Powwow Weekend

Spent some time at the, Keepers of the Fire Powwow over the weekend, I have always enjoyed the dancing, drums and costumes from these events.  Shoshone, Arapaho and Sioux dancers put it all together but there were representatives from other tribes there also. Several venders selling southwestern jewelry and native trinkets and some tasty fry bread and tacos made the day both fun and filling. Although this powwow was inside and at the university if you try hard enough  it’s possible to take yourself back to another time, maybe one where everyone was not in such a hurry and took the time to see life and live life.

My favorite part of the day—I bought a nice bracelet for my classroom, Indian crafts display, and the evening opening ceremonies that featured the bringing in of the flag, the victory chant and eighty or so dancers on the floor at one time.  All in all, something everyone should do sometime.

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