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Attendees of the annual Chadron State College Powwow hosted by the Native American Club dance and celebrate in the Student Center Ballroom, Nov. 19, 2016. 

Photo by Conor Casey/CSC

A powwow hosted by the Native American Club will be Saturday, Nov. 18, from Noon to 6 p.m. in the Chadron State College Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

The powwow is being sponsored by the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society, the Helen L. Peterson Fund and CSC Diversity Committee.

According to the Native American Club’s adviser, Dr. David Nesheim, this year’s powwow will feature 12 different dance contests. Those contests are junior boys and girls, teen boys and girls, men’s and women’s fancy, men’s and women’s traditional, men’s and women’s golden age, men’s grass and women’s jingle.

The powwow will also have various fun dances and intertribal dances in which everyone is welcome to participate in, Nesheim said.

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Mighty Arrows will be the host drum.

For more information, contact Nesheim at or 308-432-6257.

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