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Singers and Dancers
MANISTEE - The 16th Annual Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Jiingtamok (Powwow) will have a special performance by the Haudenosaunee Singers and Dancers from the Onondaga Nation from Nedrow, New York this weekend, July 2 and 3, in Manistee, Michigan.
Social dances throughout the Haudenosaunee's long history have connected the dancers to the traditions of their ancestors. The Haudenosaunee have a variety of dances for various activities, among them are: the standing quiver dance, moccasin dance, pigeon dance, ferrying (fishing and canoe) dance and the shake the bush dance.
The jiingtamok will be held at the Tribe's gathering grounds, located at the corner of US-31 and M-22, across from the Little River Casino Resort.
There will be a two-step dance contest at the jiingtamok with prize money for the winners.
Grand entries will be at 1 pm and 7 pm on Saturday and at 12 noon on Sunday. The public is welcome and there is free admission.
For more information, call 1.888.723.8288.
posted July 2, 2011 9:37 am et
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