+-
The Pow Wow's intertribal dances brought out many (Credit: Samantha Finch)

The Pow Wow's intertribal dances brought out many people, and the dancers even suggested that visitors join them. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow

Many tribes and attendees came out for the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown. The Lower Hudson Valley Native American Celebration also honors Sgt. Allen Two Crow, whose body was discovered on the West Point Military Academy grounds in 2002. (Sept. 23, 2012)

The Pow Wow's intertribal dances brought out many
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

The Pow Wow's intertribal dances brought out many people, and the dancers even suggested that visitors join them. (Sept. 23, 2012)

A group of small children dancers also performed
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

A group of small children dancers also performed at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. Some were accompanied by their parents. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Dancers were encouraged to involve the crowd during
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Dancers were encouraged to involve the crowd during the performances at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Parents and the audience members watch as a
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Parents and the audience members watch as a few dancers under 4 dance for the crowds at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Alex Lobe traveled from Baltimore to dance at
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Alex Lobe traveled from Baltimore to dance at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Many tribes perform at the 11th annual Lower
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Many tribes perform at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Young children are encouraged to dance at the
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Young children are encouraged to dance at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Rebecca Gitna and Kayven Jashon of Queens come
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Rebecca Gitna and Kayven Jashon of Queens come out to experience the culture, they said, at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Little Molly McKenna, 3, spent a day with
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Little Molly McKenna, 3, spent a day with her family at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Many groups of dancers performed at the 11th
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Many groups of dancers performed at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Crowds build around vendors to see the handmade
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Crowds build around vendors to see the handmade items of the native cultures at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Chenae Bullock of Long Island stresses that dancing
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Chenae Bullock of Long Island stresses that dancing is a major part of Native American culture and not a hobby. She danced several times at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Many vendors sold handmade jewelery as well as
(Credit: Samantha Finch)

Many vendors sold handmade jewelery as well as dream catchers, apparel and other beaded work at the 11th annual Lower Hudson Valley Pow Wow and Native American Celebration in Yorktown. (Sept. 23, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE

Sign up for Newsday's Entertainment newsletter

Get the latest on celebs, TV and more.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.