Thompson Rivers University

Reconciliation Pow Wow

  Posted on: March 13, 2017

Reconciliation Pow Wow 2017

More than 200 participants and spectators from infants to older elders were on campus for the TRU Reconciliation Pow Wow: Honouring Our Culture Through Education.

The March 11-12 event attracted people from parts of BC, Alberta and the United States

Pow Wow photos and more

In all the weekend featured three grand entries, with two on Saturday (noon and 7 p.m.) and one on Sunday (noon).

Some of the dignitaries included
  • MC, arena director, head dancers and host drum
  • MC: Devin Bellerose, Creen Nation, Driftpile, AB
  • Arena director: Meleme-st’ye Everett White, Dene’h, Canyonlands, Arizona
  • Head man dancer: Louie Quilt, Chilcotin, Stone, BC
  • Head lady dancer: Ashley Michel, Secwepemc, Kamloops
  • Host drum: Sage Hills, Kamloops