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For the People Pow Wow to take place Memorial Day Weekend

For the People Pow Wow to take place Memorial Day Weekend

May 21st, 2019 by News Tribune in News

Ed Smith, of the Osage Tribe, shares a song with attendees during the 2018 For the People Pow Wow at the Jefferson City Jaycee Fairgrounds.

Photo by Gerry Tritz /News Tribune.

Native American culture will be on display during the 12th annual For the People Pow Wow this weekend in Jefferson City.

The pow wow will feature Native American art vendors, food, raffles and more.

The event will be noon-10 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds, 1445 Fairgrounds Road.

Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for school-age children. Preschoolers and elders will be admitted for free.

Larry Sellers, an actor and educator, will be one of the special guests during the pow wow. Sellers starred as Cloud Dancing in the TV series "Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman."

The Society for the Preservation of Traditional Values and the Missouri Humanities Council part partnering to sponsor the program, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.