MLive.com: The Native American Student Association (NASA) at the University of Michigan and the Native American Student Organization of Eastern Michigan University came together Saturday and Sunday to put on the 42nd-annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow.
The Dance for Mother Earth Powwow is a gathering for all people from all nations, and is one of the largest gatherings in North America. It is a celebration of life and Mother Earth.
Ann Arbor’s Skyline High School’s gymnasium and hallways filled with cultural celebration, dances, drums, food, vendors and information tables for the powwow. The weekend also included a fashion show.
More than 200 dancers joined for dance competitions and ceremonies. Host Drums Crazy Bear and Painted Rock, as well as other drums, filled the event with music and scored dances.