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Northern Cheyenne Ceremony

Webmaster's Note: Below are photos from the Northern Cheyenne and Arikara events.

All photos Heather Deschane, Bob Reece,and Mike Semenock as noted.


Cheyenne riders approach the battlefield via Hwy 212 while members of the tribe wait at the Indian Memorial. Photo by Reece.

The riders at the memorial. Photo by Deschane.

Donlin Many Bad Horses, spiritual leader of the northern Cheyenne speaks. Photo by Semenock.

The Arikara honor guard starts their ceremony at the amphitheater on June 24th. Photo by Deschane.

Members of the Arikara tribe perform. Photo by Deschane.

Their beaded dresses were magnificent. Photo by Deschane.


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