Metis Celebration & Powwow

Join this year's annual Metis Celebration and Powwow at the Fergus County Fairgrounds. Live music - all musicians welcome. Catch the traditional Metis jig contest, the Waltz contest, and the fiddle contest. Free tent camping available. 


  • Susan Altona at 406-750-2192 or 406-452-2812
  • Mike LaFountain at 406-217-2215
  • Clinton & Wanda Brown at 406-399-3646
  • Charlie Eike at 406-366-6366 (Parade Entry)


  • Set up, camping opens, open jam


  • 6PM Metis speakers
  • 7PM Metis Anthem, live auction
  • 8PM Fiddle, jig and waltz contests


  • 10AM Parade downtown
  • 10AM Jig, fiddle, and Michif language lessons, beadwork session, trapper, tent, and fur displays
  • 12PM Powwow registration opens
  • 1PM Powwow grand entry
  • 2PM Metis panel speakers
  • 5PM Free feed, auction
  • 7PM Metis music and dance performances followed by dancing and jigging
  • 7PM Powwow grand entry


  • 10AM Commemoration ceremony at the cemetery for unmarked grave sites
  • 1PM Powwow grand entry


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