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2016 New Mexico State Fair: Fantastic pics from Jason Morgan Edwards

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The 2016 New Mexico State Fair ran from Sept 8th to the 18th, showcasing 11 days of events celebrating New Mexico and Indian Country culture. Included were the annual Pow Wow; Navajo Rug Weavers; Leather crafting; wordworking; pig races (!); various dance troupes; top musicians; and magic shows, just to name a few of the myriad events. Jason Morgan Edwards, photograher extraordinaire and a native of Albuquerque, trained his eye on the Pow Wow and dance troupes showcased in this photo gallery. More can be sen on his Facebook page here.

Apache Crown Dancers, Sept. 16th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Bear Necklace Dancers, Sept. 15th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Bear Necklace Dancers, Sept. 12th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Bear Necklace Dancers, Sept. 12th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Pow Wow Grand Entry, Sept. 17th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Pow Wow drum group, Sept. 17th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Quetza Coatl Esplendora Aztec Dancers, Sept. 18th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Quetza Coatl Esplendora Aztec Dancers, Sept. 14th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Quetza Coatl Esplendora Aztec Dancers, Sept. 13th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Quetza Coatl Esplendora Aztec Dancers, Sept. 18th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Totonac Pole Flyers, Sept. 14th. Jason Morgan Edwards

Totonac Pole Flyers, Sept. 14th. Jason Morgan Edwards