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Rocky Boy powwow kicks off this week

 

Colin Thompson

A dancer performs in the 2017 Rocky Boy powwow. This year's events start this week with a rodeo today.

Rocky Boy's 54th Annual Celebration Powwow, kicking off this week, is a alcohol-free event that the whole Chippewa Cree Tribe looks forward to each year, powwow committee Chair Calvin Jilot said this morning.

"(We) try to enjoy and have a fun celebration," Jilot said.

He added that the powwow is a place for tribal singers and dancers to show off their skills and their regalia and have the chance to win cash prizes.

The Chippewa Cree Tribe's online lending company, Plain Green, has contributed more than half of the funds for the powwow, Jilot said; with Havre's Master Sports in Havre, Ad...



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