WEEKEND EVENT: Akwesasne International Pow-Wow

Provided by Cornwall Tourism
WEEKEND EVENT: Akwesasne International Pow-Wow
The Grand Entry at noon showcased dancers of all ages at the 18th annual Akwesasne International Powwow. (Shawna O'Neill/Seaway News).

Akwesasne – The Akwesasne International Pow-Wow is held annually in September on the weekend immediately following Labour Day, at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena on Cornwall Island, just south of Cornwall.

On the shores by the beautiful St. Lawrence River, visitors can enjoy a two day event with good music, good food and good company. The Akwesasne Pow-Wow brings together the best Native artisans, drummers and dancers from this region.

The event runs on September 7 and 8.

General admission is $8 per person, $5 for ages 6-12, free for children under 5 and seniors 65+. A weekend pass is also available for $12.

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