. In Case You Have Made It Changes made over ‘outdated’ powwow rules « JO LEE MAGAZINE

INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY – Facing backlash over what many felt were outdated competition rules, the Kamloopa Powwow Society (KPS) in Kamloops, B.C. says it removed discriminatory language regarding gender and updated the rules to welcome all self-identified Indigenous people. In a statement on its Facebook page, the Kamloopa Powwow Society said it’s adding a Switch Dance Special and a Two-Spirit Round Dance to the events running from July 29 to July 31. The KPS said it’s also in the process of appointing a youth and a Two-Spirit member to its organizing committee.

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