Participants

Come Celebrate with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Feast of Green Corn & Dance Participants

Saturday, August 28 & Sunday, August 29, 2021

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Schemitzun Staff

MASTER OF CEREMONIES
WAYAHSTI RICHARDSON, HALIWA-SAPONI, NC

MASTER OF CEREMONIES
AARON ATHEY, MOHEGAN, CT

ARENA DIRECTOR 
RONALD “WOLF” JACKSON, EASTERN PEQUOT, CT
ARENA DIRECTOR 
NAKAI NORTHUP, MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT, CT
SINGING JUDGE 
CALVIN “BEAVER” CAMPBELL, DAKOTA SIOUX, MN
HOST DRUM (Southern)
WILD BAND OF COMANCHES, OK
HOST DRUM (Northern)
WICOZANI, CT 
INVITED DRUM
YOUNGBLOOD, NY
INVITED DRUM
HOCHUNK STATION, WI
INVITED DRUM
IRON BOY, MN
INVITED DRUM
RED CLAY, NC
INVITED DRUM
IRON RIVER, MA

Grand Entry

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28
1:00pm & 7:00pm
SUNDAY, AUGUST 29
1:00pm

Singing Contest

1ST $5,000  •  2ND $3,000  •  3RD $2,000  •  4TH $1,000  •  3 CONSOLATIONS OF $500

HAND DRUM CONTEST (THREE - FIVE PERSON)

1ST $500  •  2ND $400  •  3RD $200  •  4TH $100

All drums are welcome to enter the singing contests.

Registration starts Saturday August 28 on-site 10:00am-12:30pm.

Singer registration $10 per singer and backup singer.

Dance Competition

ELDERS (AGE 70 & OVER):
1ST $400  •   2ND $300   •  3RD $200  •  4TH $100

WOMENS ALL CATEGORIES COMBINED  •   MENS ALL CATEGORIES COMBINED

GOLDEN AGE (50-69):
1ST $400  •  2ND $300  •  3RD $200  •  4TH $100

WOMENS: EASTERN TRADITIONAL / N-S TRADITIONAL COMBINED / JINGLE & FANCY SHAWL COMBINED

MENS: EASTERN WAR / N-S TRADITONAL COMBINED / GRASS & FANCY FEATHER COMBINED

ADULT AGE (18-49):
1ST $400  • 2ND $300  •  3RD $200  •  4TH $100

WOMENS: EASTERN TRADITIONAL / NORTHERN TRADITIONAL / SOUTHERN TRADITIONAL / JINGLE / FANCY SHAWL

MENS: EASTERN WAR / NORTHERN TRADITONAL / SOUTHERN STRAIGHT / GRASS / FANCY FEATHER

TEEN AGE (13-17):
1ST $200  •  2ND $150  •  3RD $100  •  4TH $50

GIRLS: EASTERN TRADITIONAL / N-S TRADITIONAL COMBINED / JINGLE / FANCY SHAWL

BOYS: EASTERN WAR / N-S TRADITONAL COMBINED / GRASS / FANCY FEATHER

JUNIORS AGE (6-12):
1ST $100  •  2ND $50  •  3RD $25  •  4TH $25

GIRLS: EASTERN TRADITIONAL / N-S TRADITIONAL COMBINED / JINGLE / FANCY SHAWL

BOYS: EASTERN WAR / N-S TRADITONAL COMBINED / GRASS / FANCY FEATHER

TINY-TOTS AGE (0-5):
DAY MONEY / CANDY QUEST DANCE


Dance registration one day only Saturday August 28, 10:00am-12:30pm.

$10 fee, tiny-tots 5 years and under free registration.

Grand Entry: Saturday 1:00pm & 7:00pm / Sunday 1:00pm

Second Song Specials

YOUTH SECOND SONG SPECIALS (AGE 0-12) 
1ST $100  •  TWO CONSOLATIONS OF $50

  • GIRLS EASTERN TRADITIONAL ROUND DANCE
  • GIRLS NORTHERN & SOUTHERN TRADITIONAL ROUND DANCE
  • GIRLS TRADITIONAL DANCE
  • GIRLS JINGLE SIDE STEP
  • GIRLS FANCY CROW HOP
  • CO-ED DOUBLE BEAT
  • BOYS GRASS CROW HOP
  • BOYS DUCK-&-DIVE
  • FANCY FEATHER RUFFLE
  • EASTERN WAR SNEAK-UP

ADULT SECOND SONG SPECIALS AGES 13-OVER
1ST $200  •  TWO CONSOLATIONS OF $50

  • WOMENS EASTERN TRADITIONAL ROUND DANCE
  • WOMENS NORTHERN & SOUTHERN TRADITIONAL ROUND DANCE
  • WOMENS JINGLE SIDE STEP
  • WOMENS SMOKE
  • CO-ED DOUBLE BEAT
  • MENS SMOKE
  • MENS GRASS CROW HOP
  • MENS DUCK-&-DIVE
  • SOUTHERN STRAIGHT HORSE STEALING

MENS VS WOMENS FANCY
1ST $200  •  2ND $100

ULTIMATE WARRIOR (All ages):
1ST 200 & WAR CLUB 2ND $100


Second song dance specials, must register for all specials and be a registered dancer with number to participate.

Participant Instructions

DANCE REGISTRATION

  • Saturday, August 28 only, on-site 10:00am-12:30pm. $10 fee, ages 0-5 free

DRUM REGISTRATION

CAMPING

  • Ballfield starting Friday August 27, Ending Monday morning August 30.
  • All campers must register on-site at security office.
  • Hot showers are available at camping area.

VENDOR CONTACT

SPECIAL RATE PARTICIPANT ROOMS


On-site parking for participants only.