Immerse yourself in Native American culture


Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – A weekend full of culture, education and conversation is unfolding in East Tennessee.

The Spirit of Nation Pow Wow will take place on Saturday, March 26 at Patriot Academy in Jefferson City. Tickets are $7 for adults and $2 for children, at the door.

The event will be full of Native American culture and traditions with food, activities, crafts and entertainment, and more. The theme for the event is Celebrate the Arts and was funded by a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Mark and Sherry Finchum, members of the Pow Wow committee, came to talk about this exciting event for the whole family.

There will also be a silent auction featuring items including Dollywood passes for local crafts. A bidder will also have the chance to win a bolo tie, which began as an Indian accessory.

There will also be a wide variety of live shows and entertainment, including a traditional hoop dance.

For more information about the event and how to get involved, visit their website.


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