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Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, November 6, 1997 17 Gazette on the street... What do you think Saddam Hussein is up to this time? Pahrump Ridgecrest, Calif. London, Eng. England Pahrump BEN ANDERSON -- Retired Navy -- "I don't want to talk about him. I was in the military and I don't like him, that is all." 'ANET ROBINS -- Retired factory worker -- "He wants to rile us real good. He'd like us to overstep the bounds, but we are calling his bluff. It's really not the U.S., it's the UN." v ROB DENMAN -- Retired decorator-- "Well, he is making a fool of hinself. We should have taken him out last time." ALLAN WHITE -- Bus driver- - "Just his old tricks like he has done in the past. Pushing to the limit and backing down at the last minute." 7U'DY LEIKAM -- Housewife- - "Getting him self shot this time. I hope anyway." Compiled by PVG staff photographers 482-3016 NO to Abuse 75 I- 11 lS Tonopah 24 Hr. Crisis Line Pahrump Nevada- then a,00d now Traditional Native American dance program scheduled by Phillip 1. Earl Nevada Historical Society ontinuing our celebration of Nevada's Native American heritage, the Nevada Historical Society will host a pow-wow presentation of . traditional dances and songs at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, at the Reno Museum, 1650 North  Virginia Street. This program ......  ..... will also include a discussion of the historical significance and cultural importance of pow-wows. It is the third in a five-part series on Nevada's na- tive peoples. Funded in part by a grant from the Nevada Humanities Committee, the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Thursday's pro- gram is free to the public. For further information, call (702) 688-1191. Many of the dances to be performed on Thursday pre- date the coming of Euro- Americans to the Great Basin and have been handed down from generation to generation. Dean Barlese of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe will perform the traditional men's dances and Billie Jean Guerrero will introduce the traditional women's dances. Children and youth are an essential part of Native American pow-wows Boys' grass dance at Numaga Days, 1997. Left to right, Lindsey River, 12, Migud Padilla, 9 and Tyrell Furst, 9. and are today being taught to carry on their culture and traditions. Anita and Kayla Talancon, 13 and 11, of the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, will demonstrate the girls' fancy dance style consisting of fast, intricate footwork and . whirling movements en- " hanced by the fringed shawls worn by the dancers. Tyrell  " Furst, age 9, also of the Reno-Sparks Colony, will perform the grass dance, a style derived from a tradi- tional sacred dance of the Northern Plains which has become one of the most popular dance styles at pow- wows. Also performing will be the Buffalo Scout drum group with Russell Furst of the Reno-Sparks Colony ac- companying the dancers with song. Formed in the 1980s, the group has adopted many song styles and regu- larly appear at pow-wows Photo courtesy of Nevada Historical Society and other Native American gatherings throughoutthe West. In addition to performing, those featured in the program will speak on the origins of their songs and dances and the traditions which have inspired them, Please join us for this program.