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Begins last Friday in July and runs for four weeks, ending at noon on Sunday, August 25. $12,000 cash prize for heaviest salmon. Thousands of dollars in cash for heaviest fish per day during the tournament, second, third, fourth and fifth heaviest weights. Prizes for heaviest trout. A good time. Fish in Lake Huron, Georgian Bay and the North Channel.
Zhiibaahaasing First Nation is home to three monumental installations: the World’s Largest Peace Pipe, the World’s Largest Dream Catcher and the World’s Largest Powwow Drum and when anyone visits the Zhiibaahaasing Traditional Powwow the fourth weekend in August each year, they will also be visiting these much larger-than-life monuments which are adjacent to the powwow grounds in the community. Expect good hospitality and an ample number of food and crafts vendors at the event. Zhiibaahaasing First Nation is accessed through…
The powwow at M’Chigeeng First Nation is held each year on Labour Day Weekend, the last of the Island’s powwow season. The community’s powwow grounds are spacious and provide lots of room, not only for dancing around the large arbour but for visiting and enjoying the large assortment of powwow food and crafts that the vendors have on offer. M’Chigeeng’s powwow grounds are accessed from Highway 551 and share the same entrance as the community’s ballpark.
Manitowaning hosts the longest running agricultural fair in Northern Ontario. This fall fair is held on the second weekend of September.