By Ian Oakes 

The 2012 Akwesasne International Powwow Celebrates Its 12th Year


Hurricane warning could not stop the 12th Annual Akwesasne International Powwow! Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Cornwall Branch 297 and American Legion Post 1479 gathered after the grand entry on Sunday. L-R: Veteran from Cornwall, US Army veteran Dwight Bero, Marine Corp. veteran Leonard Oakes, Canadian Armed Forces soldier Ian O’Neil, veteran from Cornwall, Navy veteran Richard Phillips, Army veterans Jeff Johnson and Theresa Connors with Powwow Head Veteran Preston E. Tone-Pah-Hote Jr. Photo by Deb Cook

This year’s Akwesasne International Powwow was held at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena over the weekend. This year’s celebration included dancers and singers from all over Turtle Island. There were 212 registered dancers, 42 registered Tiny Tots...

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