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Narragansett Tribe investigates stabbing at powwow grounds

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A flyer for the Narragansett Tribe's 339th annual August meeting and powwow. Image from Narragansett Tribe

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is investigating a stabbing that occurred at its powwow grounds.

A 37-year-old man with tribal ties was stabbed late Saturday night, according to news reports. The incident occurred after powwow festivities ended for the day.

Police chief Antone Monroe wouldn't say whether a suspect is in mind. The victim in serious condition as of this morning, The Westerly Sun reported.

The tribe holds its annual meeting and powwow every August. This year's event was the 339th in the tribe's recent recorded history.

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Stabbing victim in serious condition (The Westerly Sun 8/11)
Stabbing at Narragansett Indian Pow Wow (ABC 8/10)
Narragansett Indians at August Meeting: ‘We’ve got to keep our culture alive’ (The Providence Journal 8/10)


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