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Native Nations pride on display in Superior

Jennefer Peterson of Duluth helps tie the roach, a headdress made from deer and porcupine hair, around her husband Rudy’s neck in preparation for the Grand Entry. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)1 / 4
Rose Shumate, a member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Hayward, applies makeup around her granddaughter Nevaeh Brownrigg’s eyes to get her ready for dancing in the Grand Entry. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)2 / 4
Jingles, fashioned from snuff tobacco tins, line a colorful jingle dress worn by Rochelle Goodrich of Superior. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)3 / 4
Dancers in colorful ceremonial dress dance in a circle during the Grand Entry at the 25th annual Circle of Native Nations powwow at Wessman Arena on the University of Wisconsin-Superior campus Saturday afternoon. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)4 / 4

The 25th annual Circle of Native Nations powwow was held at Wessman Arena in Superior on Saturday afternoon. The powwow was hosted by the Circle of Native Nations and the First Nations Center at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The host drum was Little Horse Drum Group, the head dancers were Andrea and Dennis Debungie, and George Strong was arena director.

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