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Man from Billings area selected to dance at international powwow

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(Photo courtesy of Gathering of Nations website) (Photo courtesy of Gathering of Nations website)

A young man from the Billings area was selected as the Head Young Man Dancer for the 34th annual Gathering of Nations.

Sonny Little Head will be representing all dancers at the world’s largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people.

The Gathering of Nations is considered the most prominent Native American powwow in North America.

Tens of thousands will be in attendance and more than 700 tribes from throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world will celebrate their culture and traditions through traditional Native American dance, music, arts, crafts, and cuisine. 

The powwow will take place on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 in New Mexico.

Head dancers are selected for the position based on their knowledge of traditions, their outstanding dancing experience and notoriety on the powwow circuit.

They will lead the Grand Entry of all dancers into the arena during the powwow.

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