Bad River 42nd Manoomin Powwow


It’s that time of year again and we at Bad River are looking forward to hosting our 42nd Annual Manoomin Celebration Powwow! This will be a dedicated page where you can come to learn about all things associated with our powwow this year as it comes out. We of course look forward to seeing you and all of our visitors for our 42nd Manoomin Celebration starting August 18th – August 20th, 2023!

Open Now!

Vendor Applications for both local and out of town vendors.

Please CLICK HERE or on the image itself for a downloadable version of the application.

Before applying, please be sure to read over our rules and regulations by CLICKING HERE

Please make sure you look over our temporary event food booklet as well by CLICKING HERE.

Food vendor inspections will begin around noon on August 18. The inspectors are requiring food vendors to have the basic food handlers course completed prior to the event.  Vendors can take the 40-minute training by CLICKING HERE.

Powwow Shirts! $25.00

Starting July 25th, these shirts will be available for purchase. Please contact members of the Powwow Committee for a shirt:

  • Nate Ante
  • Katie Deloney
  • Luanne Salawater
  • Dorene Maday
  • Marcene Jennings
  • Shawnee Ford

Click Here for the 2023 Royalty Application

Upon completion of the Royalty Application, please send your digitally filled and signed form to:

Powwow Security Information

Please contact Andy Maday if you have any more questions.

Bad River Canoe Race:

This event is sponsored by the Bad River Lodge & Casino, and it will take place on Saturday August 19th. The race will begin at the Bad River Boat Landing on Government Road.

Casino staff with be at Government Road Boat landing at 7:00am, registration will open at 7:30am and close at 8:45am on August 19th. The race itself will begin at 9:00am.


Ojibwe For All

Here’s some phrases of the Ojibwe language for us all to speak at the Powwow!

More updates to come!