POW WOW PRIDE

Miss Keweenaw Bay Hanna Harvala dances counterclockwise around the drum circle, which is described as "the heartbeat of Mother Earth," during Northern Michigan University's "Learning to Walk Together" Traditional Pow Wow Saturday afternoon at Vandament Arena. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)

At left, Miss Keweenaw Bay Hanna Harvala dances counterclockwise around the drum circle, which is described as “the heartbeat of Mother Earth,” during Northern Michigan University’s “Learning to Walk Together” Traditional Pow Wow Saturday afternoon at Vandament Arena. At top, right, candy was laid out for children of the pow wow to gather and share. Above, head veteran dancer Donald Chosa of the Ojibway Keweenaw Bay Indian Community dances around the drum circle in traditional attire. (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)