New Year's pow-wow - Photo Gallery 2/23

Francelina Roy, a Kiowa, places a colorful headpiece into the hair of her granddaughter, Stephanie Tongkeamha, 10, who is Ponca and Kiowa. She performed cloth dances with a sister and a cousin. At least 500 people representing several dozen Native American Nations within the state attended a New Year's pow-wow in the Centennial Building at State Fair Park Saturday , January 7, 2012, The celebration started around shortly after noon and continued into the night. Several hundred took part in the various dancers and the dancers wore tribal regalia. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman