Articles by Lori Bledsoe
The Barona Band of Mission Indians held their 42nd Pow Wow this past weekend, from Friday, August 31 to Sunday, September 2. Hundreds gathered to commemorate and renew their heritage by immersing themselves in the old ways. Powwow Princess Karina Okuniewicz was present, and the special contests included: Men’s Fancy Dance, and Hand Drum Contest. There was also gourd dancing, followed by The Grand Entry.