A DAILY PHOTOGRAPH FROM "THE VENICE OF AMERICA"
NOW ON SUMMER VACATION IN HARBOR SPRINGS, MICHIGAN
I don't know what it all means either but I'm really glad it still exists.
So interesting. Some birds symbols are here for sure. Maybe he turns into an eagle when meditating.
I just love the colorful, intricate regalia
Some of your natives came to New Zealand to apologise to the salmon, and pray for them to return to California. They were dressed in the feather.
Beautiful. The beading and the detail is wonderful. I too wish I knew the meanings. Excellent shot. MB
Extraordinary costume. Base on his deer caught in the headlights look, I think the FLDP staff photographer caught him by surprise.
And such grace in the tribal elder.
Another gourgeus and elaborate costume.
I don't know the significance either. But it's gorgeous. I don't want to think of how many hours went into making something like this!
In a day when most people can't even sew on a button, things like this are amazing!
He was looking at you ...
I've just come back from 3 different PNW reservations and haven't seen a single Native in regalia. Even my boyfriend didn't oblige. So thank you very much for this and yesterday's marvellous photos.
the extermination of the Indians is one of the worst genocides in human history, I'm glad there is now the 'Odawa Tribe Powwow remember that this great people, superb shot
The feathers are very beautiful. His whole outfit is interesting.
Such detail! It is beautiful.
This is an even more amazing costume. Less garish and so much detail. Beautiful.
Another amazing photo. Did you have to get special permission to shot photos like we do here?
Those are amazing outfits.
The traditional wear is simply amazing! So gorgeous! I can almost here the bells he has around his feet :-D
Glad you photographed an elder. Magnificient really!