PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) Later this month, South Dakota Urban Indian Health will host a traditional pow wow in Fort Pierre. “Dance Away Diabetes” will be April 28 at Parkview Gym. It is being sponsored by Urban Indian Health’s Healthy Heart Program and Grand Entry starts at 1:00 p.m. Special guests will include the Dakota Boys drum group and the Takini hoop dancers. Other activities that will be part of the pow wow will be free HIV testing and multiple cancer screenings. Pink shawls will be given to those who are breast cancer survivors or in memory of a family member who succumbed to breast cancer. If you know someone you would like to honor with a shawl, contact Paul Bad Mocassin at 224-8841. A free buffalo soup feed will conclude the pow wow at 5:00 p.m.
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