2017 National Gathering Events

aya ceeki eeweemakiki!

 

June 22 (Thursday)

10:30 a.m. at the Drake House
Annual Traditional Sports Challenge  
Archery, tomahawk throw and lacrosse challenges.  Details available at www.miamination.com. Lunch provided.

6:00pm at Drake House
Dinner

June 23 (Friday)

8:30am  at the Myaamia Community Center.
Breakfast
Following Breakfast George Ironstrack will provide a presentation on Myaamia Pakitahaminki/lacrosse.

10:30am Community Lacrosse Game - on the Myaamia game field behind the Council House. Sticks provided or you can bring your own. 

12 p.m./noon, Lunch served at Myaamia Community Center

1:30pm at Myaamia Community Center
History Presentation: “A Repatriation Story: The Return of the Miami National Council Journals”.
A sharing of the research that brought about the eventual return of two volumes of the Miami Nation’s National Council journals.

 

June 23 (Friday)

at the Miami Nation Dance Grounds (rain location at *NEO College)
18th Annual Miami Nation Pow Wow
Gourd Dancing begins at 6 p.m. Grand Entry at 8:30 p.m.  Adult Contests for ages 18-49, Gold- en Age Men & Women 50+, Stomp Dance.  (Contest Registration - all contestants must make one Grand Entry.) Free admission. Open to the Public.

June 24 (Saturday)

at the Myaamia Council House
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Annual General Council Meeting
Breakfast will be provided at the Myaamia Community Center dining hall beginning at 7:30 a.m. The annual meeting of the Miami General Council will convene at 9 a.m. in the Council House. Lunch will follow.
(Tribal community event.)

June 24 (Saturday)

at the Miami Nation Dance Grounds (rain location at *NEO College)
16th Annual Miami Nation Pow Wow Gourd Dancing begins at 4 p.m.  Grand Entry at 7 p.m., Adult Contests for ages 18-49, Luck-of-the-Draw/Winner-Take-All Contests (one Men's, one Women's), Stomp Dance. Free admission. Open to the public.

*Event addresses, contact info and hotel information on reverse side.

Event Addresses

Myaamia Council House

Located at 2319 Newman Road, Miami, OK
*June 24 - Beading Demonstration
*June 26 - Family Day Presentations
*June 27 - General Council Meeting

Myaamia Community Center/T6 Dining Hall

Located at 2307 Newman Road, Miami, OK
*June 26 - Family Day Lunch

Miami Nation Dance Grounds

Located behind the Myaamia Council House at 2319 Newman Road
*June 26 & 27 - 16th Annual Miami Nation Pow Wow

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO)

2001 I Street NE, Miami, OK
*Rain location for Miami Nation Pow Wow - Watch Tribal website for final dance location.

Drake House

Located at 3700 S. 505 Road, Miami, OK
*June 25 - Myaamia Traditional Games (Archery, Tomahawk Throw, Lacrosse)

Contact Information for all events

Local Hotel Information

  • Micro-Tel - 918-540-3333
  • Holiday Inn Express - 918-542-7424
  • Hampton Inn - 918-541-1500