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LIHA Spring Powwow coming April 17-19

Staff reports

Come celebrate Native American traditions and experience drum music, singing and dancing at the 43rd Annual Louisiana Indian Heritage Association Spring Powwow on April 17-19, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center 4-H Building. 

Field trip activities will be held for children on Friday, April 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The admission fee is $5 for adults. Children 12 and under with paid adult, uniformed first responders, Scouts and their leaders in uniform, and Veterans are free. 

The event is open to the public and is a spectacular way to get a glimpse of the majesty of Native American regalia, dancing and culture.

The event has been partially funded by grants from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge - DAF. 

The powwow is highly interactive, intergenerational and educational with activities appealing to families and individuals of all ages. 

Enjoy Native American foods, including “Fry Bread,” and the wide array of arts and crafts in the Indian Market. 

For additional information, call Joe at 504-837-6085 or email djpm2@cox.net.