Trail of Tears Pow Wow…Mother-Daughter Day

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Anything and everything Native American can be seen at the annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow held in Hopkinsville, Kentucky each year.  This historically important event features tribal dancing, Native American storytelling, arts and crafts, and more. It was held this past weekend and these photos are wonderful.  Just wanted to share with our Kentucky readers.

the art of life

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The following photos are from Trail of Tears PowWow

It was cloudy and windy most of the day. Check out the rainbow.

 

Drum Circle

Samantha and I had a great time! I love the authentic Native American Indian dance competitions with contestants in full Native American regalia. Anything and everything Native American is there to buy from vendors; dream catchers, jewelry, pottery, smudge sticks, sweet grass, paintings, books, arts and crafts. I got two dream catchers for my grandkids and dancing bells for Samantha. The bells are really cool. I got my usual, sage for smudging and an arrowhead.

The Pow Wow is held every year at the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville, KY. This historic park is one of the few documented sites of actual trail and campsites used during the forced removal of the Cherokee people to “Indian Territory”. It was used as an encampment…

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