This morning there is about three hundred people in the front field of Merritt Secondary School. Starting with a Grand procession a colorful procession of First Nations people are advancing about the field in the direction of a white teepee tent on the eastern side of the field. Flags , feathers and scarlet coated Mounties are followed up by children of first nations decent.

A young women getting into a jingle dancers dress to take part said it is a first annual and is linked to the school district.

The high school also has a pit house reconstruction at the rear of the school.

The Powwow goes to 1 PM today.

Today in history: May 29th 1954

The first of  the annual bilderburg conferences.