Central Valley, culture, Stockton, Uncategorized

PowWow revives pre-Columbian traditions


Stockton, CA – All photos by Mónica C. Radrigán/2010©Bilingual Weekly

Five-year old Navajo Nolan Yazzie, of Turlock, awaits the music to practice dancing. The SUSD Stockton Community PowWow —a gathering of Indian Nations— was held between September 3 and 5, 2010, at University of the Pacific’s Mann Campus.

Madera, CA’s Dominique McKinney of the Shoshone-Paiute tribe, 12, dances pass the Native American Indian color guard that includes an American, California State, POW, US Army, US Marine Corps, and US Navy flag.

 

Chumash Albert Zunig, 15, of Del Rey CA, dances wearing brightly colored regalia decorated with eagle feathers, ribbons, bead art, animal furs, and cloth motifs of tribal designs.

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