Yeah, I know it’s just this big fest where everything is ridiculous and way too expensive but…whatever, it’s like Mecca…if you call yourself an indian you gots ta go.
Still actually have to make it to GON one of these days.. Le Sigh
Event: Gathering of Nations Pow Wow
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Edward Curtis took beautiful pictures, but the expectation of Natives being all somber and wise can suck my assured dick. Anyway, this makes me think that I need to learn how to bead….quite desperately.
5th Annual Dakota Dunes Casino Pow Wow, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada. Photos by Andrew Spearin / The StarPhoenix
Last weekend while in Canmore, I came across an Edward S. Curtis book at a used book store. I knew it needed to be in my collection. Less than a week later, and I am at my first pow wow, inspired by the sociological documentation by Curtis.
More photos seen on The StarPhoenix website.