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Community invited to Native American round dance April 28 at Northwest College

Posted April 20, 2016
By NWC News Desk

POWELL, Wyoming — The Big Horn Basin community is invited to welcome spring and have a good time at a Native American round dance starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, outside the Intercultural House at Northwest College in Powell.

The Crow Song Dogs (formerly known as Black Whistle) is the host drum.

The American Indian round dance is a friendship dance that has long been held as a courting activity. It is performed during powwows and many social occasions. Its infectious, upbeat tempo is inviting to young and old alike, resulting in a simple, fun activity.

NWC Intercultural Programs invites all to join them in this end-of-semester event to celebrate NWC’s 2016 graduates.

For more information, contact Marenda Bearshield, NWC’s Native American cultural advisor, at 406-679-2576 or Marenda.Bearshield.@nwc.edu.