Some 450 dancers adorned vibrant regalia to celebrate American Indian heritage
LUMBERTON, NORTH CAROLINA – Young, old and in-between danced at the 10th Annual “Dance of the Moon Spirit” Powwow in Lumberton, North Carolina this past weekend. The dancers numbered some 450 dancers who made their way into the circular dance circle.
The dancers came from various parts of Indian Country to celebrate their American Indian culture and heritage.
Several members of Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation (CANAR) attended before their Mid-Year Conference that meets this week in nearby Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The powwow boasts it is one of the Top 10 powwows in the United States each year and the largest on the East Coast.
The powwow was hosted by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.