Maxton powwow to run May 4-6

By: Staff report

MAXTON —The 2018 Lumbee Powwow Dance of the Springs Moon will run May 4 – 6.

This annual powwow event will feature intertribal dancing; dance contests for men and women, Golden Age and Adult Categories. It will be held at the Lumbee Cultural Center, 638 Terry Sanford Road in Maxton.

Grand entries will take place on May 4 at 7 p.m.; May 5 from noon to 7 p.m.; and May 6 at 1 p.m.

Participant must have tribal identification state or federal to participate in dance Contests.

Prize money will be offered to the winners of various drum and dance contests. Other activities include living history with demonstrators, storytelling, stickball games and hayrides. Vendors will be on site with a variety of food, crafts and jewelry for sale.

Golf Carts and ATVs are not allowed on premises. Parking is free and will be located at the Powwow Grounds.

Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for youth, ages 6 to 12; $5 for seniors (55+), and military with identification; and free for children 5 and under. A full weekend pass is available for $18.

Contact John Oxendine at 910-738-1780 or 910-521-7861 for informaion.

Staff report