Larissa Munch

Xat’sull powwow welcomes salmon to Horsefly River

Salmon returning to the Horsefly River were welcomed with a traditional powwow on the weekend of Sept. 12/13.

Salmon returning to the Horsefly River were welcomed with a traditional powwow on the weekend of Sept. 12/13.

The Xat’sull Save-the-Salmon Traditional Powwow on the banks of the Horsefly River in Horsefly included traditional dancing, grand entries, Xat’sull Princess and Tiny Tot Princess Pageants, a lehal tournament, concessions, arts and crafts, plus a traditional feast.

Cal-Leigh Chelsea, 6, from Canoe Creek, was crowned Tiny Tot Princess and Larissa Munch, 13,  from Quesnel was crowned Princess.

Haileigh Archie, 12, the Chief Will-Yum Father’s Day Pow-wow Princess from Canim Lake was among the dancers who were accompanied by the powwow drum group.

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