• By Kelli Cox
  • Posted Friday, June 18, 2010

Strong Sun Pow Wow

The Strong Sun Pow Wow is a local celebration of Native American crafts, dance and traditions and will be open to the community for the sixth year. This event is an inter-tribal, educational pow wow that promotes an understanding of Native American culture. The Governor of NC has issued a proclamation declaring the weekend of the Strong Sun Pow wow as Native American Weekend across the entire state.

The Pow Wow will take place on July 9-11 at the Tanglewood Park Amphitheater. Nationally renowned Native American Flute Player, John Sarantos along with several other entertainers will perform Friday night at 6:30 pm Featured will be dancers in traditional regalia and ceremonies honoring veterans, as well as many other memorable events. Native American crafts people from across the country will display their crafts and food vendors will offer traditional Pow Wow menu items.

For more information, please visit http://nearriverdwellers.com/strongsunpowwow2010.

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