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Successful Sho-Ban festival concludes

August 11, 2014

Young Native American continues to dance in spite of the rain that poured down.

FORT HALL—The 51st Annual Shoshone-Bannock Festival concluded in Fort Hall on Sunday with a traditional feast of salmon and buffalo meat, the INFR Tour Rodeo Finals, the Wild Horse Race and one last grand entry with a poignant closing ceremony. Some are saying this was "the best festival ever."
With an abundant of food, sporting events, parades, dancing activities, hundreds of spectators from around the region and the world, were able to experience Native American culture "at its finest." Travelers from Italy, Japan, Israel and Dubai enjoyed the festival first hand.
Israeli couple Danny and Dorit Levenier who are currently staying in Idaho Falls for business, were delighted with their experience at the festival.
"We love the beautiful costumes and the music," Dorit exclaimed. "The people are beautiful and friendly. We will never forget it."
Read the full story in Monday's edition of the Morning News.

 

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