You Haven’t Experienced South Dakota Until You Have Attended An Authentic Powwow

Long before the iconic Black Hills Gold Rush or Lewis and Clark’s famous western expedition, South Dakota was home to numerous Native American tribes who had called the area home for hundreds of years. Despite violent wars and treaties, many of these historic tribes still call the Mount Rushmore State home and celebrate their unique heritage in several ways. If you live in South Dakota and want to experience this beautiful culture firsthand, we recommend taking in this authentic and unforgettable powwow:

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Have you had the opportunity to attend this or any other South Dakota powwow? What is your favorite part of the festival? Let us know in the comments! While you are in Rapid City for the event, you may also want to check out This Firehouse In South Dakota Is Actually A Restaurant And You’ll Want To Eat Here.