The First Nations University of Canada Spring Celebration Powwow is kicking off the season in Regina this weekend.

It started on Saturday at the Brandt Centre and and continues until 7 p.m. CST on Sunday.

Regina powwow

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This is the 36th year of the annual spring celebration, making it one of the longest-running in the province.

There are hundreds of dancers taking part and is considered one of the biggest kick-offs to the season in this province.

Organizers expect more than 6,000 people to attend this weekend.

Grand entry begins at noon both days.