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Powwow returns to Pahrump community

The Pahrump Social Powwow is set for later this week at Petrack Park.

The powwow will start at noon on Friday, Nov. 16 and continue through 5 p.m through Sunday, Nov. 18, said Paula Elefante, executive director of the Pahrump Social Powwow Inc.

A grand entry is set for noon on both Saturday and Sunday, an event flier states.

Highlights of the special event include Native American crafts, music, food, dancing and more.

Admission is free.

The powwow celebrates the Native American culture and preserves the cultural heritage and renews friendships, organizers said on visitpahrump.com

“In addition to dancers, Native American craftsman display their wares and one can expect to sample many dishes of Native American food as well,” organizers said on visitpahrump.com. “The powwow also usually attracts at least 30 to 40 craft booths. During this cultural celebration would be a great time to pick up that unique Christmas gift.”

For more information, email pahrumppowwow@yahoo.com or call 775-209-3444.

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