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Pow wow set for weekend
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The second annual Traditional Native American Indian Pow Wow in the Park will be held at Edgar Evins State Park on May 20-21.

Everyone is invited to attend the second annual Traditional Native American Indian Pow Wow in the Park on May 20 and 21 at Edgar Evins State Park, Silver Point. Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with Grand Entry at 11 a.m. The Sunday hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with Grand Entry at 12 noon. A small admission fee will be collected at the gate.  
• $3 General Admission
• $2 Senior citizen and TN Tech student with I.D.
• Free to active military and 1st responders with I.D.
• Free for children under age 5 years
The host drum will be the Wolastokwik Singers. In addition to drumming there will be singing, exhibition and intertribal dances, demonstrations, storytelling, native vendors and artisan demonstrators as well as  items by the Boy Scouts and a small gift shop for Edgar Evins State Park merchandise. 
Bring lawn chairs or blankets for your comfort, take in the sights and sounds and visit with Traditional American Indians as you learn about their cultures and histories. For more information contact Niki at (931) 644-0221 or email her at   bealscouts@yahoo.com or phone Linda at (931) 544-4908.
Proceeds from the Pow Wow will benefit the Boy Scouts. This troop is chartered by Friends of Edgar Evins State Park and all members of the troop are members of the chartering organization. A few young Natives have been chosen by the tribal leader to attend the gate, sell programs and answer questions. 
Edgar Evins State Park is in DeKalb County, on Center Hill Lake, approximately 20 miles north of Smithville. The physical address is 1630 Edgar Evins Park Road, Silver Point/ From I-40 take exit 268 at State Hwy. 96 and Center Hill Lake.