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    • Fancy Dancing

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Created on the reservation lands of Oklahoma in the 1920’s, Fancy dancing evolved as Powwows became open to the public and competition dancing began. It is a fast, free-form dance which displays the athletic and acrobatic abilities of the dancer....
    • 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.
    • Tiny Tot Jingle Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Seen here is a young jingle dancer enrolled in the Tiny Tots division, the dance category for ages 5 and under. Incorporating children into the Powwow is one way that many families keep their tribal heritage alive.
    • 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,...
    • Male Traditional Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Male Powwow contestant wearing Mirror Boards. Mirrors, originally obtained by the traders, became popular with Plains Indian tribes such as the Cree, Osage, and Mandan. They were commonly set in wooden frames and attached to garments. – please...
    • 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...
    • Southern Straight Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Southern Straight Dance is a dance of the Plains Indians, and originated from the tribes of Oklahoma. It is characterized by slow and controlled movements. The regalia commonly include shirts adorned with ribbons, a bone breast plate or choker,...
    • Grass Dancer

    • Ann Leonard
    • Powwows - WA:K Powwow; Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • The Grass Dance has roots in the traditions of many tribes. Some explain the Grass Dance as a way warriors conveyed their stories of battle, while other traditions believe the dance began as a way to tamp down tall grass before a village was...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1990

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

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE TRAILS OF JUAN DE ONATE AND FRANCISCO GARCES Text by Stewart Udall. Photographs by Jerry Jacka. Udall and Jacka trace the routes of two of the first...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1990

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

      Contents:
      02 PORTFOLIO. ARIZONA FROM A THOUSAND FEET Text by Lawrence W. Cheek. Photographs by Michael Collier. Spectacular views of Arizona landscapes comprise our holiday gift to the world.
      28...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Come visit the scariest place on Earth.
      03 LETTERS
      04 INDIAN WARS. DEATHLY SILENCE HAUNTS SKELETON CAVE Text by Jim Schreier. Illustrations by Luis Tomas. As a boy of...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1988

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE SUPERCONDUCTING SUPER COLLIDER by Tom Dollar. On a saguaro-studded desert plain - if their proposal is accepted - Arizona’s leaders hope to construct a...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1988

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1988

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 PRESCOTT’S FRONTIER DAYS by Dennis B. Farrell. Rodeo, now one of America’s most popular spectator sports, got a rousing start 100 years ago this month in...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1987

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 WATER AND THE DESERT DWELLER by Dennis B. Farrell. Faced with relentless population growth and limited water supplies, some Southwesterners are...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1987

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 DREAM TRACKS: THE RAILROAD AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN by T.C. McLuhan. The Southwest unfolded with the Santa Fe and the company’s image-makers stirred...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1986

      Contents:
      02 D-DAY ON THE PAINTED DESERT
      14 ROADS AND RUINS
      20 THE RECORD OF PREHISTORY
      28 A.C. VROMAN AND THE STONE FOREST
      34 VISIT THE TRIASSIC
      44 ARIZONIQUES
      46 BOOKSHELF
      48...
    • 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

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