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Powwow helps to preserve Native American culture

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By Derek Liebig Native Americans from New York, Vermont and beyond celebrated their heritage during the eighth annual First Nations Intertribal Powwow held Saturday and Sunday at Skenesborough Canal Side Park. Dozens of Native Americans demonstrated their cultural mores through dance, song, stories and crafts, educating those in attendance and helping preserve their heritage. “This […]

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Annual Powwow this weeekend in Whitehall

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Native American dancers robed in the vibrant hues of ceremonial dress will move in perfect harmony to the rhythmic beating of drums as the First Nations Intertribal Powwow marches into Whitehall this weekend.     The eighth annual event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3 and 4, at the Skenesborough Canal Side Park, adjacent […]

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Hebron powwow is early: Fifth annual event moves from Sept. to this weekend

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With just days to go until the annual First Light Drum and Vermont Turtle Clan Intertribal Gathering, organizer Sally Reed isn’t sure quite what to expect, but she’s got a feeling the fifth year of the Hebron powwow could be bigger than any of those in the past. “We decided to move it from late […]

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Canalside facility in flux as town prepares to move

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The town will explore the possibility of hiring someone to manage the Skenesborough Canalside Park and Visitors Center as it tries to determine how to manage the property going forward. The position would serve as an independent contractor and would oversee maintenance of the park and organize events. Officials want to ensure that the park […]

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Sun shines on annual powwow

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The smell of burning incense and the percussive beating of drums filled the air around the Skenesborough Canalside Park as men, women, and children dressed in Native American regalia paid homage to their heritage Saturday. Participants in the seventh annual Intertribal Powwow spent the weekend celebrating and sharing their culture. The gathering attracts several native […]

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Powwow this weekend

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Dancers dressed in the vibrant colors of Native American garb will move in perfect harmony to the steady pulse of drum beats this weekend as the First Nations Intertribal Powwow returns to Whitehall. The seventh annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5, at […]

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First Nations powwow next weekend

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The First Nations Intertribal Powwow is more than just a festive ceremony. It’s a celebration of Native American culture. “It’s a chance to educate the public about Native American lifestyle,” said Beth Hayes, one of the event organizers. The seventh annual powwow returns to Whitehall next Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5, at the […]

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Tribal events on tap

It gets bigger and better every year. And in 2009, the First Nations Intertribal Powwow returns across the canal to the Skenesborough Park with more drums, more vendors and more attractions.     (more…)

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Hampton to host powwows

    The Hampton Powwow will be returning to the home of DJ and Deb Joaquim, with more vendors and attractions in its second year.   (more…)

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Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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