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PHOTOS: 2nd annual Tipi Village returns during Ponoka Stampede Week

The Town of Ponoka facilitated the return of the second annual Tipi Village to Ponoka during Stampede Week on June 29 and 30.
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The Town of Ponoka facilitated the return of the second annual Tipi Village to Ponoka during Stampede Week on June 29 and 30.

The event featured members of Ermineskin Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Louis Bull Tribe and the Montana First Nation as they presented powwow showcases and Indigenous storytelling, artwork and culture over the two days.

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A young dancer goes to his starting place with a look of determination on his face June 28 at the Tipi Village. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Left to right: Town of Ponoka Coun. Clayton Nelson, Louis Bull Tribe Chief Desmond Bull and Ponoka Mayor Kevin Ferguson. (Facebook photo/Town of Ponoka)


Emily Jaycox

About the Author: Emily Jaycox

I’m Emily Jaycox, the editor of Ponoka News and the Bashaw Star. I’ve lived in Ponoka since 2015 and have over seven years of experience working as a journalist in central Alberta communities.
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