The Powwow Committee plans, organizes, and hosts the tribe’s Annual Powwow, which is held each August in Niobrara, NE.

Member Needed

Due to a resignation, there is a vacancy on the Pow Wow Committee for a term that will expire on 9/30/24.  Letters of Interest are being accepted at this time.  Committee members are paid a $250 stipend plus mileage reimbursement up to 410 miles at the current federally approved rate.  If you are interested in serving please submit your letter of interest to Ponca Tribal Council, Attn:  Candace Repenning, P.O. Box 288, Niobrara, NE  68760 or via e-mail to  Deadline to apply is March 20, 2024. 


Meetings and agendas will be announced here. Minutes from past meetings can be found in the archives

February 17, 2024
Ponca Agency
12 p.m.

Notice and Agenda


Ponca Princess Policy (9/26/23)

Powwow Committee Policies & Procedures

Current Committee Members

Britnie Okeefe (Treasurer) (term expires 9/30/26)
Leah Franklin (Secretary) (term expires 9/30/26)
Dawn Mercier (term expires 9/30/25)
Vacant (term expires 9/30/24)
Valerie Wright (Vice Chair) (term expires 9/30/24)
Robyn Klug (Chair) (term expires 9/30/24)