2024 Sugar Island Powwow July 19, 21, and July 22.

May 27 2024.   Plan your Summer Vacation to include the Sugar Island Powwow.  

The 27th Annual Sugar Island Powwow is July 19, 20, and 21 held at the Sugar Island Powwow Grounds. The Sugar Island Powow Grounds located on 3 Mile Road is the property purchased by the tribe in February.  This is the perfect opportunity for tribal members from across the United States to support the local tribal members that are committed to keeping this tradition alive while touring the 130 acre site that essentially now belongs to all Enrolled Tribal Members of the Sault Tribe.  

The Schedule: 

Friday July 19:

Spiritual Gathering 10AM.

Saturday July 20:

Grand Entry 1PM. 

Powwow Feast 5PM. 

Grand Entry 7PM.

Sunday July 21:

Grand Entry 1PM.

Emcees: Shannon Martin and Josh Homminga.

Area Director: Jefferson Ballew.

Head Veteran: Henry Boulley.

Head Dancers: Melissa Causley and Michael Hatch. 

Jr. Head Dancers: Isis Causley and Arrow Hatch.

Host Drum: Medicine Bear.

Co-Host Drum: Bahweting Singers.

Rustic camping available.   A limited amount of Vender Space is available at no charge for Tribal Members.  Follow the signs posted starting at the ferry dock if your GPS is not working.  

To ensure you can participate or view the Grand Entry arrive early to catch the ferry. Expect that the ferry may have an extended wait times because of seasonal tourism traffic, weekend local traffic, along with those attending the Powwow.   

Sugar Island is located on the St. Marys River between Michigan and Ontario, Canada, and is accessed by ferry from Sault Ste. Marie.   

No drugs, alcohol, politics, or dogs allowed on site. 

For more information email sitraditionalpowwow@gmail.com