Choctaw-Apache Powwow is this weekend

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One of Sabine Parish’s most beloved events, the annual Choctaw-Apache Powwow will take place this Friday and Saturday, April 26-27.

The bright colored regalia and beaded headdresses moving with the motion of ancestral dance make the 2019 Choctaw-Apache Powwow a must-see event. The Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb will host its 26th Annual Powwow and Minority Health Event on Friday, April 26 from, 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Choctaw Apache Tribal Grounds, 217 Gene Knight Rd., Noble, located adjacent to the Ebarb school.

The powwow celebrates the heritage of the 21 families that make up the tribe which has over 2,500 members. The ancestral territory, located in the western part of Sabine Parish, includes Converse, Ebarb, Noble, Zwolle and the communities of Blue Lake and Grady Hill.

 

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