450 Dancers Turn Out for Lumbee Spring Powwow

Some 450 dancers adorned vibrant regalia to celebrate American Indian heritage

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.

Lumbee 3The 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.

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