Flag bearer at Powwow event in traditional Indigenous dress

Alumni & Student Pow Wow

Presented by the University of Windsor Aboriginal Education Centre and St Clair College Indigenous Student Services.

Join us from Thursday, May 11th to Saturday, May 13th at the Toldo Lancer Centre and celebrate Indigenous cultures and community.

The free event will allow First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and alumni to gather, including more than 1,500 Indigenous students from five local school boards.

The three-day event will include drumming, dancing, crafts, traditional food, and a special guest performance.


Event Schedule:

1:00 pm - Live Q&A with DJ Shub at the University of Windsor *Pre-registration required 

  • There are 50 spots available for the live taping, and access to the live stream can be made available by request. To sign up for an in-person spot, or to get access to the live stream, please complete the following form: Registration form for the Live Q&A with DJ Shub 

7:00 pm - Live performance by DJ Shub at the Toldo Lancer Centre 



9:30 am - Doors Open

10:30 am - Grand Entry

2:00 pm - Break

5:00 pm - Feast

6:00 pm - Second Grand Entry

7:30 pm - Closing

11:00 am - Doors Open

12:00 pm - Grand Entry

4:00 pm - Feast and Break

6:00 pm - Second Grand Entry

8:00 pm - Closing


Pow Wow Details

Dance Specials

Honouring Mother's Day - Sponsored by Culture Shock Bead Co

Tiny Tots - Sponsored by Aboriginal Child Resource Centre & Ska:Na Family Learning Centre

Head Staff

Emcee – Gordon Nicotine-Sands

Arena Director – Jordan Williams Whiteye

Invited Drums – Eagle Flight & Charging Horse

Head Dancers – Krystal Bigsky & Mike Dashner

Junior Head Dancers – Shyanna Cunningham & Griff Sands

Head Veteran – Walker Stonefis

Flag Carriers – DJ White


Get Involved:

Interested in being a vendor? 

As a vendor, you will be provided with 1 table and 2 chairs. This space is specifically for Indigenous craft vendors and artists. We encourage all items to be authentic or handmade by Indigenous community members.

Vendor Applications are now closed. 


Volunteer at the Event

We are looking for volunteers to help with the Pow Wow event! Are you interested? 

Volunteer registration is now closed. 


Sponsor the Event

For information about sponsorship, or to access the form click on the link below.

Pow Wow Sponsorship Form.

Are you going to be attending this year's Pow Wow event? Don't forget to RSVP to our event on the Facebook event page.

RSVP to the event.

See below the list of hotels you might want to consider staying at during your visit to Windsor:

Event Location: Toldo Lancer Centre, University of Windsor (2555 College Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4)

Co-Hosted By:

University of Windsor and St Clair College Logos

Thank you to our Sponsors!

STAR  Sponsor

Gordie Howe International Bridge logoSCC Indigenous Student Services 

UWindsor logo


EAGLE Sponsor


BEAR Sponsor

Culture Shock Bead Co LogoGreen Shield Cares logos 

TURTLE Sponsor

SKA NA Family Learning CentreCAUNH logoACRCwINDSOR eSSEX casAM800 Logo Virgin Radio logoWPS