CANCELLED: LUNSA 32nd Annual Powwow

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
C.J. Sanders Field house
Event Contact Name: 
Shai Loyie, LUNSA President
Event Contact E-mail: 

CANCELLED: LUNSA 32nd Annual Powwow

The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) will be hosting the 32nd Annual Powwow at the C.J. Sanders Field house, March 13-15, 2020.  All students, staff, faculty and the greater off-campus community are invited to attend this free event featuring English River Singers, as the host drum.

This community event will gather people together in celebration of Aboriginal culture and dance.  Warm-ups will be held on Friday, March 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Grand Entry is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 14th with a Traditional Feast being served at 4:30 p.m. and the powwow will wrap up at 8:30 p.m. for the day.  Grand Entry is set for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 15th with the powwow ending at 5:00 p.m.

LUNSA is a volunteer LUSU club.  Its goals are to promote the spirit of unity among Aboriginal students at Lakehead University through social, cultural, and recreational events in addition to promoting cultural awareness between club members and the greater Lakehead University student population.  The annual powwow is LUNSA’s signature event that showcases tremendous talent and entertainment, while reinforcing traditional aspects of Aboriginal culture such as drumming, dancing, singing, and giving thanks. Attendees can purchase traditional Aboriginal merchandise from on-site vendors.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Master of Ceremonies: Todd Genno, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Arena Director: Nathan Moses, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Spiritual Advisor: Gilbert Smith, Northwest Bay First Nation
Host Drum: English River Singers, Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation


Friday March 13th:
Warm-ups 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Saturday March 14th:
Grand Entry 12:00pm and 6:30pm
Traditional Feast 4:30pm

Sunday March 15th:
Grand Entry at 12:00pm and Closing Ceremonies completed by 5:00pm

For more information, please contact LUNSA at