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Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Pow Wows in Michigan

In NOISE PhotoBlog yesterday, Jeremy Herliczek writes [about his photos]: "The Riverbank Traditional Powwow took place this weekend on the banks of the Grand River at Louis Adado Riverfront Park in downtown Lansing."

Read Powwow on the Grand and watch the audio slideshow.

So, what is a Pow Wow? According to an aritcle on Powwows.com, "Pow Wow time is the Native American people's way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships and make new ones.

This is a time to renew thought of the old ways and to preserve a rich heritage."
Click here to learn more.

2006 Michigan Pow Wows

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians 25th Annual Pow Wow and Summer Gathering and Traditional Pow wow will be held from the 28th of June until the 2nd of July 2006. The theme for this years Pow wow will be "Healing Mother Earth".

The Preservation of Native American Culture (P.O.N.A.C.) will host the Gagaguwon Traditional Pow Wow, that will be held in Oscoda on July 29 & 30.

Saginaw Chippewa 22nd Annual Pow Wow will be held August 4-6 in Mt. Pleasant.

Check Powwow Events in Michigan (pdf) on Michigan.gov for this year's schedule of PowWows.

# posted by Tami @ 11:05 AM
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