (Lac La Croix, FN)
  • Host Drum: Little Bear Singers (Thunder Bay)
  • Co-Host Drums: Mud Puddle Singers (Thunder Bay)
  • Inuit throat singers: Becky Qilavvaq and Romani Makkik (Iqaluit, Nunavut)


  • Friday, March 15: Warm-up 6 – 10 pm
  • Saturday, March 16: Grand Entry at 1 pm and 7 pm, Traditional Feast at 5 pm
  • Sunday, March 17: Grand Entry at 12 pm, Closing Ceremonies until 5 pm

For more information, please contact Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services at (807) 343-8085 or by email at acss@lakeheadu.ca.

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