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North America’s largest powwow draws thousands to New Mexico

Native American and indigenous dancers wait their turn to join the procession during the grand entrance at the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque N.M., on Friday, April 24, 2015. The three-day event is North America's largest powwow, attracting indigenous dancers, drummers and singers from across the U.S. and Canada. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Droves of Native American and other indigenous performers and spectators have converged in New Mexico for the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, North America’s largest powwow. Here are some things to know about the event:

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New Whitney design by Renzo Piano a game changer for museum

In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 photo, workers rest on the steps of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. The Whitney opens the doors to its new home on May 1. The $422 million Renzo Piano-design is a game-changer for the museum. The 220,000-square-foot space, including 18,000 feet unencumbered by structural columns and 13,000 feet of outdoor terrace galleries, doubles its former home on the Upper East Side. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Street banners for weeks have teased: “Whitney, Unpacking in the Meatpacking, May 2015.”

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Winningest UND men’s basketball coach being honored

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The winningest men’s basketball coach in University of North Dakota history is being inducted into the school’s Letterwinners Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Toronto museum show on ‘Curious History of Men in Heels’

TORONTO (AP) — The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada, is hosting a new exhibit opening May 8 called “Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels.”

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Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class

CORRECTS SPELLING OF RINGO STARR - Ringo Starr speaks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.

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