ISSUED: 20 January 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University is offering the opportunity to experience Native American culture when it hosts the Red Hoop Pow-Wow on Saturday, February 6, from noon-6 p.m. in the Student Center. The event, which is sponsored by the Performing Arts Series at Shepherd and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, is open to the public and will include music, dance, and food. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for children; and free for Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID.
This event is an All-Nations pow-wow so dancers and singers are expected from several states representing several Native American tribes. The Medicine Horse Singers will serve as the host drum. Reed Brown Jr. will serve as the organizer and arena director. Brown, an Oglala Lakota, is a frequent visitor to Shepherdstown and has family connections in the area.
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