November 7th, 2016 Last Updated on: November 7th, 2016
The Redding Rancheria's Stillwater Pow Wow was recently held September 30th – October 2nd at the Shasta District Fair Grounds in Anderson, California. Events on both days kicked off with a grand entry at noon. Dancers from various tribes competed for a share of more than $15,000 in prizes.
Besides dancing, the pow wow also included a hand game tournament and a drum contest.
Host Drum for the event was Blackstone Singer from Alberta, Canada with Guest Drum Sharpshooter from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Head woman was Leah Villa (Grand Ronde/Paiute) and Head man was Chad Browneagle (Spokane). The MCs for the pow wow included Carlos Calica and Jack Potter Jr.
Photographer Paula Schultz attended the pow wow and brought back some great images to share with us. Please enjoy below!
Gorgeous photos Paula, thank you for sharing! You can check out more great photos over at her gallery – https://paulasphotoart.smugmug.com/.
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