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Twelve-year-old Max Sevier, Pierre, dances Saturday during the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe's annual pow wow at Fort Thompson. The pow wow lasted Aug. 16-18, and marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of Fort Thompson. (Candy DenOuden/Daily Republic)

Pow wow marks 150th anniversary of Fort Thompson

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FORT THOMPSON -- The sound of drums will lead you in.

Amidst the carnival rides, outgoing and incoming vehicles, food vendors and tipis dotting the landscape, members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and other American Indian nations gathered at the center the pow wow arbor for a weekend of celebrations, honorings and remembrance during the Aug. 16-18 pow wow in Fort Thompson.


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