Wendy Miller/The Explorer, Santiago Stanton traveled from Narragansett, R.I., to compete in the 2010 event. Notice the turtle shell adorning his left hand.
Wendy Miller/The Explorer, Members of all ages from 150 tribal nations participated in last weekend’s pow wow at Rillito Raceway Park.
Wendy Miller/The Explorer, Feathers flew as Nathan Largo, a member of the Diné Nation, danced during the grand entry.
Wendy Miller/The Explorer, Hopi youth dancers traveled from their village, Shungopavi, about two hours north of Flagstaff, to perform at the pow wow.
Wendy Miller/The Explorer, Laboraex “Turtle” Abeita, an Isleta Pueblo/Navajo Indian, was resplendent in his intricately beaded outfit during the Indian American New Year’s Competition Pow Wow Sunday.
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