TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Students got a close-up lesson Friday morning on our country's native culture..
Hundreds of area students were invited to Lake Shawnee for a preview of this weekend's Shawnee County Allied Tribes 23rd annual powwow.
The students learned about traditional dance and dress, then played games which, in native culture, were used to teach hunting skills.
The powwow opens to the public at 3 pm Friday, Aug. 30, with the grand entry and dance at 7 pm. Events continue all day Saturday and Sunday at Tinman Circle.
Admission is $8.