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Intertribal Powwow brings American Indian cultures to Jamestown

Intertribal Powwow brings American Indian cultures to Jamestown

With driving drums and jingling beads, representatives of almost a dozen American Indian tribes brought their cultures to Jamestown Settlement for the American Indian Intertribal Powwow Saturday and Sunday.

The two-day event used story telling, crafts and most prominently music and dancing to expose audience members to the cultural variety of America Indian tribes.

"They're not all one people," said Duane Baldwin, education specialist at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. He added that the event seeks to dispel stereotypes and remind Americans that American Indian culture is alive and well in the modern era.

Though not of American Indian heritage, Baldwin...

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