Annual Pow-Wow


The First Peoples’ House invites the McGill community to share in the celebrations for our 14th Annual Pow Wow!

Friday, September 18th, 2015, 11:00am to 4:00pm. Detailed agenda TBA.



11:00-11:15       Opening words

11:15-11:30       GRAND ENTRY
11:30-12:15       Inter-Tribal Dances + Children’s Spot Dance

12:15-12:30       Dance Demonstration #1
12:30-1:00         Lunch/Inuit Throat Singing

1:00-1:30          KZO – Aboriginal Dance & Dubstep
1:30-2:00          Traditional Dances

2:00-2:15          Dance Demonstration #2
2:15-2:30          4th Annual Smoke Dance Competition

2:45-3:15          Inter-Tribal Dances + Spot Dance
3:15-3:30          Round Dance

3:30-3:45          Gift Giveaways
3:45-4:00          Closing/Retiring of the Flag

Elder  Alex Sonny Diabo (Mohawk)

Head Female Dancer  Marie-Celine Charron (Naskapi)
Head Male Dancer   Gabriel Whiteduck (Algonquin)

Host Drum  Red Tail Spirit Singers  (Mohawk)
Co-Host Drum  Buffalo Hat Singers  (Anishnabe & Mohawk)

Throat Singers  Nina Segalowitz & Taqralik Partridge (Inuit)
Arena Director “the Whip”  Ray Deer  (Mohawk)

Master of Ceremonies   Lance Delisle (Mohawk)