As of Tuesday, August 16, 2016
KAMIAH Delayed last year due to excessive fires and smoke throughout the area, Kamiah’s Chief Lookingglass Powwow is back with a force. This year, the event marks its 40th anniversary and it set to take place this weekend, Aug. 19, 20 and 21.
Friday, Aug. 19, will begin with the Memorial Dinner at 11 a.m. followed by memorials and Name Givings at noon. The grand entry that night will be at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20, will feature a huckleberry pancake breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by the basketball tournament at 8 a.m. A friendship dinner is set for 11 a.m. followed by the afternoon’s grand entry at 1 p.m. Get set to see some fabulous colors and regalia representing American Indian tribes across the Northwest with the Main Street parade at 6 p.m., followed by the evening’s grand entry at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21, events will wrap up with the 1 p.m. grant entry and finals and the announcement of dance, drum and raffle winners.
Revena Clair Bernice Moffett is the 2015-16 Lil’ Miss Lookingglass while Ronnie Arthur is the 2015-16 Miss Lookingglass.
All events take place in and around the Nez Perce Tribe’s Wa’A’Yas Community Center in Kamiah.