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After the group of ceremonial dancers compete, they gather in front of the judges area. The colors and arrangement of feathers and beads on their regalia is simply amazing.
Image taken in Prior Lake, Minnesota – Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux community’s 2012 Wacipi (wah-chee-pee) – A traditional Native American cultural celebration where the generations gather to dance, sing, and socialize. In the Dakota language, it means “they dance”.
Fuji FinePix S3Pro – Tamron 70-300mm