Friday, August 24, 2012

Spirit of Wovoka Days Powwow

The 20th annual celebration honors Wovoka, the Ghost Dance Prophet, this weekend in Mason Valley's Yerington.

This event will be held at the Pat Peeples Softball Field within the Joe Parr Sports Complex. Dry camping is available, and security will be provided. Special events include Host Drum North Bear from Riverton, Wyoming, Kennie Keats Memorial Grass Dance Special, a Hand Drum Contest sponsored by the Ivan Hanson Family, Wovoka Princess and Lil' Miss Wovoka Princess Contests, Powwow raffle with great prizes, and more. A Head Man and Lady will be chosen each session and dance categories include Tiny Tots, Golden Age, Junior, Teens, Adults, Grass, Fancy, Traditional, and Jingle. 

For more information, call 775-463-2350 or 775-230-8383.

Yerington Inn: 775-463-5310
Copper Inn Motel: 775-463-2135
Victorian Rose Inn: 775-463-2164

No alcohol, No drugs ~ Strictly Enforced

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