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The Denver Post - - FRONT PAGE - Pho­tos by He­len H. Richard­son, The Den­ver Post

Tony Hawke, from the Gwich’in Na­tion in Alaska, poses for a por­trait dur­ing the 43rd an­nual Den­ver March Pow­wow on Sun­day at the Den­ver Coli­seum. The three-day event hosts dancers from hun­dreds of tribes from across the United States and Canada. He­len H. Richard­son, The Den­ver Post

AMER­I­CAN INDIANS POSED FOR POR­TRAITS DUR­ING THE 43RD AN­NUAL DEN­VER MARCH POW­WOW AT THE DEN­VER COLI­SEUM ON SUN­DAY. THE THREE-DAY EVENT HOSTED DANCERS FROM HUN­DREDS OF TRIBES FROM THROUGH­OUT THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. DANCERS WORE TRA­DI­TIONAL HEAD­DRESSES, MOC­CASINS, BREASTPLATES AND SHAWLS THAT REP­RE­SENTED THEIR IN­DI­VID­UAL TRIBES.

Tome Roubideaux, from the Lakota and Metis na­tions

Rus­sell Mar­tin, from the Navajo Na­tion in Al­bu­querque

Jared Massey, with the White Moun­tain Apache Tribe from Tempe, Ariz.

Chas­ing Hawk, 15, a Lakota Sioux from the Rose­bud reser­va­tion in South Dakota

Tony Hawke, from the Gwich’in Na­tion in Alaska

Henry Stand­ing­bear, 11, of the Chero­kee, Lakota and Navajo na­tions

Ron­ald Windy Boy, from the Chippewa Crew Tribe in Rocky Boy, Mont.

Whit­ney Sage, of the Co­manche and Osage na­tions

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