Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

By Michael Barrett

Red Lake Social Distance Gathering held in Ponemah


September 8, 2020

PONEMAH, MN - On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a Social Distance Gathering was held at the Ponemah Pow Wpw Grounds from 1 PM until 7 PM.

All usual safety measures pertaining to the COVID-19 virus remained in effect during the gathering, which included wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. The one-time event was permitted to have up to 250 participants.

Persons coming from off the Reservation were advised to inform Border Security that they would be attending this event.

During the day there were intertribal songs and dancing, spot dances for cash, dance contests and a singing contest. There were 10 drum groups that registered.


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