Pokégnek Bodéwadmik Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
31st Annual

Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow
September 3 – 4, 2016

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is proud to announce its 31st Annual Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow, to be held Labor Day Weekend, September 3 & 4 at Rodgers Lake in Dowagiac, Michigan. The Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow is free and open to the general public. Please take a look around our site for more information.

2016 VIPs

  • Community Host Drum | Young Bear
  • Head Veteran | George Martin
  • MC | Maheengun Shawanda
  • Arena Director | Brian Dayson
  • Head Male Judge | RJ Smith
  • Head Female Judge | Netawn Kiogima
  • Head Male Dancer | Greg Morsaw
  • Head Female Dancer | Christine Morseau
  • Head Junior Male Dancer | Frank Wesaw, Jr
  • Head Junior Female Dancer | Mimika Rapp

Welcome!

Dancers smile at the Kee Boon Mein Kaa pow wow photo by Rhonda Shingwauk

Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa literally means "I have quit picking huckleberries."

Every Labor Day Weekend, we gathered and celebrated the good harvest, our families and friends, and our Potawatomi way of life. We do this through song, dance, food and prayers. Though the pow wow began in 1985, our people have gathered to celebrate these things since the beginning of time.

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No firearms, alcohol/drugs, personal golf carts, politics, or pets on the pow wow grounds. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the pow wow committee are not responsible for lost or stolen items.