Photo Gallery: Red Earth Saturday 9/9

James Shawnee, Jr. is fascinated with the colorful beadwork on the costume of his uncle, George Alexander,  while Alexander entertains his nephew while waiting to perform in fancy dance competition at the 2012 Red Earth Festival  inside the Cox Convention center on Saturday, June 9,  2012.  Alexander is a member of the Otoe/Iowa tribes and he lives in Ponca City.   Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman