Clan of the Hawk intertribal powwow this weekend in Evansville

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EVANSVILLE — The Clan of the Hawk will host an intertribal powwow this Saturday and Sunday, on their tribal grounds on Route 58 in Evansville, three miles east of the village of Orleans.

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Admission to the grounds and parking are both free.

All weekend the powwow will feature native dancers, drummers, storytellers, basket weaving, and dream-catcher classes.

The Koasek Band of Thetford will host a chicken barbecue on Saturday. Chief Nathan Pero will prepare a fish fry on Sunday. There will also be a naming ceremony on Sunday morning.

Sunday afternoon will feature Abenaki language presentations and the fourth annual pet parade.

There will be prizes for all, with reasonable rates for vendors and overnight campers.

If you bring a teepee, you can camp for free.