Come to the First Nations' 37th International Pow Wow this Weekend!

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For anyone who has never experienced a traditional First Nation's Pow Wow, this weekend August 9th and 10th is the ideal opportunity.

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Located on the Saugeen River in Bruce County, the Ojibway Saugeen First Nation #29, is holding its 37th annual competition Pow Wow, one of the largest in Canada.

The weekend, held at the James Mason Centre at the Saugeen First Nation outside of Southampton on Hwy 21, features traditional dance, drumming, crafts and food. Dancers come from across North America to take part and compete in a cultural expression of dance and music that reaches across all ages.

Each day, Saturday and Sunday, of the celebration begins with a Grand Entry at 1:00 p.m. followed by an afternoon of dance and drumming.

The event is open to the public.