Pow Wow was held Jun. 8-10, 2012

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Pow wow groundsNative dancerscollage of two photos
Preparing to sing and drumNative drum groupSingerTribe singers set upMoney on the drum after performanceDrumsticks
Grand Entry
Displaying the flagsDisplaying the flagsDancers enterPow wow signView from the covered circle
< View afternoon grand entry < View evening grand entry
Men's Dances
Young dancerPrairie chicken danceHunting danceTraditional danceDancer
Swirling ribbons
Swirling ribbons 2Swirling ribbons 3
Women's Dances
Shawl fringe moves like prairie grassesFemales enterJingle dancerJingle dancer 2Jingle dancer 3
Casual Times
Gary speaks with Kansas relativesPassing dancerGary Dance prepDance prep 2Costume in motion
All ages
Wish I knew more about this little pupWoody attends the Pow wowKids playYoung dancer observesTail feathers hung temporarily on the fence
Untangling the Flag
Relaxing in the supper hourLifted to untangleJust untangledFlying free
Late day sunDrumShowing war clubNative vetsPouches for sale
Evening Grand Entry
Displaying flagsDisplaying flags 2Displaying flags 3Little ones try drummingPreparing for evening drumming
Grand entryDancing in the Grand EntryFemale dancersTraditional costumesWar paint
Dancer A
Dancer BGary dancerRibbon costumesWatching progression of ribbon costumes
Bright display 1Bright display 2Bright display 3Bright display 4Bright display 5
Bright display 6Last sunlightDancers under flood lightsQuilt, won by buying chances, on display
Sunday Afternoon
Boys in attendanceBison on the reservation, as I departed

WisKiGeAmatyuk family visits from Cypress, CA
See youTube video: Gary sings/dances/lectures at Knott's Berry Farm/2010
Approaching pow wow grounds entrance, Prairie Band Reservation, Mayetta, KansasKayla, Rosewita and Gary WisKiGeAmatyukGary rests between dancing sessionsGary amond dancers, Grand EntryGary with relatives of his father
Gary waitsGary dancingKayla on star quiltRosieKayla, Rosie and GaryKayla
Gary stands at attentionGary out of costumeKayla, Rosewita, Gary
Family at Chief Abram Burnett sites, Topeka
Barbara guides Gary to his great great great grandfather's graveGary and Barbara at Chief Burnett's graveWisKiGeAmatyuk family and Barbara at grave siteGary at his ancestor's headstoneGary on the Kansas prairie
Near the top of Burnett's Mound, TopekaGary climbs Burnett's MoundWisKiGeAmatyuk family climbs Burnett's MoundFamily at the summit of Burnett's Mound

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