Drum Contract & Waiver of Liability

  • This memorandum outlines the terms and obligation by which the Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow Council and the above mentioned group agree as to conditions relating to the following:
    Event: 2018 Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow
    Dates of Event: July 13th, 14th, & 15th 2018
    Location: Fairbanks, Alaska at 2010 2nd Avenue

    The Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow Council will provide the following services:
    *Group stipend will be $50 per participant drummer, a maximum of $450 (9) members will be given honorarium for the powwow event. All blanket dances done on behalf of the participating drums with signed contracts will receive equal shares of any money collected. The participating drum group is required to be present throughout all three days of the event, along with all members in participation. *Members may take a short break when their drum is not performing but all members must be present for every powwow set in order to be eligible for the honorarium. Note: Local drums do not receive honorarium.*All other meals and personal expenses, including housing will be the responsibility of the participating drum group. Camping is allowed; no fire!

    The selected drum group agrees to the following conditions:
    -The group shall participate in all powwow events as requested, shall be on time, and be respectful of the other drums, other participants, and the MSIP Committee.
    -Be responsible for behavior of their participating group so as to not reflect negatively on the MSIP Council, or the MSIP Non-Profit Org.
    -The drum leader must agree and initial the following: WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT below.

    **In consideration for receiving permission of my drum group to participate in the 2018 Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow event to be held on July 13th, 14th, 15th 2018, I, the above mentioned representative of the above mentioned group hereby release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue MSIP, its officers, servants, agents and volunteers (hereinafter referred to as "releasees") from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or relating to any loss, damage or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or to any property belonging to me, whether caused by the negligence of the releasees, or otherwise, while participating in the Event, or while in, on or upon the premises where the Event is being conducted, while in transit to or from the premises, or in any place or places connected with the MSIP Event.
  • Please type your full name. Signature must be an authorized drum group representative.
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