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A dancer performs during the 2018 United Powwow.

OMAK – The 31st annual United Powwow will be May 11 in the Omak Longhouse, 7 Mission Road.

The event is hosted by Wenatchee Valley College at Omak student government.

Admission is free.

Grand entry will be at 1 p.m., with dinner at 5 p.m. and a second grand entry at 7 p.m. Dave Madera will be master of ceremonies and Cody Saint will be the arena director.

A United Powwow queen, princess and brave will be selected for the 2019-20 reign.

All drummers and dancers are welcome, organizers said. Host drums will be chosen at each session.

The drug- and alcohol-free event is funded by the Colville Confederated Tribes, WVCO Red Road Association and Omak School District Salish language class.

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