04 Oct SIGA Casinos return to hosting pow wows
The first Pow Wow will be held at Northern Lights Casino in Prince Albert this weekend.
October 4, 2023 – Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is happy to announce that it is returning to hosting pow wows.
The first pow wow planned is the Northern Lights Casino Thanksgiving Pow Wow – October 6-8, being held at the Art Hauser Centre in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. There will be several categories of dancers across all ages. Grand entry kicks off on Friday at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday days have a 1 p.m. start.
“We took a hiatus with our pow wows during COVID, and we are excited to be hosting them again for our community and to be able to bring everybody together and see everyone again in Prince Albert,” said Regional General Manager Richard Ahenakew.
Prize money for this year’s pow wow totals over $80,000.
For more information on the upcoming pow wow, contact organizers Richard Ahenakew, Angie Isbister and Teiya Ermine by calling (306) 764-4777.
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SIGA Director of Communications & Media Relations
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority
SIGA operates seven casinos and the online gaming site PlayNow.com. Casinos include Dakota Dunes Resort & Casino on Whitecap Dakota First Nation near Saskatoon, the Northern Lights Casino on the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Prince Albert, Gold Eagle Casino on the Mosquito First Nation in North Battleford, Living Sky Casino on the Nekaneet First Nation in Swift Current, the Painted Hand Casino on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation in Yorkton, the Bear Claw Casino on the White Bear First Nation near Carlyle and Gold Horse Casino on Little Pine Cree Nation in Lloydminster.