Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Native American Indian Dancers


There was much going on at
Historic Fallsington Day 
this year.


I enjoyed the team of 
Native American Indian Dancers.



Below is an national dance competition winner.
He is quite good.



Their regalia,
with all the handworked beading,
is just beautiful.



I am glad an effort is being made locally to preserve
this aspect of American history.
For more info on this local group click the link below:
http://www.naabc-pa.com/INDEX.html



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17 comments :

  1. fabulous handiwork and colors. this dancer must be amazing to see in person.

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  2. i also posted Native American dancers...coincidence! i had trouble linking but and tried a second time...just click on 'homepage.' i don't know why i couldn't get the direct link????
    your post is fabulous...love love love the detail!!!

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  3. Their clothing is amazing, great colors!

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  4. What beautiful pictures. You really did a good job. My favorite is of the boy that won the national competition. I believe I saw him perform here in Bakersfield during our annual Pow Wow Days. If not then this is his twin!

    I agree wholeheartedly with you that about the effort being made to preserve this important part of America's history! Love the whole post!

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  5. Beautiful pictures, I love them all. A real treat with these beautiful colors.

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  6. Great pictures, Rebecca. Having lived in both Oklahoma and Arizona, I'm not new to Native American dancers but I am new to photographing them. The photo of the woman with the sunglasses is my favorite.

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  7. the faces are lovely
    and I really like the composition of the top shot

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  8. Oh wow, beautiful! I really like the portraits, so natural and nice.

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  9. I love those Indian costumes!

    PBS History program had a show tonight about the Indians of the late 1800's and early 1900's. One thing told was how the making of those costumes is a lost art which makes the older ones still in existence very valuable.

    I am glad you showed these.
    Happy MidWeek Blues, Rebecca.
    ..

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  10. Rebecca, this was wonderful. I have several jewelry pieces and belts from the native culture that are amazing.
    The beadwork astounds me and of course, dance~
    BlessYourHeart and ThanksAlwaysForStopping

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  11. Nice colors and presentation. I love their costumes.

    Hi Rebecca, my first time here.

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  12. Beautiful pics! Lost all my pics of this years Powow that we happened to run into on Memorial Day weekend 'cause my computer burned:(

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  13. I love these shots! You captured the essence of the dancers wonderfully.
    I'm proud to say I have some Native American Heritage in my family line and these smiling faces are a joy to my heart.
    Love the bokeh going on in that third image!
    Carletta's Captures

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  14. How fun! How come I don't know when this kind of stuff is going on around here???? I need to pay more attention I guess. Great photos!

    Kathy

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