The American Civil Liberties Union has an interesting challenge on behalf of the Echota Cherokee Indian Tribe: contesting the need for a permit for a Powwow from Santa Rosa County for a ceremony on private land.
The county has insisted that a powwow is a permitted activity because food is sold and attracted over 2,000 people. The event involved a considerable amount of sales in food and items. Yet the tribe insists that a powwow is a religious ceremony.
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