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Oct 21 2011

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Pow Wow brings food, fun and dance to McAllen

Special to the Parade

The South Texas Indian Dancers invite the public to its 22nd Annual South Texas (Way South) Pow Wow, slated for Oct. 21-22.

Enjoyment will be shared as cake walks, raffles, American Indian jewelry, dream catchers, arts and crafts, beads and more will all be available at the event.

Indian dancers from tiny tots to seniors in full regalia will also be on-hand to entertain audiences.

“If you have ever wanted to dance with the Indians, some dancers are open to audience participation,” read a Pow Wow press release.

Other activities throughout Saturday will include music by the mother-daughter singing duo “Sayani” and exhibition performances by the South Texas Indian Dancers, not to mention performances by American-Indian actor and Cherokee storyteller.

The event will begin Friday at 7 p.m. with the grand entry (fun dance) at the Lark Library and Community Center in McAllen, located on 2601 Lark.

Saturday, doors open at 10 a.m., an exhibition dance is slated for 11 a.m.-12 noon, gourd dancing from 1-4:30 p.m., and the main event grand entry.

For more information, call Robert Soto at (956) 686-6696.

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