Don’t forget, if you’re unable to physically attend the 2019 Meskwaki Nation Graduation Powwow you can watch it on the Meskwaki Livestream by clicking the link below!
Join us tomorrow, Saturday, May 25th for the Meskwaki Nation Graduation Powwow in Honoring Our Graduates – The Class of 2019 at the Meskwaki Settlement School HS Gym.
1:00 PM – Grand Entry
4:00 PM – Meskwaki Games (Men’s Moccasin Games & Women’s Bone Dice)
5:00 PM – Dinner – Bring a side to share
7:00 PM – Grand Entry – Graduates must participate in GE to receive quilt on stage.
7:45 PM – Quilt Presentation
MC: Tracie Kapayou & Danielle Seymour
AD: Jerod Pushetonequa & Odie OldBear
Host Drum: Coon Hunters
Head Man: Keith Keahna
Head Woman: Enriqueta Wanatee-Diego
Tiny Tots (0-6 Years Old & must be in regalia) Sponsored by Kallie Roberts and Family
Spot Dances (Intertribals) Sponsored by Marybelle Armajo and Family
Giveaway and Stop Dance Special – Honoring all adopted foster care children. Sponsored by Vaughn Miller and Family
Men’s Woodland Special (18+) Sponsored by Jovani Victor and Family.
Women’s Jingle Old Style vs Contemp Style – Sponsored by Tyra Joy and Family
Women’s Traditional Applique’ – Sponsored by Marley Whitefish and Family
Men’s Grass Dance (18+) – Honoring Zachary OldBear, Zane OldBear & Danan Kapayou. Sponsored by Tracie Kapayou and Family
Stylin’ Footwork Special – Honoring the Late Myron Isaac Wanatee Sr. and Carmen Marlene (Lasley) Wanatee. Sponsored by Enriqueta Carmen Wanatee-Diego and Family.
Men’s Moccasin Games and Women’s Bone Dice – Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education
*Calling all drums, dancers and singers/singing groups to celebrate with our graduates! EVERYONE WELCOME!