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2017 Shakopee Pow Wow – Wacipi Schedule

SMSC Wacipi

2017 Wacipi

August 18, 19 & 20

Experience Native American dancers from the SMSC and other Indian nations at the SMSC Wacipi. A whirl of colors, sights and sounds will fill the Wacipi grounds as dancers of all ages in full regalia will perform with live Wacipi music.

Featured Staff & Guests

Master of Ceremonies:
Juaquin Hamilton - Ruben Little Head

Honorary Master of Ceremonies:
Wallace Coffey

Arena Directors:
Chaske La Blanc - Clifton Goodwill

Head Man Judge:
Canku One Star

Head Woman Judge:
Alva Fiddler

Head Singing Judge:
Rooster Top Sky

Hokah Sound


Color Guard:
Sisseton-Wahpeton Kit Fox Society
Native American Women Warriors (N.A.W.W.)

Drum Groups

Northern Cree - Alberta
The Boyz - MInnesota

Bull Horn - Alberta
High Noon - Alberta
Mato Pejuta - Nebraska
Midnite Express - Minnesota
Sharpshooter - Turtle Island
Show Time - South Dakota
Young Bear - North Dakota
Southern Style - Utah
Wild Band of Comanches - Oklahoma
Yellow Hammer - Oklahoma

Find Out More

Sights & Sounds of Wacipi

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What is Wacipi?

Wacipi means "They Dance" in the Dakota language. Find out more about our traditions and ceremonies by visiting the SMSC Wacipi page.

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