SKC PowWow and Graduate Honoring

Salish Kootenai College Powwow and Graduate Honoring

Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center
Pablo, Montana

Friday, May 12 – Grand Entry 7 pm

Saturday, May 13 – Grand Entry 1 pm* and 7 pm

*Please Note – Juniors and Teens will be leading the Saturday Afternoon Grand Entry

Head Staff

Master of Ceremonies – Mike Sanchez

Arena Director – Frank Stanger

Head Man Dancer – Jonathon Brewer – biography

Head Woman Dancer – Clara Charlie – biography

Host Drum Selected per session.

First 10 registered drums to receive pay per session


Men’s and Women’s Golden Age (55+): Combined category

Adult Men’s (18-54):  Traditional, Grass, Fancy, Chicken

Adult Women’s (18-54): Traditional, Jingle, Fancy

Teen Boys (13-17): Traditional, Grass, Fancy

Teen Girls (13-17): Traditional, Jingle, Fancy

Junior Boys (7-12): Traditional, Grass, Fancy

Junior Girls (7-12): Traditional, Jingle, Fancy

Tiny Tots (6 and under)


18+ Men’s Traditional – Sponsored by Jonathon Brewer – Saturday Afternoon

One-Man Hand Drum – Sponsored by Clara Charlie – Saturday Afternoon and Dinner Break

16+ Jingle Special – Sponsored by Clara Clarlie – Saturday Evening

Miss SKC RoyaltySponsored by Dr. Sandra Boham (SKC-President)

SKC Campus Fun Run  – Sponsored by SKC Early Learning Center
Saturday, May 13
Registration begins at 9 a.m. – Beaverhead Bldg Parking Lot
FunRun begins at 10 a.m. – 5K and 1 Mile

Host hotel: KwaTaqNuk Resort: 406-883-3636 Ask for “SKC Pow Wow Rate”

Contact Information

Allen Addison: 406-275-4980
Linda Pete: 406-275-4968

Tina Begay: 406-275-4851

Miss SKC:  Open to current full-time SKC students ages 18-26
Stacie Pretty On Top – 275-4738
Shannon Ahhaitty Whiteman – 275-4017


SKC Pow Wow and Graduate Honoring Facebook Event page

2017 poster

2017 Vendor Application

2017 ELC FunRun Registration Form