|Over 1,500 dancers participate in the Powwow|
I had no idea what to expect because I had never attended the event before. It cost $12 per person to get into the event but a very gracious man allowed Faith to get in for free. Then there was the matter of finding a parking spot - it's worse than the 4th of July parade in Mandan!
On our third time circling through, I began to pray that a spot would open up for us. Wouldn't you know it, as we crossed an intersection, a car was just pulling out close to the arena. God even answers parking prayers!
|Rob managed to get Faith in her chair to the main arena - a place she couldn't get to the day before|
It was an awe-inspiring experience being in the midst of so many Native Americans who are so proud of their heritage and who have a desire to keep their traditions. And we got to experience it all because Faith's field trip didn't pan out as she hoped. She was bound and determined that her chair was not going to keep her from missing out on the powwow and because of that, it was a great new experience for the three of us!
|The Grand Entry|
|The singing contest was my favorite part|
|Absolutely amazing traditional costumes|
|Dancers ranged in ages under five to over 50|
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