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By Michael Barrett

Red Lake Celebrates its own Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow - P65


September 20, 2021

Red Lake celebrated its 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


Southern Style


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)


Ojibwe Nation

War Paint




Sharp Shooter

Little Bear

Southern Style


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:


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