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Yellow Bird: UND powwow a showcase of our culture


"The weekend Wacipi at UND is history now. Yet I will remember this powwow for a long time to come. It will be the powwow after the shootings at Red Lake and the suicides at Standing Rock. Something hung in the air like an effigy; perhaps it was the spirit and tenaciousness of Native people who carry on in spite of tragedy.

The Native gathering went well. There were many dancers in each category and some excellent drums.

I was glad to see a Red Lake drum was represented and sounded in top form. Drums such as Eyahbay, a national champion drum group, and the host Canadian drum were excellent, too."

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DORREEN YELLOW BIRD COLUMN: A fine celebration of Indian culture (The Grand Forks Herald 4/12)

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