23rd Annual Schemitzun

Feast of Green Corn & Dance

Mashantucket Cultural Grounds

2016 August 27-28

 
Master of Ceremonies:Boye Ladd Sr., WI
 Mike Thomas, CT
Arena Director:Boye Ladd Jr., WI
Head Eastern Social Dancer:Annawon Weeden, MA
Host Drum:Stony Creek, NC
Young Blood, NY
Southern Express, WA
Invited Drums:Eastern Eagle(Canada)
 

Singing Contest

Open to all Native singing groups. Registration Saturday 8/27/16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. 1st: $6,000 / 2nd: $4,000 / 3rd: $2,000 / 4th: $1,500 / 5th: $1,000. Three man Hand Drum stand-off Contest 1st 300 2nd $150. All singers must purchase a two day singing pass, $10.00
 

Dance Categories

Golden Age: 50 and over: 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200, 4th $100. Women’s E. Traditional, N-S Traditional combined and Men’s E. War


Adult: Ages 18-49: 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200, 4th $100. Women’s E. Traditional, N. Traditional, S. Traditional, Jingle, Fancy Shawl Men’s E. War, N. Traditional, S. Straight, Grass, & Fancy Feather

Teens: Age 13-17: 1st $200, 2nd $150, 3rd $100, 4th $50


Girls: E. Traditional, N-S Traditional combined, Jingle, Fancy Shawl


Boys: E. War, N Traditional-S. Straight combined, Grass, Fancy Feather

Juniors: Age 6-12: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, 4th $25


Girls: E. Traditional, N-S Traditional combined, Jingle, Fancy Shawl


Boys: E. War, N-S Traditional combined, Grass, Fancy Feather

 

Dance Specials (All Ages)

Smoke Dances(Male & Female ),$200
Ultimate Warrior(All male categories), 1st: $250, 2nd: $150
Fancy Feather vs. Fancy Shawl, 1st: $300, 2nd: $200
Second Songs,1st place $100, (2) $50 consolation prizes
Duck-n-Dive / Grass / E. Round Dance (females), Jingle
 

Youth Specials

Second Songs (ages 4 -12)
Fancy Shawl, Jingle, Girl's Traditional, Girl's Eastern Traditional Old Style, Boys Traditional, Grass
 

GRAND ENTRY:

SATURDAY 12:00PM & 6:00PM / SUNDAY 12:00PM
 

Dance Registration

Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m./ Fee: $10.00, Tiny Tots: Free
For more Participant info contact Albert Zamora 860-396-6160
 

Participant Room Rates

Contact Lisa Aquino 860-312-3246, for more information
 

Camping & Showers start 8/26/2016

 

No Alcohol or Drugs! MPTN will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.

 

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