Shakopee Tribe donates $86K to powwows
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota donated a total of $86,000 to 67 powwows in fiscal year 2009.

Most of the donations went to powwows in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The largest donation of $20,000 supported the Mahkato Mdewakanton Association powwow in Mankato, Minnesota.

Here is a full list of the powwows that received donations from the tribe: Ain Dah Yung Pow Wow; American Indian Center of Rochester Pow Wow; American Legion Auxiliary for Cherry Creek Wacipi; Antelope Pow Wow; Augsburg College Pow Wow; Bemidji State University Council of Indian Students Spring Pow Wow; Big Bend Pow Wow; Canupawakpa Dakota Nation Pow Wow; Cherry Creek Annual Pow Wow; Circle of Nations Indian Association Pow Wow; Circle the Bluffs Pow Wow; Como Community Child Care Pow Wow; Creighton University Annual Pow Wow; Crow Fair Celebration; Dakota Wacipi; Duluth Public Schools Pow Wow; Eagle Nest District Wacipi; Gathering of Our Children; Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe Healthy Start Program Pow Wow; Fort Randall Traditional Wacipi; Greenwood Community Pow Wow; Kenel Pow Wow; Kiyaksa New Year Wacipi; Kyi-Yo Native American Student Association University of Montana Pow Wow; Lakota Omniciye Wacipi; Little Earth Residents Association Pow Wow; Little Shell Celebration; Long Hollow District Powwow; Medicine Root District Fair; Minneapolis Thanksgiving Celebration; Minnesota Indian Primary Residential Treatment Center Pow Wow; Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center Pow Wow; Naca Wica Yuonihanpi (Honoring All Chiefs) Pow Wow; Native Americans United Pow Wow; Naytahwaush Harvest Festival and Traditional Powwow; NDSU Multicultural Student Services Pow Wow; Northern Cheyenne Tribe Pow Wow; Northwest Angle Reserve Pow Wow; Oglala Lakota Nation Pow Wow; Oglala Lakota Veterans Pow Wow; Osseo Area Schools Indian Education Pow Wow; Oyate Okiciyapi; People of the Plains Mother’s Day Wacipi; Pierre School District 32-2 Pow Wow; Ponca Pow Wow; Poplar Indian Days Celebration; Porcupine District Labor Day Pow Wow; Potato Creek Pow Wow; Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Pow Wow; Rainy River Community College Pow Wow; Red Cliff Pow Wow; Red Scaffold Pow Wow; Ring Thunder Traditional Wacipi; SDSU Native American Club Pow Wow; Sheridan College Cultural Advancement Activity Pow Wow; Sitting Bull College Wacipi; Standing Rock Community High School Pow Wow; St. Francis Omaka Teca Wacipi; Takini School Pow Wow; Three Rivers Pow Wow; Twin Cities Cultural Connection Wacipi; University of South Dakota Tiospaye Pow Wow; University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Pow Wow; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6547 Pow Wow; Wambli Wakaneja Wacipi; and White Earth Tribal and Community College Pow Wow.

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