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Awende's Native Women drummers and singers perform during the birthday party for "Grandma" Bertha Norton at the California State Indian Museum in 1999.

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    What: 46th Native American Day
    Where: California State Capitol, Sacramento. South steps (near 11th & N Streets)
    When: Sept. 10 to 2 p.m.
    Cost: free
    For more info: 916-324-0971 or website

46th Annual Native American Day

Published: Monday, Sep. 23, 2013 - 5:00 am

“Parrihos” or partnership is the theme of this year’s Native American Day, the annual event dedicated to the preservation of native culture and traditions.

Visitors who stop by the State Capitol will be treated to cultural demonstrations, guest speakers, the Tule River Color Guard, traditional games, music, dancing, artisans, and information booths.

2013 Native American Day is co-sponsored by the State Tribal Liaisons of California, the California Department of Justice, the California Environmental Protection Agency, the State Indian Museum and California State Parks.

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