Unama’ki Mawiomi (Cape Breton Pow Wow)
Date: Thu, Jun 21 2018 - Sun, Sep 16 2018
Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB
MAWIO’MI is the Mi’kmaq word meaning a gathering, composition (commonly used for Grand Council) the common word in mainstream society and shared by majority of the tribes is Pow wow. A pow wow (also powwow or pow-wow) is a social gathering held by many different Indigenous communities. The word derives from the Narragansett word powwaw, meaning "spiritual leader"
A powwow is a celebration and a social gathering. Some may consists of a dance arena, campgrounds, parking lot, little shops, arts & crafts venders and food stands. Powwows usually take place over weekends. They are rich in tradition and culture. All Nations and races are welcome to powwows to see the sights, hear the music and eat the food.
Wagmatcook: June 21
Eskasoni: June 29 - July 1
Potlotek: July 20 - 22
Membertou: September 6 - 9
Whycocomagh: September 15 - 16