Powwow set for Saturday

Staff Report

PEMBROKE — The inaugural BraveNation Powwow and Gathering is scheduled for Saturday in the gym of the English E. Jones Athletic Center at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

The event features competition dancing, an alumni reception and recruitment activities for American Indian high school students. It is an alcohol- and drug-free event.

Doors open to the public at 10 a.m. The grand entry is at noon. A dinner break and the alumni reception will begin at 4 p.m. Dancing resumes at 5 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for people 60 years old and older. It is free for children ages 6 and under and for UNCP students with a UNCP ID. Advance tickets can be purchased for $4 from the Givens Performing Arts Center Box Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday.

To receive $1 off the regular admission price, bring three nonperishable food items to the powwow. For more information, please visit www.uncp.edu/powwow, email powwow@uncp.edu, or call 910-775-4579.

Staff Report

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