New Year's pow-wow - Photo Gallery 11/23

Steve Kaudlekaule performs in a gourd dance. He is a member of the Comanche Nation and drove from Ponca City to attend the pow-wow.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