Powwow headed to Knoxville on Aug. 9

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With the theme, “The Warrior Tradition,” warriors past and present will be honored during the seventh annual Spirit of Nations Powwow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at Chilhowee Park, Knoxville.

Veterans and active-duty personnel will be admitted free. In addition to honoring military personnel of today, Robert Eldridge of Cherokee, N.C., will have a special display related to the Thomas Legion, a primarily Cherokee Confederate regiment that spent a considerable amount of time in East Tennessee.

American Indian arts and crafts, dancing, storytelling and food are among the attractions.

Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children; preschool ages will be admitted free.

More information about the event is available at www.indiancreekproductions.com, or via email at indiancreekproductions@gmail.com.