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SLIDESHOW: Abbotsford’s first powwow event hosted on Sumas First Nation land

Drumming, singing, dancing, food and fun as people converge at Sumas First Nation

The first powwow event in recent history in Abbotsford is underway.

The With A Good Heart Powwow, Wac’ipi C’ante Was’te Yuhapi, is being hosted on Sumas First Nation land, and began Friday and wraps up on Saturday evening.

The event is filled with dancing, singing, drumming, food and activities for all ages. There are vendors on site, including bannock.

The first main event was the Grand Entry at noon on Friday, and there are Grand Entries at 7 p.m. on Friday, and noon and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

There is no entry fee to attend and the event is held at 2788 Sumas Mountain Road.

READ MORE: New traditional powwow coming to Abbotsford at Sumas First Nation


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Jessica Peters

About the Author: Jessica Peters

I began my career in 1999, covering communities across the Fraser Valley ever since.
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