Photos: Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow

The 36th annual Dance for Mother Earth Pow Wow brought together nearly 6,000 people April 5-6 at Crisler Arena. Attendees participated in various dance competitions, including age-divided fancy dance contests, left. Top, a young boy shares a playful moment as he prepares to dance in the fancy dance category. Terry Fiddler, above left, from Red Wing, Minn., a member of the Lakota Nation, dances in the golden age category and Waskwane Stonefish, below, Odawa/Ojibwe from Peshawbestown, Mich., performs in her jingle dress. Photos by Lin Jones, U-M Photo Services