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Thu., July 19, 2012, 1:33 p.m.

Julyamsh Kicks Off Friday Evening

Dion Smith of Lapwai, Idaho rides his horse, Mioxat, onto the grass dance circle during the horse parade at 2011 Julyamsh, the annual celebration of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe at the Greyhound Park. The annual Julyamsh will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday with another horse parade. (Jesse Tinsley SR file photo)

Julyamsh is more than a powwow. It’s a celebration of American Indian culture – dancing, music and art. This year’s powwow features plenty of music and dancing. It also will feature the Painted Faces art show and auction, including works by some of the region’s best-known Indian artists. The works will be on exhibit at the Greyhound Park and Events Center in Post Falls before the auction, at 4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane/Carolyn Lamberson, SR. More here.

Question: Have you ever attended the Julyamsh? Impression?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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