The Annual Taos Pow Wow is an incredible celebration of culture and tradition which brings together people of all the nations on this Turtle Island.
The Pow Wow actually takes place in the Buffalo Pasture – where the buffalo go for the weekend is anybody’s guess but I am sure they do not mind loaning their habitat to this exquisite display of Beauty!
I was unable to go this year but photographer extraordinaire Bill Curry was there and has kindly shared these amazing shots, capturing the little details many miss.
A single feather held by a beaded clip.
The neck tag perhaps unnoticed in the sea of brilliant bead and quill work.
Three Dancers waiting their turn. The sun beginning to set.
The feathers on a dancer’s headdress, lost in the moment of the dance.
The painted face of a member of a noble race.
A teepee against the early evening sky.
Summertime at the home of the Red Willow People.
All photographs by Bill Curry taken at the 2016 Taos Pow Wow