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Native American traditions passed at a Mothers Day celebration

Saturday and Sunday mark the 25th year of the Native American Art Festival and Mothers Day Pow Wow in Grants Pass.

Posted: May 12, 2019 5:11 PM
Updated: May 12, 2019 5:11 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore.,--Today in Riverside Park, families gathered around for a special Mothers Day ceremony. It's the 25th year of the Native American Art Festival and the Mothers Day Pow Wow. It's hosted by Jack Fallsrock, a member of the Ajumawi Pitt River Tribe in Northern California.

"I've been involved in native culture my whole life and I just like to share," says Fallsrock.

Fallsrock is described as a cultural wisdom keeper that has a passion for passing on Native American tradition to the younger generations.

People from all backgrounds came out to Riverside Park this weekend for enjoy traditional dancing, music ceremony, and over 20 vendors.

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