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Junior women Jingle Dancers waiting for judges to score their dances

8 More Photos of Native Kids at Gathering of Nations by Cliff Matias

Vincent Schilling, Cliff Matias
7/18/16

As we reported in ICTMN, one of our esteemed photographers, Cliff Matias was at this year’s Gathering of Nations.

He captured some great shots of young Native warriors in regalia. 

See Related: 8 Amazing Photos of Native Kids at Gathering of Nations by Cliff Matias

A young grass dancer shows off his moves during the Saturday afternoon contest.

Grass dancer - Photo Cliff Matias

Jackson Taken Alive from South Dakota getting some help from his dad before grand entry.

Jackson Taken Alive and Dad - Photo Cliff Matias

The teen women’s jingle dance contest brought out many of the country’s best Native youth competitors.

Teen Jingle Dancer - Photo Cliff Matias

A colorful teen women’s fancy dancer.

Teen women's Fancy Dancer - Photo Cliff Matias

Vivian Toya dancing at her first Gathering of Nations.

Vivian Toya - Photo Cliff Matias

Sisters Lashaya and Lakaya Charley were having a great time. Sisters Lashaya and Lakaya Charley - Photo Cliff Matias

Junior women Jingle Dancers waiting for judges to score their dances

Junior women Jingle Dancers dancer - Photo Cliff Matias

A junior traditional dancer waits for her category to be called while holding her doll.

Traditional dancer - Photo Cliff Matias

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