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Lawrence resident Tonia Hall has been named "Head Lady Dancer" at this month's upcoming Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, N.M. Hall, 27, was selected out of thousands of dancers for the honor, which entails leading the Grand Entry and representing her fellow female dancers at the powwow, which is regarded as the world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people.

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Lawrence resident, comedian to perform as 'Head Lady Dancer' in world's largest powwow

Tonia Hall still isn’t sure how she snagged the coveted role of Head Lady Dancer in this week’s 33rd annual Gathering of Nations, but she’s pretty sure positive thinking had something to do with it.


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