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tomorrowstreasures
06-18-2009, 01:02 PM
A powerful word and not taken lightly. This Native American touched me so much. He is a Pow Wow dancer who had just finished getting his regalia on - took a moment to himself - thanking Mother Earth - then set forth to dance his dance. I was in the right place at the right time to capture this poignant photo.

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Mad Aussie
06-18-2009, 02:45 PM
Cool!

kat
06-18-2009, 02:57 PM
I am waiting for a Pow Wow here. I've only been to one and loved it. Just the atmoshpere in the air..!

Very nice moment tt!

Marko
06-18-2009, 05:29 PM
I like the pensive feel here and of course the richly coloured garb.

Greg_Nuspel
06-18-2009, 05:30 PM
Love the hoop dancers

Barefoot
06-18-2009, 09:46 PM
Very nice image. Well done.

The last one I attended, one of the dancers and I engaged in an ever so brief moment in which I simply gave him a thumbs up in appreciation and in reverent response he said to me, ďItís powerful, isnít it?Ē

I couldnít have agreed more.

I have literally hundreds of images from pow wows and although the colors of the regalia is a sight to see, the ones I enjoy most are the ones in a subdued duotone that remind me more of a distant period in time.

tomorrowstreasures
06-19-2009, 12:47 PM
thanks to all for the input!!

what i love most about the pow wow is the emotion displayed. the faces and bodies - the movement of the celebration. the spirituality.

Gem
06-19-2009, 01:56 PM
I especially like the colours and dof in this! And great expression on his face =) Nice capture :goodvibes

scorpio_e
07-01-2009, 05:26 PM
It evokes a lot of emotion. I love it