Richmond powwow honors Native American culture and veterans: ‘It helps the native community be seen.’

In a large room with a low tiled ceiling, adults and children in colorful costumes, some with feathered headdresses are in motion, dancing.

The atmosphere was joyous at Veterans Hall in Richmond Saturday, where more than 100 people celebrated Native American culture with drumming, singing, crafts, food and the traditional dancing contest.  This year’s 13th Annual Richmond Contest Powwow  was held during Native American Heritage Month and on Veterans Day, which organizers saw as an opportunity to honor…

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