By Michael Barrett
RLNN 

Red Lake Celebrates it's own Independence Day: Tuesday Evening Pow Wow - P30

 

August 4, 2021

Red Lake celebrated it's own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day.

However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was held at the Redby Community Center.

Redby Community Center Horseshoe Tournament Winners

1st Corky Clark (Redby)

2nd Willfred K (Cass Lake)

3rd Josh Neadeau (Red Lake)

4th Raven Roberts (Redby)

Johnny Smith 5-Man Singing Contest

1st Place-Mandaree

2nd Place-Blacklodge

3rd Place-Ptown

4th Place-Motown

Consolation

Southern Style

Ho-Chunk

2021 Red Lake Independence Celebration Moccasin Tournament

4th place Jim and Terry Nelson, 3rd place Josh and the Gary's, 2nd place the marathon men Travis, John and Nick and your champs Mike, Randy and Dion.

Red Lake Independence Day Celebration 2021 Singing Contest

1st Place-Motown ($12,000)

2nd Place-Mandaree ($10,000)

3rd Place-Southern Style ($8000)

4th Place-Midnite Express ($6000)

5th Place-Sharpshooter ($4000)

CONTEST DRUMS

Ojibwe Nation

War Paint

Mandaree

P-Town

Mo-Town

Sharp Shooter

Little Bear

Southern Style

Ironboy

Whitetail Boyz

Midnite Express

Northern Cree

More information on the scheduled activities will be published as it comes in.

Further information on Red Lake's History can be found by following this link: https://www.redlakenation.org/tribal-history-historical-photos/


 

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