Pezihutazizi (Upper Sioux Community): Traditional Wacipi

05aug7:00 pm9:00 pmPezihutazizi (Upper Sioux Community): Traditional Wacipi

Collage of Dakota Dancers in traditional clothing

Location

Upper Sioux Community Wacipi Grounds

Time

(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

Event Details

Traditional Wacipi

This is an annual event held on the first weekend in August

Wacipi—or powwow—is a Native American cultural tradition, where the generations gather,  a celebration of  life, pride, and honor. “Wacipi” meaning “they dance” in the Dakota Language. Today’s wacipi brings together people from all over for three days of celebrating in a good way. It is a time for preserving  a rich heritage, to dance, sing and celebrate, while reconnecting with old friends and making new friends.
 
Grand Entry
Friday – 7pm
Saturday – 1pm & 7pm

Sunday – 1pm

Located approximately 5 miles south on Hwy 167 to 565th St, Granite Falls, MN 56241

Admission is Free
Free camping available at Wacipi grounds

New onsite shower facilities

For hotel rooms or RV park reservations, call Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort at 1-866-293-2121

We invite you to be a part of this celebration with us here at the Upper Sioux Community for our annual wacipi in Granite Falls, Minnesota, during the first weekend in August!

No drugs or alcohol, no weapons OR firearms, including conceal and carry, and no pets allowed. No bicycles and no violence of any kind on the premises.
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