9th Annual Saugeen Youth Pow-Wow a Success
Wayne Mixemong of Christian Island
Drums throbbed throughout the day as native dancers, from throughout
Ontario, came together for the 9th Annual Saugeen Youth Pow-Wow held at
the James Mason Centre at Saugeen First Nation on Saturday.
Young, old and in-between, in traditional dress, they danced to the
drums. The youth whirled and twirled energetically while those from the
older generations were more sedate in their movements.
Beauty & Grace
All Ages Dance the Circle
Twenty Three Month Old Ava Johnson in her Jingle
Focus is Everything
While dancing was the core of the afternoon, there was
also fun in the form of games, that included bingo and spot dances and,
as always, delicious food.
"It's been a very successful pow-wow," said Chief Randal Kahgee. "We
have visitors and dancers who have come from many communities and it's
good to see many of our young people following in traditional dances