Spokane Tribe 103rd Annual Labor Day Celebration


August 31, 2017 - September 4, 2017
Wellpinit, WA Spokane Tribal Fairgrounds

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Updated Dance Contest Specials

To be held Friday night
Outgoing Miss Spokane Meilani Morning Owl Decker & Jr Miss Spokane Taylor Morning Owl Decker Specials
Women's Northern Cloth Shell Dress Style, All Ages

$300.00 - Jacket and Gift Basket
$200.00 - Gift Basket
$100.00 - Gift Basket

Men's 18 and OlderTraditional Special in Honor of Shawn Decker by Miss and Jr. Miss Spokane

$300.00 - Jacket and Star Quilt
$200.00 - Gift Basket
$100.00 - Gift Basket

For more info contact Nellie @ 406-544-0020


Beginning Friday Night
Prairie Chicken Dance Special
Prairie Chicken Gifting Ceremony prior to the first contest go-round
$6,000.00+ prize money will be awarded

1st Place: Large Synthetic Roach, Applique Outfit with Side & Ankle Bells, with bustle, plus Cash Prize
2nd Place: Bustle plus Cash Prize
3rd Place: Bustle plus Cash Prize
4th Place: Cash Prize

Embroidered Jackets awarded to the Top 4 Places
T-Shirts awarded to the Top 10 Finishers
Other Prizes to be added
Calcutta evening of the Finals - Top 10
For more info contact Dave Browneagle 509-458-6511

Take Notice

Friday Night Grand Entry Points for Junior, Teen and Golden Age Categories.

No Grand Entry Points taken for Adult and Senior Adult categories Friday Evening.

Contest for Junior, Teens and Golden Age begins Friday evening.

Not Specials - Placed in Dance Category:

  • Round Bustle (Northwest Styel 3 bustle minimum preferred) Age 19-59
  • Short Fringe Category Age 19-59
  • Committee Team Dance Special - Adult Men
  • Committee Teen Team Dance Special Young Men and Young Women



Contest time to be announced
Sherman and Lillian Alexie Memorial Dance Contests
18 and Over Men's Traditional
1st Place $1,750.00
2nd Place $1,000.00
3rd Place $500.00
4th Place $250.00

18 and Over Women's Traditional
1st Place $1,750.00
2nd Place $1,000.00
3rd Place $500.00
4th Place $250.00

For more info contact Kim Alexie at 509-638-4578