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Dancers, drummers celebrate White Earth Powwow

Jingle dress dancers dance around the White Earth Powwow grounds Saturday afternoon. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham1 / 10
Constance DeGroat puts the finishing touches on daughter, Ashauna Weaver, 11, before the grand entrance at Saturday’s White Earth Powwow. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham2 / 10
A traditional male dancer performs during the Powwow. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham3 / 10
The host drum group, Eyabay of Red Lake, sings a song as the Grand Entry began Saturday afternoon. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham4 / 10
A young girl watches the flag procession enter the White Earth Powwow grounds and waits her turn to enter the dance Saturday afternoon. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham5 / 10
The annual White Earth Powwow was held at the traditional powwow grounds last weekend in White Earth. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham6 / 10
Thunder Coming of Cass Lake dances during Saturday’s White Earth Powwow. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham7 / 10
Traditional women dancers make their way around the White Earth Powwow circle Saturday afternoon. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham8 / 10
Rain Boswell, 7, of Detroit Lakes, keeps warm and dry inside the shawl of Rachel Durant, 13, of Mahnomen as they wait for Saturday afternoon’s Grand Entrance to begin. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham9 / 10
Bobby Gleason of White Earth, along with Julian and Vittore Kitto of Flandreau, S.D., dry out their drum on an open fire before Saturday afternoon’s grand entrance at the White Earth Powwow. Their drum circle, Miziiweykaamikiinaang, or “Around the Earth” performed in the rain Friday night and the skin of the drum was wet and loose. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham10 / 10