Native American powwow comes to Hagerstown


October 10, 2002|By LORI SEARS

Want to learn first-hand about the American Indians? Today, Saturday and Sunday at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds, you can watch and interact with American Indian dancers, singers, storytellers, drummers, artists and craftsmen.

You also can meet members of various tribes, including the Navajo, Cherokee, Sioux, Piscataway and Iroquois. And you'll see Tecumseh, a 1,000-pound buffalo. Native American arts and crafts will be for sale, including paintings, turquoise jewelry, moccasins and rugs. And food, from buffalo burgers to Indian corn soup, will be available.

The powwow runs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds, off U.S. 40 West. $7 admission today. Admission Saturday and Sunday is $7; $4 ages 3-12. Call 301-791-3246.

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