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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.

Event Dates
Jul 04 - 06, 2014

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Address

SWO Ceremonial Grounds
Agency Village, SD

Website

Website

Contact

Elias Mendoza
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

Phone

General: 605-698-8217

Accessible

Yes

Admissions

Free

Tags

Ethnic/Cultural Event
Powwow
Rodeo/Stock/Horse Show