New Year's pow-wow 18/23

Freddie Cozad of Mt. View, lower left, drums and sings as dancers perform a gourd dance around him and the other singers. to be one of the singers at the pow-wow. He is a member of the Kiowa Nation. 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