Hundreds of participants from tiny tots to elders arrayed in styles of regalia ranging from men's and women's traditional to jingle dresses and grass dancer outfits made Grand Entry Friday at the 2012 Red Lake Nation Independence Day Powwow. Grand Entries today will be at 1 and 7 p.m., with Grand Entry on Sunday at 1 p.m. hoto courtesy Molly Miron
Traditional celebration brings hundreds to Red Lake
RED LAKE - As 7 p.m. approaches, 2012 Independence Day Powwow announcer Lawrence Baker urges the hundreds of dancers preparing for Friday night's Grand Entry to be punctual.
"We're going to start on time," he says over the loudspeaker. "Those of you out there braiding your hair, braid faster."
The Red Lake Nation Independence Day Powwow celebrates a significant historic event.
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