In an event co-sponsored by Suttons Bay Anti-Drug Youth Coalition, SEEDS After School, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and Suttons Bay Public Schools, May 4th from 1:30pm - 9:00pm, students from Suttons Bay High School and the SEEDS After School program hosted the third annual Pow Wow to celebrate this year's high school graduates.
This Jiingtamok was one of only a few that was organized by youth to celebrate youth. The whole community was invited and encouraged to attend this all ages, family-friendly event. All singers and drums were welcome!
Suttons Bay's High School Pow Wow featured alumni and students and included traditional drumming and dancing as well as a silent auction, delicious food and great company!
1:30pm - 3:00pm: The first grand entry included a speaker on the cultural significance of the Pow Wow, drumming and dancing, and the honored the graduates.
3:00pm - 5:00pm: Break and silent auction occured
5:00pm - 6:30pm: A free traditional Native American Feast. The menu included: smoked white fish, buffalo meat, corn chowder, sweet meat, fry bread, and dessert.
7:00pm - 9:00pm: The second grand entry occured