Paiute Tribe hosts 37th annual restoration gathering, powwow

By Holly Coombs

The Paiute Tribe hosted its 37th Annual Restoration Gathering Powwow last Friday and Saturday with much celebration in dance, parade and food.

The event began with a pageant the Thursday prior to the weekend event to crown the queen and princess over the weekend powwow.

Friday night started with a grand entry just after 7 p.m. with the American, state and tribe flag. The tribe came as far as Canada, Idaho and Arizona to gather and celebrate.

Saturday morning began with a parade down Main Street at 9 a.m. and a grand entry began again at 1 p.m. Food and jewelry vendors were among the crowd.

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