Today, after I taught class, we watched the Wind River Dancers, mostly members from the North Arapaho tribe. More on the dancers are here -- I wasn't the only one who was fascinated.
|This 'jingle dress' is used for high-spirited dancing by young girls.|
(who didn't just teach a class...so have the energy to pull it off successfully)
|The light-colored embellishments are cowrie shells. This woman carried a fan of eagle plumes.|
|The rounded pieces? 'Bustles' that swayed with any movement. |
The dancing was amazing.
Llamas have been wandering around, too.
|They seem to have this superior 'looking-down-their-nose-at-silly-humans' attitude.|
A wonderful quilt show is happening, in the merchants marketplace.
The Higher Ground Fair has one more day to go. If you're within a few hours' spitting distance, this is well worth driving to. Unusual acts; music; exhibits...you'll enjoy it!