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2012 Shinnecock Powwow

Men dance during the Grand Entry ceremony at

Men dance during the Grand Entry ceremony at the Shinnecock powwow in Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012) Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Crowds showed up to watch dancers from dozens of Native American tribes, many in colorful regalia, at the Shinnecock Indian Nation's annual powwow over the Labor Day weekend on the tribe's reservation near Southampton.

Dancers from dozens of American Indian tribes, many
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Dancers from dozens of American Indian tribes, many in colorful regalia, compete at the Shinnecock Indian Nation's annual powwow over the Labor Day weekend on the tribe's reservation near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Men dance during the Grand Entry ceremony at
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Men dance during the Grand Entry ceremony at the Shinnecock powwow in Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Dancers from dozens of American Indian tribes perform
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Dancers from dozens of American Indian tribes perform at the Shinnecock Indian Nation's annual powwow over the Labor Day weekend on the tribe's reservation near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

American Indian dancers performed at the Shinnecock Indian
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

American Indian dancers performed at the Shinnecock Indian Nation's annual powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

American Indian dancers perform at the Shinnecock Indian
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

American Indian dancers perform at the Shinnecock Indian Nation's annual powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Dancers performed from dozens of Native American tribes,
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Dancers performed from dozens of Native American tribes, many in colorful regalia, at the Shinnecock Indian Nation's annual powwow over the Labor Day weekend on the tribe's reservation near Southampton. (Sep. 1, 2012)

Boys dance past the audience during the Grand
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Boys dance past the audience during the Grand Entry ceremony at the Shinnecock powwow in Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Keith Phillips of the Shinnecock tribe awaits the
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Keith Phillips of the Shinnecock tribe awaits the start of the Grand Entry during the Shinnecock powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Tristan Fleming, 4, of the Shinnecock tribe, waits
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Tristan Fleming, 4, of the Shinnecock tribe, waits for the start of the Grand Entry at the Shinnecock powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Amiya Jones, 5, left, waits with other girls
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Amiya Jones, 5, left, waits with other girls for the start of the Grand Entry during a powwow at the Shinnecock reservation near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Gordo Salinas and his brother Gutch of the
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Gordo Salinas and his brother Gutch of the Tlacopan Aztec Dancers from Mexico City, perform a traditional dance during the opening ceremony of the Shinnecock powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Josephine Tarrant of the Kuna Rappahanock tribe performs
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Josephine Tarrant of the Kuna Rappahanock tribe performs a hoop dance during the opening of the Shinnecock powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

Gordo Salinas of the Tlacopan Aztec Dancers from
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Gordo Salinas of the Tlacopan Aztec Dancers from Mexico City performs a traditional dance during the opening ceremony of the Shinnecock powwow near Southampton. (Sept. 1, 2012)

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