The letter was first disseminated through Facebook via the personal account of Council Member Lane Spotted Elk and has since been re-enforced by public posters. The events that are specifically cancelled include: Memorial Day Pow Wow, Lame Deer: White River Days, Busby and Commemorative Ride to the Battle of the Little Big Horn; 4th of July Chiefs Pow Wow and Parade, Lame Deer; 4th of July Rodeo, Lame Deer; Labor Day Pow Wow and Parade, Ashland; Boy’s and Girl’s Club Pow Wow, Lame Deer and Veteran’s Day Pow Wow, Birney. In addition, the Tribal Council encouraged tribal members to be cautious during travel, specifically urging them to avoid other tribal events, specifically mentioning Crow Native Days events; Rocky Boy’s Pow Wow and Rodeo; Wind River/Arapaho Days; Crow Fair; INFR tour and regional rodeos and Ha Sapa Wacipi in Rapid City.
A list of events being canceled on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation has been widely distributed on social media.
Contact Clara Caufield can be reached at email@example.com Copyright permission Native Sun News Today
NATIVE SUN NEWS TODAY
Support Native media!
Read the rest of the story on Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Cancels Pow Wows, Rodeos due to Corona Virus
Join the Conversation