Hardaway Powwow This Weekend at Badin

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WMTG Radio

The Stanly County Town of Badin continues to celebrate its centennial with a series of special events through the year.

This weekend, the town will host the first “Historic Badin Hardaway Powwow”. Organizers say the powwow will be “a rousing and colorful celebration of spirit and culture,” planned to unite Native American nations from around the country around the famed Hardaway Site. Dancers and drummers will be featured in what planners hope will become an annual event in the town.

The Hardaway site, along the shore of what is now Badin Lake, was first recognized in 1937. Digging was done there from 1948 to 1958, making the Hardaway Site one of the oldest archaeological sites excavated in the southeastern U.S.

The Hardaway Powwow is set to begin with a grand entry Fri. at 6:00 p.m. and continue until 10:00 p.m., followed by an afternoon and evening of activities again on…

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