Third Annual Powwow By Western Oregon Tribes Celebrates Culture, Creates New Friendships

January 29, 2011

Author: Matt Buxton

Source: The Oregonian

Amid the thunderous beats of Native American drum groups, Thundering Water's drum wasn't the loudest. And with only 11 members, the group wasn't the largest, either. But when dancers stepped to the beat of its songs, member Brittney Malone, 15, knew the three-hour drive from Myrtle Creek was worth it.