Fancy Shawl Dancer, Grand Portage Powwow

The women’s fancy shawl dance is always a powwow highlight, as the dancers leap and twirl with their beautiful shawls like butterflies flitting through the air.

Shawl dance Grand Portage Powwow

Shawl dance Grand Portage Powwow

It must take a lot of practice to learn to be a butterfly!

Shawl dance Grand Portage Powwow

These images were taken earlier this year at the Grand Portage powwow.

Grand Portage powwow

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