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Tribe to liven Hollister with powwow

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Several thousand people are expected to join in tribal chants, drumming, dancing and face painting this weekend in Hollister during the 44th annual Haliwa-Saponi Powwow. The Haliwa-Saponi tribe — descendants of the Saponi, Nansemond and Tuscarora Indians — trace their roots in Halifax County to shortly after the American Revolution. It numbers more than 3,800 members