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July 25, 2009 in City, Idaho
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The Grand Entry at Saturday’s Julyamsh Powwow becomes a sea of colorful, feathers, ribbons, beads and bells as hundreds of Native American dancers enter the parade grounds at the Post Falls Greyhound Park. Dancers, drummers and singers representing hundreds of tribes across the United States and Canada are taking part in the 12th Annual Julyamsh Powwow and Encampment this weekend.

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Native American dancers gather before entering the parade grounds for Saturday’s Grand Entry ceremony.

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Golden Age dancer Ron Eagle Chasing, a member of the Mnikoju band of the Lakota Tribe from Eagle Butte, S.D., waits for his turn to enter the parade grounds during Saturday’s Julyamsh Grand Entry.

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Traditional dancer Damon Billy of the Yakama Tribe waits for his turn to enter the parade grounds during Saturday’s Julyamsh Grand Entry ceremony.

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Hundreds of Native American dancers enter the parade grounds during the Grand Entry ceremonies Saturday at the 12th Annual Julyamsh Powwow and Encampment held at the Post Falls Greyhound Park.

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Larsky Edwards of the Colville tribe, wearing an arctic fox skin hat, waits for his turn to enter the parade grounds during Saturday’s Julyamsh Grand Entry.