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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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Dresden throws support to medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The Town of Dresden has joined the growing list of towns throughout Washington County that are throwing […]

Heather Michaud to have art displayed at the Hyde

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student will have her artwork displayed at one of the region’s greatest art […]

Hampton Firehouse may change hands

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By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton is considering selling the Hampton Firehouse to the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, which […]

Granville Science Fair a hit

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Joshua Bassett A dry Christmas tree that emitted melodic sounds when hit was just one of the many exhibits on […]

Baseball routs Corinth, Salem, Bolton

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The Whitehall baseball team bounced back from a non-league loss to Fort Ann by blowing out Corinth, Salem and Bolton. […]

Whitehall not conducting background checks?

By Dan King Whitehall Central School has brought on a substantial amount of staff members, bus drivers and substitutes this […]

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