Mariah Reyes - Fancy Shawl Dancer
I took this photograph of beautiful Mariah Reyes, a tribal member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, at the Leech Lake Contest Powwow in Cass Lake in August of this past summer.
Tosha Goodwill - Lakota/Dakota Traditional Dancer
Tosha Goodwill, Lakota/Dakota tribal member from the Standing Buffalo Reserve in Saskatchewan, Canada, patiently awaits for the Womens' Traditional Special to begin at the 2013 Grand Casino Hinckley Celebration Powwow.
Geno and Lennox
Cousins Geno Yellowbird (son of Bianca Whitecloud) and Lennox Lasley (son of Chuck Lasley) enjoy a moment on the sidelines of the powwow dance arena at the annual Grand Casino Hinckley Celebration Powwow.
Profile of a Snapping Turtle
This snapping turtle was preparing to lay her eggs on the side of the road out in the Ditchbanks in Sawyer, MN.
A lone butterfly travels just above the growing manoomin (wild rice) on Rice Portage Lake in Sawyer, MN.
Nibi zhaawendaagwak means "blessed water" in the Ojibwe language.
Alimasi Kajunju participated in the 2012 Kwanzaa Celebration at the University of Minnesota-Duluth on December 8. Alimasi is from the Congo.
Taken at my parent's farm in 2012.
Seeing Eye to Eye
I captured this shot with my macro lens at my parent's farm in Bruno, MN on July 22, 2012. We had the stare down for quite some time before he/she flew away.
Beauty, Strength, Vision.
T'ea Drift, Bois Forte Tribal member, looks out over the dance arena at the annual Mashkawisen Veterans Powwow in Sawyer, Minnesota on July 14, 2012.
Beautiful Jada Gives Me a Smile
Jada Buckholtz (Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe & Red Cliff Ojibwe) quickly posed for a photo for me before she went out in the dance arena and danced fancy shawl style at the annual Jerry Fairbanks Scholarship Powwow in Sawyer, MN in June of 2012.