AFCC Red Dress Traditional Powwow 2024

March 16, 2024

AFCC Red Dress Traditional Powwow 

March 16,  2024

Master of Ceremony: Gerald Sitting Eagle & Francis Wolf Leg , Siksika Nation

MC/DJ- Sarah Good Medicine, Red River Metis, Cree, Chippewa (Manitoba/North Dakota)

Arena Director: Sheldon Scalplock, Siksika Nation

Host Drum: Sorrell Rider, Siksika Nation

Memorial & Honor Dance Tribute

If you would like to share a photo of a loved one to honor please provide photo and information to Krista White at kjwhite@afccalgary.org


The Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary is proud to announce in hosting their upcoming 1st Annual Red Dress Traditional Powwow 2024 event, to be held in the City of Moohkinnstsis (Calgary). It is a special day of gathering to honor our MMIWG2S+ through our sacred ancestral songs, drums, and dance. It is also a day to create cross-cultural awareness and education, and to empower and support our women, girls, 2 spirit and gender diverse peoples.


-           Free Entry

-          Doors open & Registration at 12:30 pm

-          Grand Entry 2pm- Sharp

-          Closing Prayer and retiring of flags at 6:55 PM

-          Front row seating is reserved for all dancers, drummers, Elders, and honored guests

-          Arts & Craft Vendors: To register, contact Mayra Majore; mmajore@afccalgary.org

-          Concession on site

-          To register for drummers/dancers email Martin Trecha; mtrecha@afccalgary.org  (include; full name, age, and dance category, and or drum group)

-          First Four Drum Groups Paid Out, must register and include (Leader Singer and four support singers).

-          Max. 30 dancers per Dance Category ( ie. Tiny Tots, Teens, Adult, Golden Age)

-          $18.00 Parking fee into the Stampede Park; Parking: Easy access from South Entrance onto Stampede Park

-          Security on site

-          No drugs and alcohol permitted

-          No pets allowed, accept service pets only.

-          Free 500 Food Snack Lunch Boxes will be served, coffee and tea will be provided

-          All Drummers/Dancers must register online no later than March 15, 2024, at 12:00 pm, at mtrecha@afccalgary.org

Directions:  Big Four RoadHouse, 1410 Olympic Way SE, CALGARY ALBERTA T2G 2W1




Disclaimer: Not responsible for loss, theft of personal property, and or personal injury.