What a PERFECT weekend for this year’s 25th annual Meno Keno Ma Ge Wen Powwow which was held on August 25-26, 2018, at the Ka Kew Se Gathering Grounds (Carter Powwow Arboretum).
This powwow was phenomenal to say the least, and the same was heard from everyone including the drums, dancers (506 registered) and spectators. The grounds were jam-packed by noon on Saturday with grand entry beginning at 1 p.m., and the same was the case on Sunday. The Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Veterans Post I carried in the staffs and flags along with: head veteran Paul Cloud, head male dancer Joe Big mountain and head female dancer Connie Danforth. Following them were royalty and then the normal lineup of men’s traditional, men’s grass, men’s fancy, women’s traditional, women’s jingle, women’s fancy and teens and tiny tots.