Grand Entry will be held before the traditional dances, at the start of each dance session. The Grand Entry will be led by the Veterans, who will post the flags.
Eagle staff's traditionally are carried into the dancing circle by a native war veteran who has earned the respect of a member of the Pow Wow committee or an eagle staff owner.
Pow-wow event begins with a grand entry by the dancers, after which the host drums inaugurate it with a special honor song.During the Pow Wow, many honour dances will occur. The dances are in honour of someone's special occasion such as birthdays, lengthy anniversary, the loss of a loved one and other honourable occasions. Usually a drum is requested by the family to sing a honour song. The family then would dance around once before the rest of the family members and friends join in the dance.