BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of dancers from around the country and beyond will be in North Dakota in September for the annual United Tribes International Powwow.

The event is slated for Sept. 5-8 at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. The event is in its 44th year.

Dancers compete for tens of thousands of dollars in prize money. Miss Indian Nations also is crowned.

The powwow is considered one of North Dakota's premier cultural events. It attracts more than 10,000 people every year.

This year's featured cultural group is dancers representing the Aztec culture of central Mexico.

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