Honoring Native American History


Many people know that a American Indian Pow Wow involves great celebration, but chances are, you may’ve never been to one.        

A Pow Wow is a celebration involving singing, dancing and the honoring of traditions, and this month, you have the chance to attend one at Michigan’s Heritage Park in Muskegon.

The “Honoring Native Heritage Traditional Pow Wow” is July 21st and 22nd. When you pay general admission to get into the park, the Pow Wow is free and feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets.

Food will be part of the celebration too, there will be food stand available with Native dishes, like wild rice soup, fry bread and Indian tacos.

This is the third year of the event. And a number of local tribes are coming together as sponsors like the Firekeepers Casino & Hotel, the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawotami Indians.

Honoring Native Heritage Traditional Pow Wow

  • July 21 and 22
  • 10am-8pm
  • Michigan Heritage Park – Whitehall
  • Tickets: Adults/teens $10, seniors $8, youth $5
  • lakeshoremuseum.org

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