Next Friday marks the start of a Bismarck-Mandan tradition that is going strong into its 49th year. The United Tribes Technical College International Powwow kicks will kickoff off Friday and then run through the weekend with a full slate of events and activities celebrating American Indian culture. The Grand Entrance is at 1 p.m. on Friday.

Earlier in the week, UTTC will host the Tribal Leaders Summit, which is going on it's 22nd year itself. The summit will feature keynote speakers discuss current and important issues facing the native community.

Check out some photos of previous years and check out the UTTC International Powwow Facebook Page for more info!

UTTC International Powwow