Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Wacipi

Most every year, UND sponsors a Wacipi, a Native American pow wow, and this years was the 40th annual Time-Out and Wacipi. It's a weeklong celebration of American Indian customs and culture. The entries into the Wacipi demonstrate traditional dance, drumming and regalia. These are some of the grand entries:









Brace yourself! I toook something like 200 photos so you're likely to see more!

9 comments:

Joanne said...

Love all the colorful outfits! looks like a really interesting event. Can't wait to see more!

pat said...

I remember some of the photos you've taken before. Can't wait to see more--the traditional costumes and beadwork and amazing.

Esther said...

I would LOVE to be there right now. I love their music and dancing and all the color is amazing. Can't wait to see more.

Yolanda said...

I used to go to the Pow wow's in Denver. I love the colors of the costumes and the sound of the drums beating. Very cool!

Nicki, said...

So much color, so much character, so much heritage --- only 200 pics. Bring 'em on! These are great.

Jeanne said...

What beautiful and colorful costumes! I look forward to seeing what you saw through the lens of your camera. *Ü*

Maria said...

Colors! Colors everywhere! How fun!

Margaret said...

These shots are wonderful. What an interesting and fun event. So colorful! Can't wait to see more.

Reds said...

Glad you took a lot - can't wait to see more!! Love all the colors!