The honor guard enters the dancing arena during the opening of Julyamsh. The honor guard are Joe Sam Scabby Robe, carrying the U.S. flag, Sooney Little Plum, carrying the eagle staff and Kenny Pratt Jr., carrying the Canadian flag.
Brothers, left to right, Gary Burke, Marvin Burke and Keith Burke line up their horses in the dancing arena during the horse parade at the opening of Julyamsh. All are wearing historic war bonnets.
Levi Blackwolf, a Warm Springs Indian, rides his lively horse named Dr. Icy Spots in the dancing arena during the horse parade on Friday, July 23, 2010, at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls, Idaho at the opening of Julyamsh, the Coeur d'Alene Indians' annual celebration.
Paulette Jordan, center, enters the dancing arena and waves her fan during the grand entry on Friday, July 23, 2010 at the opening of Julyamsh. Jordan is the head woman dancer. Mark Ramos, far right, is the head man dancer.
Jason Goodstriker, one of two emcees for the event, exhorts dancers in the arena as they parade for Julyamsh on Friday, July 23, 2010. The annual pow wow is a celebration of the Coeur d'Alene Indian tribe and it has one of the largest purses of cash prizes for dancing and drumming/singing.
The sun begins to set as the the grand entry of dancers ends on Friday, July 23, 2010, at the opening of Julyamsh.