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Cover Story - May 13, 2011

Keeping the culture alive

Tens of thousands gather to celebrate 40th Stanford Powwow

by Photographs Veronica Weber Text Kareem Yasin

Sporting the enormous striped feathers of the golden pheasant as well as seed pods that rattled around their shins, a procession of dancers drew an enormous crowd at the Stanford Powwow last weekend, entering the arena to the sound of conch shell horns amid a cloud of incense.

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Photographer Veronica Weber can be emailed at vweber@paweekly.com; Editorial Intern Kareem Yasin can be emailed at kyasin@paweekly.com.

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