Powwow Underway in Central Maine 

Native Americans from all over New England are in Newport this weekend.The tenth annual North Country Inter Tribal Powwow is underway.It’s a celebration of Native culture and heritage, featuring dancing, drums, feasting, storytelling and demonstrations.There are also craft and food vendors.Those who turned out say it’s like a family reunion of sorts…and it’s especially meaningful for all the children who attend…and learn so much about their heritage.The powwow continues through Monday on Elm Street in Newport.The gates open at 10 a.m.General admission is $5 per adult…children under 18 are free with a paid adult.