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    • Grass Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Male Powwow contestant wearing “porcupine roach” head ornament. These are typically constructed of porcupine guard hair, deer hair, moose mane or skunk hair. They are worn by male dancers from a variety of tribes. – please reference Paterek,...
    • Round Dance

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Round Dance is an open invitation to dancers and spectators to join together on the arena floor and move in a circle. It is commonly performed either at the beginning or end of a Powwow competition.
    • Jingle Dancers

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Jingle dance originated from the dream of an Ojibway medicine man, who developed the dress and dance to heal those with afflictions. The dance is commonly performed by women and is noted for it’s dress which is a adorned with metal cones,...
    • Jingle and Fancy Shawl Dancers

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Featured is young Jingle and Fancy Shawl Dancers waiting to compete. The Fancy Shawl dance originated in the 1930’s as Powwows became open to the public and competition dancing began. Like the male’s Fancy Dance, this dance evolved as a way to meet...
    • Powwow Judges

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Seen here are two judges in the foreground and far background evaluating the male Fancy Dancers. Powwow judges evaluate dancers by category, (i.e. men, women, fancy, traditional, etc.). The contestants are assessed by their dancing ability, and...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 RETURN OF THE IRON HORSE Text by James E. Cook. Photographs by Jeff Kida. After an absence of 21 years, passenger trains return to the Grand Canyon.
      12...
    • July 1

    • Buehman Studios
    • San Xavier Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--History; Tohono O'Odham Indians--Rites and ceremonies; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • On this date in 1874, the San Xavier Reservation was set aside by Executive Order for the use of the Tohono O'Odham tribe. This undated photo shows a group of adorned Tohono O'Odham dancers demonstrating part of a traditional rain dance in front of...
    • Snake Dancers Entering the Plaza, Portfolio 12, Plate 422

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Hopi Indians
    • At the right stand the Antelopes, in front of the booth containing the snake-jars. The Snakes enter the plaza, encircle it four times with military tread, and then after a series of songs remarkable for their irresistible movement, they proceed to...
    • Flute Dancers at Tureva Spring, Portfolio 12, Plate 431

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Hopi Indians
    • The Flute dance is a religious ceremony concerned with bringing rain. It represents the legendary arrival of the Flute people in the Hopi country, their friendly encounter with the clans already there, and the rain-making rites subsequently...
    • Antelopes and Snakes at Oraibi, Portfolio 12, Plate 404

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Tewa Indians; Hopi Indians
    • The Antelope fraternity, at the right, and the Snake fraternity facing them at the left, engage in singing prior to handling the reptiles in the Snake dance. At the extreme right is the kisi, a cottonwood booth in which sits the custodian of the...
    • Gu Achi Dancers

    • Dobyns, Zip Pottenger
    • Tohono O'odham
    • Gu Achi dancers dancing at the Sells Rodeo.
    • Encyclical III

    • Elsner, Paul A.
    • Glendale Community College (Maricopa County, Ariz.)
    • The third encyclical from Paul A. Elsner, Chancelor of the Maricopa County Community College District on Octover 22, 1993
    • 1939 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1939
    • 1955 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1955
    • 1956 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1956
    • 1957 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1957
    • 1958 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1958
    • 1960 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1960

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