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9th Annual Celebration of the People Powwow celebrates native culture

By Daniel Palomo III
University News Service
November 8, 2013

The Native American Student Association will host the 9th annual “Celebration of the People” powwow Nov. 20 at Texas State University from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Amphitheater.

The powwow, which promotes Native American culture, history and diversity, will include exhibition powwow dancing, drumming, singing, flute playing, Native American arts and crafts and traditional food. The event is free and open to the public.

Tribes represented at the powwow will include Kiowa, Lipan Apache, Comanche, Lakota, Dakota, Choctaw, Paiute, Northern Cherokee, Chickasaw, Potawatomi, Creek, Sans Arc, Caddo, Taino, Delaware, Zuni, Huron, Hawaiian and Aztec.

The powwow is sponsored by the Underrepresented Student Advisory Council, the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, the Multicultural Programming Committee, the Center for the Study of the Southwest, the Four Winds Intertribal Society and the Cornucopia Health food store.

For more information or special accommodations, please contact Roxana Tuff at rt15@txstate.edu or the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at (512) 245-2278 at least 72 hours before the event. For additional information related to the Native American Student Association, please visit nasaorg.wp.txstate.edu.