Ponca Tribe to host run, powwow in Norfolk

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is planning its annual run and walk event along with a powwow in Norfolk.

The April 26 events will begin with a 2-mile run at Skyview Lake at 9:30 a.m. A 4-mile prayer walk is scheduled at the lake from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A lunch will follow the run and walk from 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ponca Tribal Gym in Norfolk. The powwow in the gym will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The powwow will feature informational booths about tribal programs.

This year's event will honor cancer survivors and those who have died of diabetes.

The Ponca Tribe serves a 15-county area that covers parts of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.

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