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Red Sky Nation's 2nd Annual

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR) Pow Wow

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The Red Sky Nation pow wow committee consists of two families who have been personally affected by the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (also popularly known as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women/MMIW/MMIR). The family of the late Terri McCauley wanted to bring Native nations and allies together in one space to offer healing, education, prevention, resources, and awareness regarding this public health crisis. Thus, the first #MMIR pow wow was created for the Siouxland area.


Terri McCauley (Omaha)


Paulette "Paulie" Walker (HoChunk)

Our goal this year is to raise 56k to have a truly successful pow wow. This will include livestreaming, dance competition cash payouts, equipment fees, and logistics. The American Indian Council is also partnering to be able to provide jobs and work experience for the pow wow which include security and clean-up/sanitation crews. We also want to provide space to small businesses, artists, and organizations near and far at the pow wow. We are currently looking for sponsors to help make this a good experience for all who come to dance, learn, and heal with us. 


If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, you can access our sponsorship letter here.

For all sponsors, vendors, and volunteers that would like to be a part of this pow wow, please click the button below to fill out the form. One of our pow wow committee members will be able to assist you. 


Need lodging?

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Hampton Inn by Hilton is our proud host hotel. They have set aside a limited amount of rooms for this weekend. These rooms are first-come, first-serve basis, so make sure to book you room as soon as you can. 


per night

Hampton Inn by Hilton

101 Sodrac Dr

North Sioux City, SD, 57049

(605) 232-9739


per night

Hampton Inn & Suites By Hilton

5555 Sergeant Rd

Sioux City, IA, 51106

(712) 587-6984

You can use this link to book for this location.

Discounted prices will expire on June 30th

Make sure to mention that this is for the Red Sky Nation #MMIR Pow Wow

giving credit where credit is due

None of this would be made possible if it wasn't for our sponsors. We would like to extend our upmost gratitude. All of your donations and contributions are helping to create a healing space that our Indigenous communities need very much. Click here to see the full list of our amazing sponsors who helped make this possible!

All updates and new information will be posted here and on the Facebook event page

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