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32nd annual Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow

Native American dancers, singers and artisans gather at Crisler Arena March 27-28 for competitions and reunions. The pow wow attracts native and non-native participants and spectators from across the United States and Canada. Above: Tego Warrington, 3, a Menominee/Potawatomi from Keshena, Wis., competes in the fancy dance category. (All photos by Martin Vloet, U-M Photo Services)

Floyd King, 4, gets a lift from his brother, Leon White, 11.

Head Veteran George Martin (left) offers an abalone shell containing purifying sage.

Neil Wolfgang from Seneca Bear Clan in Salamanca, N.Y.

Ann Arbor’s Tree Town Singers, co-host drum group for the pow wow, includes Frank Bartley, Juan Patiño, George Roman, Nick Reo and Ryan Antone.

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