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Kamiah’s Lookingglass Pow-wow set Aug. 17-19

A participant in the 2017 Chief Lookingglass Pow-wow in Kamiah.

Photo by Lorie Palmer
A participant in the 2017 Chief Lookingglass Pow-wow in Kamiah.



— The 42nd Annual Chief Lookingglass Pow-wow is set for this weekend, Aug. 17-19.

The event will be held at the Wa’A’Yas Center grounds in Kamiah.

Friday, Aug. 17, will begin with memorials and giveaways on the grounds from noon to 6 p.m., followed by the grand entry at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 18, will start with the 7 a.m. huckleberry pancake feed, followed by the 3-on-3 basketball tournament which starts at 9 a.m. The friendship dinner is set for noon and grand entry will take place at 1 p.m. Dinner break is 5 p.m., with the Main Street parade at 6 p.m., followed by grand entry at 7 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 19, will wrap up with a grand entry at 1 p.m.

The events are open to the public and the grand entry, parade and pow-wow includes traditional drumming, singing and dancing. American Indians wear their regalia and invite the public to view and join in on some activities. There is bleacher and ground-sitting available; bring chairs, too. Concessions are available on the grounds.



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