Former Saint Mary’s Residential School Grounds: 34110 Lougheed Highway Mission BC

July 12th – 14th

2024

Grand Entry: Friday 7PM,

Saturday 1PM & 7PM and Sunday 1PM

Host Drum

BULLHORN SINGERS & RED HAWK EXPRESS

Arena Director

GARY ABBOTT

Master of Ceremonies

CHRIS WELLS

Join Us for our 3rd Annual Reclaiming Youth Powwow!

You are invited to our 3rd annual Reclaiming Youth powwow on the grounds of the former Saint Mary’s Residential School in Mission BC. This pow wow is hosted by VYPER – Visionary Youth Peers for Equity & RevitalizationVYPER is a youth-governed group for urbanized and non-urbanized Indigenous youth in the provincial BC area, with a goal to foster the revitalization and adaptation of Indigenous culture for all first peoples across Turtle Island. Come celebrate culture, music, dance, and healing with us this summer ⚡️

Information and Scheduling

Friday, July 12th

*Dancer and drum contest registration opens at 5PM *Grand Entry at 7PM

Saturday, July 13th

*Contest Parade 10AM (TBA) *Grand Entry at 1PM *Dinner: Elk and Bison Feast 5PM *Grand Entry 7PM (ASL Interpretation available)

Sunday, July 14th

*Princess and Warrior Competitions 10AM *Grand Entry at 1PM *Winners Announced 5PM

2024

MISSION POWWOW

PRIZE PAYOUTS

Juniors Combined

1) $200 2) $100 3) $50

Drum Contest

1) $5000 2) $3000 3) $2000

Teens Per Category

1) $300 2) $200 3) $100

Golden Age Combined

1) $500 2) $400 3) $300

Adults Per Category

1) $500 2) $300 3) $200

INFORMATION FOR VENDORS

Vendor Applications for the VYPER – Reclaiming Youth 3rd Annual Pow Wow are now open!
$125 per vendor spot for the weekend. Power available. 
Please email Helena May to reserve a spot  ⚡️☀️
Helena.may.vyper@gmail.com
if you cannot email, please call Marcella Sunshine: 7787782918

VYPER is a youth-governed group for urbanized and non-urbanized Indigenous youth in the provincial BC area, with a goal to foster the revitalization and adaptation of Indigenous culture for all first peoples across Canada.

This event is brought to you by VYPER Visionary Youth Peers for Equity and Revialization

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