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Powwow to celebrate culture, fathers

Native American dancers and artists from across the country will be at the annual Stewart Father's Day Powwow this weekend.

"This powwow is one of the largest in Northern Nevada," said Sherry Rupert, executive director of the Nevada Indian Commission. "We bring in very talented artisans, and we also draw some of the most talented dancers."

The main feature of the powwow is a dance competition that runs throughout the three days. Dancers compete in age divisions from the very youngest to the "golden age" category of 55 and older, and in several styles known as intertribal dance.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 14, 2012 03:55AM Published Jun 14, 2012 03:52AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.