Across Indian Country powwows are in full swing in various regions. Most recently the Ute Indian Tribe hosted their annual 4th of July Powwow in Fort Duchesne, Utah. This year’s celebration welcomed many dancers and singers to their arena, also hosting a fun run and walk, parade, and numerous specials. The 4th of July Powwow was held Thursday, June 30 – Sunday, July 3. The Sac and Fox Nation also hosted their 57th Annual Sac and Fox Powwow located about five miles south of Stroud, Okla., at the Jim Thorpe Memorial Park. During this event the Tribe showcased their traditional dances as well as contest dancing and singing. The 57th Annual Sac and Fox Powwow was held Thursday, July 7 – Sunday, July 10.