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White Earth Powwow underway

This man dances as part of the grand entry ceremony during last year's White Earth Powwow. (Jason Adkins/DL Newspapers)
entertainment Detroit Lakes,Minnesota 56501
Detroit Lakes Online
White Earth Powwow underway
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

The 141st annual White Earth Powwow gets underway Friday in White Earth Village at 7 p.m. with a grand entry.

The White Earth Powwow commemorates the signing of a treaty between the White Earth Nation and the federal government on June 14, 1867.

Grand entries are also scheduled for 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There will be flag raising ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

There is a couples dance on Saturday at 3 p.m., a women's jingle dance at 8 p.m. Saturday and a men's grass dance Saturday at 9:30 p.m. A men's chicken dance will be held Sunday at 4 p.m.

The powwow is open to the general public. Food and drink are available for sale.