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Neerchokikoo Powwow

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Friday, May 14, 2010 - 7:00pm - Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 11:00pm
NAYA Family Center,
5135 NE Columbia Blvd,
Portland, , OR
(593) 2288177

The Native American Youth & Family Center will host the first ever, "Neerchokikoo Powwow: Honoring our Youth, Elders and Sacred Land." The purpose of this powwow is to celebrate the purchase of the new NAYA building on ancient Chinook village site, Neerchokikoo. The powwow will also include honoring ceremonies for the Northwest Area Foundation that made the purchase possible and for the youth and elders of the Native community. The event will include: a ground blessing, a feed and honoring for the Native community youth and elders, Native vendors, artists and food, host drum Four Directions with community member Harold Paul, Dancing, drumming and more opportunities to experience Native culture.