Saganing Powwow, June 27-29

From the Bay City Times:

Saganing Members Aim to Teach Indian Culture at Standish Powwow

by Helen Lounsbury

STANDISH – When tribal drummers, singers and dancers take their places this weekend for the Saganing powwow near Standish, don’t think of the event as a first.

It’s a homecoming – a celebration of origins for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, members say.

“I get so full of emotion when I attend our cultural events,” says Mary Bukowiec, a Standish member of what is now a Mount Pleasant-based tribe. “This event will be especially meaningful… After centering things in Mount Pleasant for so long, this powwow has come home.”

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