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Three-day powwow at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

July 06, 2018 01:48 PM

FORT HUNTER, N.Y. - Native Americans are coming together for a three-day event in Montgomery County. The Metis Nation of North American and Canadian Bands are having a veterans powwow at the Schoharie Crossing State Historic site.

It starts on Friday and ends on Sunday. Aztec dancers, Iroquois social dancing and intertribal dancing are on the schedule.

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In addition, there will be a celebration of a Mohawk woman who was canonized in 2012. Kateri Tekakwitha was 19 when she converted to Catholicism. She died when she 24 years-old.

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Luke McGrath

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