2022 HE SAPA WACIPI

2022 SCHEDULE

 

Friday, October 7

The Summit Arena –The Monument

2:00 pm-8:00 pm Dancer & Drum Registration

1:00 pm-5:00 pm Vendor Registration & Move In

5:00 pm - Main Arena Doors Open to Public

6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Session 1

  • Arena Blessing – Dr. Gerald Yellowhawk
  • Veteran’s Grand Entry – All Veterans and Dignitaries

  • Flag & Victory Song – Colors Posted

  • Welcome Address – Stephen Yellowhawk, Board President

  • Dancer Grand Entry – All Dancers

  • Intertribals – Singing Contest Starts

  • Queens of the He Sapa Wicaglata Special - Sponsored by Jennilee Rooks begins

  • Tiny Tots sponsored by BHPWA

  • Dance Contests Starts – All Categories (1 Song)

  • Singing Contest Continues

  • Miss He Sapa Win – Lauren McNabb” Honoring her Tiwahe” Men’s Traditional Special

  • Retire Colors

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Youth Conference 9:00AM – 11:30AMSponsored by programs of the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board

 Arts and Info Tradeshow – Barnett Fieldhouse  – 5pm –11pm

1pm-5pm Vendor Registration & Move In

5:00 pm –11:00 pm – Arts & Tradeshow – Free to the public

Dancer & Drum Registration- 2:00pm – 8:00pm – North Concourse

Youth Handgame tournament “Battle in the He Sapa”

11pm – Registration - LaCroix A&B

1pm –  Games begin – LaCroix A&B

 

Saturday, October 8

8:00am – Line Up Starts for Parade Downtown – Sponsored by Rural America Initiatives.

10am – Parade Starts on 2nd & Main Street (Float Contest)

10am – 4pm Lakota Archery Presents Wicah Ehake Najin Challenge – Rushmore 1

11:00am – 3:00pm Dancer & Drum Registration – North Concourse

Arts and Info Tradeshow – Barnett Fieldhouse

11:00 am - Doors Open Main Arena & Tradeshow Venue

11:00 am – 11:00 pm – Arts and Info Tradeshow – Free to the public

The Summit Arena –The Monument

12:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Session 2

  • Veteran’s Grand Entry – All Veterans and Dignitaries

  • Flag & Victory Song – Colors Posted

  • Dancer Grand Entry (Immediately Following Veteran Grand Entry)

  • Welcome Address – Lauren McNabb

  • Intertribals

  • Singing Contest Continues

  • Tiny Tots sponsored by BHPWA

  • Dance Contests –Platinum & Golden Age, Juniors & Teens (2 Songs)

  • Singing Contests Continues

  • 2022/2023 Miss He Sapa Win Black Hills Powwow Crowning Ceremony

6:00 pm – Supper Break

  • “Violence Against Women is not Traditional Even in Thought, Respect Women” Women’s Traditional (Northern Style) Special 18 & over – sponsored by Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains

6:30 pm -11:30pm

Session 3

  • Veteran’s Grand Entry – All Veterans and Dignitaries / Silent Witnesses

  • Flag & Victory Song – Colors Posted

  • Welcome by Dew Bad Warrior-Ganje – BHPWA Vice President

  • Dancer Grand Entry (Immediately Following Veteran Grand Entry)

  • Intertribals

  • Tiny Tots sponsored by the BHPWA

  • Dance Contests – Platinum & Golden Age, Junior Adults, Senior Adults (2 Songs)

  • Singing Contests Continues

  • Retire Colors

 

Sunday, October 9

11:00 am – Doors Open Summit Arena and Barnett Fieldhouse 

 

Arts and Info Tradeshow – Barnett Fieldhouse 

11:00 am – 6pm – Fine Arts Avenue and Voting for 2023 Poster Contest

The Summit Arena –The Monument

            11:00 am – *Special Honoring*

            12:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Session 4

  • Veteran’s Grand Entry – All Veterans and Dignitaries

  • Flag & Victory Song – Colors Posted

  • Welcome Address – New 2022-23 Miss He Sapa Win

  • Dancer Grand Entry (Immediately Following Veteran Grand Entry)

  • Tiny Tots

  • Dance Contests Finals –Senior Adults, Jr Adults (1 Song)

  • Intertribals - Singing Contest Finals

  • Sandra Black Bear Memorial Special - Golden Age, Women Traditional, Teen Girls Traditional & Juniors Girls Traditional 3 winners and 2 consolations in each category – sponsored by Maza Wakpa Tiyospiye

  • Wambli Charging Eagle - Final 4th Year Memorial Men’s Grass Dance Special – sponsored by The Charging Eagle Family and Friends

  • Round Dance

  • Retire Colors

  • Announcement of the 2022 Black Hills Pow Wow’s Dance and Singing Contest winners

See you at the 2023 Black Hills Powwow!!

 

EVENT STAGE AGENDA

(Located in the Monument old arena)

Friday: October 7th

Open Mic 8pm-9pm

Music, spoken word, dance and more.

Saturday: October 8th

Noon-3pm – Children’s Halloween Bash!

Pick up you Halloween bag at the Red Ribbon Skirt Society booth. Each vendor will have candy to give out!

(Sponsored by Dakota West Books)

Book Walk. Share a Lakota word, receive a book (Mom, dad, grandma, aunties, uncles can help)

Go Fish: Test your skills! Everyone wins!

Face Painting, story time, book signings and more.

Come dressed in your Halloween costume win a prize!

 

4pm-6pm – Open Mic – Music, spoken word, dance and more. If you would like to perform stop in at Bird Cage Book Store Booth in the event arena, email or call. To schedule your talent.

Artist Print Give-away. Stop in and receive artist prints by some our Legendary Lakota artists, such as Del Iron Cloud, Daniel Long Soldier and many more. Limited quantities. Donated by Dakota West Books and Bird Cage Book Store.

Live Music 7pm-8:30pm

If you would to perform during the open mic times please contact Lily ahead of time.

lilym@rap.midco.net / 605-431-8231

Sunday, October 9th

11am-noon

MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) – Healing Prayer Service. Hosted by the Red Ribbon Skirt Society

 

3pm – “Walking In Beauty” Fashion Show – If you would like to share you clothing line stop in and register at the Red Ribbon Skirt Society Booth. All designers are responsible for their own models, fashion description card. After the fashion show each designer can sell their items from the stage for one hour.

 

5pm-9pm – Music on the stage

Last chance to shop vendors.

 

Book giveaways – Sponsored by Readiatrics and BAM