Coeur d'Alene Tribe pays tribute to 2 elders who passed away

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho paid tribute to two elders who passed away recently.

The parade during the annual Julyamsh powwow was renamed in honor of Clifford SiJohn. The 67-year-old elder, who was a champion dancer, died on December 24, 2012.

The tribe also said goodbye to renowned artist George Flett. The 66-year-old elder, who died on January 30, was also a frequent powwow participant.

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