New Beginnings Pow Wow


​For immediate release Thursday, April 20, 2017

Aurora celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday by hosting its first Indigenous Festival

Experience the New Beginnings Pow Wow in Aurora

Aurora, ON – The Town of Aurora is pleased to present its first community pow wow on Saturday, June 3 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lambert Willson Park (135 Industrial Parkway North). All residents and visitors are invited to join this celebration.

The New Beginnings Pow Wow will feature traditional dance, drumming, food and multicultural performers. Performers leading the event will be:

• Host Drum: Little Creek Singers
• Co-Host Drum: Cold Water Ojibway
• Arena Director: Mr. Mawla Shawana
• Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Bob Goulais

The White Pine Dancers also welcomes all nations to participate in the pow wow through performance. If you are interested in participating, please contact Rod Nettagog at

The event schedule for the pow wow is as follows:

​Grand entry
​12 p.m.
​Festivities​1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
​5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
​Festivities and closing ceremony​7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada.

For more information on the community pow wow, please visit or call the Special Events Division at 905-726-4762.



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