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You Are Invited to the 27th Annual Meherrin Nation Pow Wow Oct 9-10-11, 2015

The Meherrin Nation located in Ahoskie, Hertford Co, NC is hosting their annual pow wow on the weekend of October 9th, 2015. Please note that the original dates have changed for the pow wow because of potentially detrimental weather conditions.

Please come out and support our Meherrin friends and family for this important cultural event. All are invited. See the below flyer for event details including location and contact info.

Meherrin Pow Wow

The Meherrin Nation are a state-recognized tribe and their chief is Wayne Brown.

Chief Wayne Brown Source: Meherrin Nation
Chief Wayne Brown
Source: Meherrin Nation

You can learn more about Meherrin tribal history and culture on their website:

Meherrin people refer to ourselves as Kauwets’a:ka, meaning “People of the Water.” We are an Iroquois nation- close relatives of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) with whom we share deep historical and cultural ties.

Source: http://meherrinnation.org/

Also check out this excellent video from last year’s Meherrin pow wow which includes photographs set to Ulali’s “Going Home” and ends with a fantastic smoke dance.

Meherrin seal