Neerchokikoo Powwow Featured in Oregonian Photo Essay
NAYA’s 4th Annual Neerchokikoo Powwow was featured in a photo essay on the Oregonian’s website on Sunday. The well-attended cultural event featured Grand Entry at 12:00pm and 7:00pm with Bulls and Bears, drumming from Four Directions, local and regional dancing from a diverse array of tribes, and a dinner of buffalo stew and cornbread provided by the exquisite chefs at NAYA’s Nawitka Catering. Elders, families and youth from many local tribes gathered to share food, shop from local vendors of handmade jewelry, crafts, wool and spices, and experience the traditions of our people. Check out the photo essay, and be sure to share it with your friends. Raising awareness of our presence in the community is one of NAYA’s many goals, and so we are proud to be represented in our state’s largest newspaper.