Oglala Nation Pow Wow 2009 draws 30 drum groups<br>

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Oglala Nation Pow Wow 2009 draws 30 drum groups


By Mark Tilsen, Sr., photos, and Eric Pourier and Jason Stover, slideshow

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Posted Aug. 10, 2009

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Oglala Nation Pow Wow is always the biggest pow wow of the year on Pine Ridge Reservation and the 2009 event was no exception.

Mark Tilsen, Sr., president of Native American Natural Foods, was on hand during the four-day celebration to take some pictures of some of the hundreds of dancers who were competing.

The pow wow, in its 24th year, is held every August in Pine Ridge, S.D.

For more information: Oglala Nation Pow Wow

For a story about the pow wow: Rapid City Journal







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