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Wikwemikong Cultural Festival

 

Cultural Festival 

 
Held every Civic Holiday weekend in August, the Wikwemikong Cultural Festival is Eastern Canada’s longest running pow-wow and Manitoulin’s premier event.

 

Daily Admission

Adult: $10.00 | Children $2.00

Adult Weekend Passes: $20.00

Elders (65+) & Children Under 6 are FREE.

Host Drum

Whitefish Bay Singers

MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Allan Manitowabi
Wikwemikong ON
Ryan McMahon
Couchiching ON
Categories/Prize Board
 
Golden Age 50+ Combined
1st $1000
2nd $800
3rd $600
4th $500
ARENA DIRECTOR
Wesley Cleland
Pontiac MI
Adult Category (18 - 49)
1st $1000
2nd $800
3rd $600
4th $500
SMOKE DANCE SINGER
Jordan Smith
Tuscarora NY
Teen Category
1st $300
2nd $200
3rd $150
4th $100
HEAD DRUM JUDGE
Gary Parker
Towanda Seneca NY
Children Category
1st $150
2nd $100
3rd $75
4th $50
HEAD DANCE JUDGE
Elizabeth Webkamigad
Wikwemikong ON
Drum Competition
1st $5000
2nd $4000
3rd $3000
4th $2000
5th $1000
HEAD VETERAN
George Martin
Hopkins MI
 
 

COMMUNITY SPECIALS
 
Long Hair Contest for Boys
Alanna Trudeau
 
Men's Traditional (7+)
Henry Eshkibok
 
Combined Special
(Cowboy/Cowgirl)
Tracy Recollet
 
Men's & Teen's Traditional Special
(13+)
Matthew Oshkabewisens
 
Teen Boys Grass Dance
and
Adult Men's Grass Dance
Specials
Jenmee Bondy
 
 
COMMITTEE SPECIALS
 
Woodland Special (18+)
Men's Fancy Ironman (18+)
Womens Fancy Ironman (18+)
Men's / Women's Smoke Dance Special (18+)
 
 
THIS IS AN ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE FREE EVENT. ANISHINAABE VENDORS ONLY. 24 HOUR SECURITY. WIIKWEMKOONG HERITAGE ORGANIZATIONAND THE COMMUNITY OF WIIKWEMKOONG ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS, THEFT OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. NO BLANKET DANCES WILL BE ACCEPTED. ALL PRESENTATION HONORARIUMS AWARDED ARE FINAL AND WILL BE IN CANADIAN CURRENCY. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND UPDATES PLEASE VISIT WWW.WIKWEMIKONGHERITAGE.ORG  OR CALL TOLL FREE 1 (877) 859-2385.