The Gun Lake Tribe and the Jijak Foundation are inviting the public to the second annual Sweet Grass Moon Pow-Wow, a cultural celebration of Pottawatomi traditions at Jijak Camp, 2044 126th Avenue, Hopkins.
The free celebration of Pottawatomi culture, dance and song is Saturday, July 9 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tribe’s non-profit cultural center, Jijak Camp is a sprawling center featuring a beautiful pow wow arena, cabins, lakes, a community center, cultural workshops and much more.
Pow wow events include cultural ceremonies, sobriety walks, grand entries, the honoring of veterans, elders and youth, drum and dance contests, canoe and horseshoe competitions and a golf shot competition.
More than 40 Native American vendors from across the Great Lakes region will offer authentic native arts, crafts and jewelry and multiple food booths will feature native foods. For more information visit www.jijak.org.