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Posted on: April 29, 2016

11TH ANNUAL TURTLE ISLAND NATIVE AMERICAN POW-WOW AT USA STADIUM MAY 7 & 8

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11TH ANNUAL TURTLE ISLAND NATIVE AMERICAN POW-WOW AT USA STADIUM MAY 7 & 8

MILLINGTON, TN (April 29, 2016) – The City of Millington is pleased to welcome back the 11th Annual Turtle Island Native American Association Pow-Wow to USA Stadium on May 7 & 8, 2016. Organized by Hal Colston, the Pow-Wow is a culturally rich experience for the whole family. Pow-Wows are traditionally a time of celebration when Native American people join together in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships, and making new ones. It is an important event to celebrate and renew Native American culture and preserve the rich heritage of American Indians.

The Millington Pow-Wow will feature authentic Native American Art vendors, craft demonstrations, Aztec dancers, singing, great food, fun and more. Author John T. Wayne, grandson of America's beloved actor, John Wayne, will be on hand to sign autographs and visit with festival attendees. The Pow-Wow gates are open from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. Admission price for adults is $5; for ages 6-14 and 65 and older the admission price is $2; Family admission price is $10 and any military person in uniform is admitted free. For more information, contact Hal Colston at 901.876.4015.


ABOUT MILLINGTON, TENNESSEE
Located just minutes from Memphis, Millington enjoys an exceptional quality of life for an estimated 11,000 citizens. Quality education, recreation and economic growth make Millington a great place to live, work and play. Millington is home to the Millington Municipal School District as well as a variety of public and private, faith based schools and various colleges, universities and technical institutions are in the area. In 2004 The University of Memphis opened its Millington Campus and offers undergraduate and graduate courses in numerous fields of study. Millington is home to Naval Support Activity Mid-South, Ingram Micro, Memphis International Raceway, USA Stadium, Mirimichi and other golf courses providing opportunities for economic growth and world-class recreation. Millington’s West Tennessee Regional Business Center, a publicly owned business and industry center, features 1900 acres of prime industrial space with easy access to the Millington Regional Jetport and the Canadian National Railroad. True intermodal transportation and shipping, makes Millington the perfect place for business. Widely known as “Flag City, USA,” Millington truly offers the best of the Mid-South.
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