The He Sapa Wacipi Na Oskate
(Black Hills Powwow and Expo) 2022

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Black Hills Powwow Association, I invite you to come and enjoy the 34th Annual Black Hills Powwow slated for October 7-9, 2022, at the Summit Arena at The Monument. We are so excited to bring the Powwow back after having to cancel the two previous years due to the pandemic. The theme for many years for the Black Hills Powwow has been “Come Dance With Us.” We want everyone to feel welcome and to enjoy the beauty of Great Plains indigenous song and dance. Every year we have championship singers and dancers come from many nations. This year the “Champions of the Northern Plains” singing contest is paying out $30,000 in prizes and our total prize payout will be over $100,000!

 

The Black Hills Powwow has become one of the premier American Indian cultural events in the United States, attracting thousands of dancers, singers, artisans and several thousand spectators from across several U.S. states, Canadian provinces and beyond. In addition to the powwow, spectators have the opportunity to enjoy a fine arts show, He Sapa Win pageant, wellness symposium for youth, and tournaments for hand games, golf, and archery. Please explore our website to see what may interest you. Also, thank you in advance for attending the 2022 Black Hills Powwow!

 

Blessings,

 

Stephen Yellowhawk

BHPWA President

HEAD STAFF

Eyapaha - Ruben Little Head

Eyapaha- Whitney Rencountre II

Head Dance Judge

    - Acosia Red Elk

Head Singing Judge

    - Hokie Clairmont

Arena Director - Rusty Gillette

Arena Director - Chaske LaBlanc

Miss He Sapa Win

    - Lauren McNabb

Tabulation - iCreeAzn

Sound - Hokah Sound

Veterans-Native American Veterans Association Post #1 of Rapid City, SD

Graphic Artist/Website

    - Lonnie Jeffries

Poster Art - Jim Yellowhawk

ADMISSION

3 DAY PASS

(13-64) $32    (4-12) $22

3 DAY PASS GROUPS

(25 or more) $26

1 DAY PASS

(13-64) $18    (4-12) $12

UNDER 4 and 65 / OVER ARE FREE

MEET THE BOARD

STEPHEN YELLOW HAWK

PRESIDENT

DEW BAD WARRIOR

VICE-PRESIDENT

NICHOLAS HERNANDEZ

DIRECTOR

MITCHELL BREWER

DIRECTOR

SANDOR IRON ROPE

DIRECTOR

LISA HATTEN

TREASURER