Pokégnek Bodéwadmik Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
29th Annual

Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow
August 30 – 31, 2014

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is proud to announce its 29th Annual Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow, to be held Labor Day Weekend, August 30 & 31 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.

2014 VIPs

  • Head Veteran | George Martin
  • Head Dancers | Marcus Winchester & Sarah Bellew
  • Head Junior Dancers | Calvin Ballew & Onyleen Zapata
  • Host Drum | Crazy Spirit
  • Co-Host Drum | Southern Straight
  • Invited Drums | Ribbon Town, Painted Rock, Spirit Lake, Wisconsin Dells
  • Youth Drum | Rizing Bear


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.