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Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

30th ANNIVERSARY FORT OMAHA VIRTUAL INTERTRIBAL POWWOW

2021 Theme: Survivance
Date: Saturday, Sept. 25
Time: 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

How to watch the 30th Anniversary Fort Omaha VIRTUAL Intertribal Powwow on 9/25/21, 1-5 p.m. CDT.

This powwow will be presented virtually. In 2021, ther is no live event to attend at the Fort Omaha Campus.

Connect to powwow via Facebook
You must have a Facebook account to access this event.
You may send messages to the powwow and other viewers.
You may submit videos of singing, dancing or other. Once approved by powwow officials, these videos will be available to other Facebook users and may be included in the live powwow performance on YouTube.

Connect to powwow via YouTube

You are not required to have a YouTube account for this access.
You will be able to watch the Live Emcee and videos on YouTube.
You will be able to comment in the chat if you have a YouTube account.   

Connect to powwow via Zoom
 If you don’t have a Zoom account, sign up for free at https://zoom.us
You will be able to watch the Live Emcee and videos on Zoom.
You will be able to chat with Zoom attendees and hosts.
Microphones will be shut down.
Closed Captioning will be available.
On 9/25/2021, email powwow@mccneb.edu if you have difficulty connecting.

Celebrating Native American cultures, the powwow honors the traditional dance, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the surrounding region including Omaha, Ponca, Santee Sioux and Winnebago.

Head Staff

  • Head Man Dancer: Hinglu Hall, Ioway, Otoe, Kiowa
  • Head Lady Dancer: Julia Wolf, UmonHon (Omaha)
  • Emcee: Whitney Rencountre, II, Hunkpati Dakota from the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
  • Arena Director: Ronnie Preston, San Carlos Apache
  • Host Northern Drum: Upstream Singers, Omaha, NE
  • Host Southern Drum: Young Bucks, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Reigning princess: Sophia Ford, Nazhanaykwe, Bad River Band of Ojibwe People
  • Head Princess Judge: Kari Hinman, Ponca

Free and open to the public
Questions?  Contact tfoley@mccneb.edu, (531) 622-2266 or 1 (800) 228-9553 ext. 2-2266

win a star quilt

2021 Star Quilt created by Twila Emme, St. Charles, SD
Complete a 2021 powwow evaluation by 6 p.m. on September 25, 2021 to be entered into a drawing for this beautiful star quilt.


2020 STAR QUILT WINNER MICHELLA BLANKMAN

2020 star quilt winner Michella Blankman


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Powwow Committee:

The Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow committee is a gathering of MCC students, personnel and community members who work year-round to develop, implement and evaluate the powwow and all related aspects of the celebration. Membership is open throughout the year.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Audience members requiring accommodations due to a disability must contact Barbara Velazquez, bvelazquez@mccneb.edu, 531-622-2253 at least two weeks prior to the program.