As we reported in ICTMN, one of our esteemed photographers, Cliff Matias was at this year’s Gathering of Nations.
He captured some great shots of young Native warriors in regalia.
A young grass dancer shows off his moves during the Saturday afternoon contest.
Jackson Taken Alive from South Dakota getting some help from his dad before grand entry.
The teen women’s jingle dance contest brought out many of the country's best Native youth competitors.
A colorful teen women’s fancy dancer.
Vivian Toya dancing at her first Gathering of Nations.
Sisters Lashaya and Lakaya Charley were having a great time.
Junior women Jingle Dancers waiting for judges to score their dances
A junior traditional dancer waits for her category to be called while holding her doll.