NEWPORT — The 17th annual North Country Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow is set for Saturday through Monday, Sept. 3-5, at 934 Elm St.

This years event, hosted by Edward “Crazy Wolf” Littlefield, Ellie Luce, Randy Luce and family, will feature dancing, drumming, flute playing, storytelling, craft and food vendors.

The Pow-Wow is to honor its co-founder Anna “Sunlight” Littlefield and those whom have also passed on before her and after.

The Native culture tells us to honor our elders and respect those who have passed before us. Each tribe, each Nation has their own way to honor the Elders and their ancestors, this organization is an Inter Tribal Pow-wow so their is no wrong way.

Most people remember their ancestors on Memorial Day. We the Native culture remember ours each time we enter the Sacred circle.

A Pow-Wow is to celebrate our heritage and Native culture. To celebrate and have ceremony with drums, and dancing.

James Augustine will emcee. Host drum will include Grandmother’s Tears Singers, Sacred Wolf Singers, Black Hawk Singers and Fish River Singers.

Paul Hinkley will be firekeeper.

Admission cost is $5 per adult per day, and free for children younger than 18 with a paying adult. Admission after 3 p.m. is free.

Pow-Wow runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Animals are welcome they must be leashed at all times.

For more information, contact Luce at 443-771-6207 or [email protected].