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Celebrate American Indian Month in Minnesota: Prairie Island Indian Community – Memorial Day Wacipi

5636 Sturgeon Lake Road 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN

Sometimes called Wacipi (pronounced Wa chee pee), the powwow is a traditional Native American cultural celebration where the generations gather to socialize, dance, sing, visit, renew old friendships and make new ones. In Dakota language, the word “Wacipi” literally means “they dance.” This is a time to renew thoughts of old ways, educate our youth […]

Celebrate American Indian Month in Minnesota: Prairie Island Indian Community – Memorial Day Wacipi

5636 Sturgeon Lake Road 5636 Sturgeon Lake Road, Welch, MN

Sometimes called Wacipi (pronounced Wa chee pee), the powwow is a traditional Native American cultural celebration where the generations gather to socialize, dance, sing, visit, renew old friendships and make new ones. In Dakota language, the word “Wacipi” literally means “they dance.” This is a time to renew thoughts of old ways, educate our youth […]