Just to clear up any confusion or rumors out there - WE WILL BE HAVING THE POWWOW THIS WEEKEND!!!
The committee is so excited to see everyone at the powwow this weekend! We have been working hard to get everything ready for many months and taking care of all the last minute details this week!
We are NOT cancelled and are ready for a great powwow weekend! See you all at Land of Memories Park soon!
49th Annual Traditional Mahkato Wacipi
Honoring the 38 Dakota
Date: September 17-19, 2021
Location: Dakota Wokisuye Makoce (Land of Memories Park),
Friday at 7:00 PM
Saturday at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday at 1:00 PM
Spiritual Advisor: Ray Owen
Emcees: Jerry Dearly and Bill Taylor
Arena Director: Londel Seaboy, Sisseton, SD
Mazakute Singers, Santee, NE
Big Stone Singers, Sisseton, SD
General Admission $7.00 for the entire weekend
All must pay with the exception of the following:
Children 12 and under: Free
Seniors 60 and older: Free
Moccasin Game Coordinator: Wambdi Gill
Directions to Land of Memories Park
Coming from 169 heading south into Mankato: Cross over the Blue Earth River on 169/60 and proceed down the short incline. There is a sign on the right side of the road saying Land of Memories Campground with an arrow pointing to the right. Get in the right hand turn lane and turn right. Then take the first left. You will go up a small hill, over some railroad tracks and into the campground.
Coming from 169 heading north into Mankato: Entering Mankato from the southwest on 169/60 you need to go past the Highway 68 turnoff and continue on 169/60 down the hill for about half of a mile. You will see a sign for Land of Memories in the median with an arrow pointing left. There is a left hand turn lane at the bottom of the hill. After you make this turn take the first left, go up a small hill, over the railroad tracks and into the campground.