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Native Americans display dance, crafts

March 21, 1997

By Jennifer Bjorgaard

Lariat Reporter

The Native American Student Association (NASA) will host their third annual powwow, 'Spirit of the Drum' at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ferrell Special Events Center.

Admission is free to the powwow, where visitors can taste traditional Native American food along with purchasing Indian arts and crafts.

The Grand Entry, a processional of traditional ceremonial dancers, will officially start the powwow at 7 p.m.

Tribes from Arizona and Oklahoma will participate in the traditional dances.

The NASA will host a speaker, Jeri Brunoe-Samson, from Flagstaff, Ariz., at 3 p.m. on Monday in Kayser Auditorium.

Brunoe-Samson will present 'Native Americans: A Lost Legacy,' and discuss the contributions of Native people.

'In the past years the community has shown strong support by a large turn-out, but this year we would also like to see a greater attendance from Baylor students,' said Keith Bullock, a graduate student from Cleveland.

A young Native American girl practices her native dances.

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