42nd Annual AIC-MSU Powwow Winners

Teen Girls Fancy

1st Farrell Top Sky #166 

2nd Aislyn Baker #166

3rd Julianne Scabby Robe #178

Teen Girls Jingle

1st Antoretta Flett #272

2nd Sierra Simpson #165

3rd Layla Buckskin #159

Teen Girls Traditional 

1st Sim-Sin Heavy Runner #158

2nd Bethany Pretty On Top #171

3rd Marion Hugs #263

Teen Boys Fancy

1st Emmitt Whire #185

2nd Cactus Runs Above #157

3rd Flair Popetsaitke #169

Teen Boys Grass

1st Mason Lamebull #290

2nd Deo Top Sky #167

3rd Kodamen Matheson #162

Teen Boys Chicken

1st Jon Moreno #275

2nd Chase Comes at Night #299

3rd Ardon McDonald #271

Teen Boys Traditional 

1st Dylan Ashley #184

2nd Landon Walks Over Ice #264

3rd Taylan Alden #174

Junior Girls Fancy 

1st Tailee Kicking Woman #330

2nd Tamyan Mount #375

3rd Ivy Runs Above #328

Junior Girls Jingle

1st Aiyanna Big Man #325

2nd Abbilee Runs Above #329

3rd Kamiah Pretty on Top #345

Junior Girls Traditional 

1st Dahyiitihi White #352

2nd Angela Stump #362

3rd Rae D. Coff #346

Junior Boys Fancy

1st Royce Jarvey #394

2nd Josh Skunkcap #488

3rd Chitat Killsback #350

Junior Boys Grass

1st Andre Lamb #359

2nd Keyan Pretty on Top #344

3rd Talon Addison #340

Junior Boys Traditional 

1st Alberto Spotted #369

2nd Jacoby Little Light #365

3rd Simis Top Sky #373

Adult Woman Fancy 

1st Alannah Tail Feathers #558

2nd Sally Anne Jack #533

3rd Tia Hoops #543

Adult Woman Jingle

1st Della Big Hair-Stump #568

2nd Kia McCloud #560

3rd Monica Davis #578

Adult Woman Traditional 

1st Amber Old Horn #538

2nd Chenaya Standing Rock #590

3rd Amber White #572

Adult Men Fancy 

1st Walter Runs Above #732

2nd Marshall Madera #759

3rd Chaz Baker #782

Adult Men Grass 

1st Randall Paskemin #760

2nd Therien Paskemin #763

3rd Teiyan Sleigh #771

Adult Men Traditional 

1st Prinz Three Irons #728

2nd Fred Alden IV #749

3rd George Kickin Woman #751

Golden Age Woman 

1st Melinda Good Will #673

2nd Sandra Shield #675

3rd Mary Top Sky #674

Golden Age Men

1st Cyrus Leider #738

2nd Luke Whiteman #671

3rd Wesley Honena Sr. #668

2017 aic powwow poster
42nd Annual American Indian Council Powwow
April 14-15, 2017
Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
Free and open to the public
Categories and Prizes
Golden Age (55+):  All categories for men and women
1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100
Women: Jingle, Traditional, Fancy
1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100
Men: Grass, Traditional, Fancy
1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100
Teen Girls: Jingle, Traditional, Fancy
1st Place - $150
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place - $75
Teen Boys: Grass, Traditional, Fancy, Chicken
1st Place - $150
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place - $75
Junior Girls: Jingle, Traditional, Fancy
1st Place - $75
2nd Place - $50
3rd Place - $25
Junior Boys: Grass, Traditional, Fancy
1st Place - $75
2nd Place - $50
3rd Place - $25
Tiny Tots:  All categories
Sponsored prize for two evening sessions and small cash prize for one afternoon session.
Singing Contest
1st Place - $1500
2nd Place - $1000
3rd Place - $500

Friday Night

Miss Teen MSU Men’s Fancy Dance Special sponsored by Serena Chandler

1st - $500 and Men’s Fancy Bussel Set

4 Consolation prizes at $100 each


Chicken Dance Special Honoring Witton Goodstriker sponsored by Jay Dusty Bull & Family

Category: Men’s Chicken

$5000 total

Prize Breakdown: TBA


Saturday Afternoon 

Head Man Dancer Give Away and Men’s Grass Dance Special Honoring of late Dan Voyich sponsored by Dion Killsback

1st place - $600

Two consolation prizes at $200 each


Junior Miss MSU Give Away and Junior Girl’s Fancy Shawl Special sponsored by Delora Old Elk

1st place - $300

2nd place - $200

3rd place - $100

Small gift for other contestants


Saturday Night

Miss Tiny Tot Special sponsored by Arabella Yazzie

Six winners will be drawn to each win a bicycle.


AIC Co-Presidents Give Away sponsored by Adrian Bird and Ty Show


Head Woman Dancer Give Away and Women’s Crow Style Special sponsored by Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy

1st place - $1000 with Pendleton Jacket

2nd place - $500 with a jacket

3rd place - $200 with a jacket

Two consolation prizes of $50

Powwow Poster Image

Powwow Poster PDF


alumni brunchAmerican Indian Alumni Brunch

Saturday, April, 15, 2017

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Hall of Fame room in the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse

Please RSVP by 4/10 here









Basketball Tourney Information

Information here


Fun Run Information2017 fun run for powwow

5k and 1 mile (participants can walk or run during both events)

Saturday, April 15, 2017

8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Brick Breeden Fieldhouse Parking Lot

Contact: Scott Flatlip at scott.flatlip@msu.montana.edu or (406)697-2540

 Run Flyer PDF








Royalty Information and Application

Application Word Document 

Vendor Application and Contract Agreement

Application PDF

Contract Agreement PDF

To obtain a MSU student vendor application, please contact Marissa at marissa.marinoff@gmail.com or (406)570-2175 or Francine at francine.spangwillis@montana.edu or (406)994-5529.


Sponsorship Letter

Letter PDF

Letter Word Document


Grand Entries

Friday, April 14th: 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 15th: 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.


Head Staff

Arena Director

Devan Kicknosway

Assistant Arena Director

CJ Other Medicine

Master of Ceremonies

Jason Goodstriker

L. Jace Killsback

Head Woman Dancer

Trisheena Kills Pretty Enemy

Head Man Dancer

Dion Killsback

Head Dance Judge

Jay Old Coyote

Head Singing Judge

Michael Spears

Host Drum

Northern Cree

Honor/Color Guard



Miss Indian MSU: Alexa Longknife


Miss Teen MSU: Serena Chandler


Junior Miss MSU: Delora Old Elk


Miss Tiny Tot MSU: Arabella Yazzie-Brown

Host Hotels

super 8

Super 8: $69.00 + taxes per night for a double queen room *The discounted room rate is available until April 7, 2017.

Call (406)586-1521 to make a room reservation and mention MSU’s American Indian Council Pow Wow.



best westernBest Western: $89.00 + taxes per night for all room types excluding suites *The discounted rate is available on a first come first serve basis.

Call (406)587-5261 to make a room reservation and mention the group code: MSUPOW17.


garden innHilton Garden Inn: $93.00 + taxes per night for a double queen room *The discounted room rate is available until March 20, 2017.

Call (406)582-9900 to make a room reservation and mention MSU’s American Indian Council Powwow. or click here to RSVP online


Contact Information

Francine Spang-Willis at (406)994-5529 or francine.spangwillis@montana. edu

Richard White at (406)994-4880 or richard.white5@montana.edu