Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate 147th Annual Wacipi
Agency Village, SD
This wacipi (pronounced “wa-chee-pee”) is the oldest powwow in South Dakota and one of the oldest in the nation (it started in 1867). The powwow is a social gathering of family and friends to observe and enjoy the Native American culture. It is held at the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Ceremonial Grounds in Agency Village. Grand Entry is at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Concessions, vendors, and some bleacher seating is available. Other activities include a walk/run, a softball tournament and an adult and youth rodeo. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. All are welcome to attend. Admission is free.
Jul 04 - 06, 2014
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