Soaring in the spirit of sobriety

The 21st Annual NVE Sobriety Celebration takes place this weekend. "Sobriety" is a time of coming together for the entire community that combines a serious mes­ sage regarding of the power of sobriety, with a festive and upbeat atmosphere of traditional dancers , speakers , food and crafts, Through the celebration, NVE invites us to celebrate tradi­ tional Native culture and support those individuals seeking or celebrating sobriety.
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