Each day at the powwow begins with a flag ceremony.
Nanticoke Tribe member Larry Jackson leads the daily flag march to open the powwow.
Featured dancers during the powwow are Nanticoke Adrian Harmon and Keith Anderson.
Women’s fancy shawl dancers approach the dance ring during the grand entry.
Nanticoke Chief Natosha Carmine, in her sixth year as tribal leader, welcomes spectators to the 43rd annual powwow with a theme of brave, strong and resilient.
Each day begins with presentation of flags and an opening prayer.
Keith Anderson’s regalia is an eye-catcher at every powwow he attends.
Young Native American dancers join with others in the opening ceremony.
With the American flag flying in the breeze behind him, Nanticoke Matt Harmon gives a flute presentation.
Luke Wright, an 8-year-old Nanticoke Tribe member, gets some last-minute advice from this uncle, Mike Harmon, as he begins his first powwow dance session.
Wearing traditional white regalia, Nanticoke-Lenni Lenape Duncan Munson is a grass dancer.
Kalen Anderson of the Red Crook-ed Sky troupe is a formidable presence as he dances.
Nanticokes Herman Jackson and Larry Jackson display a handmade Nanticoke Powwow quilt, which was raffled off Sept. 12.
Keith Anderson, of the Virginia-based Red Crook-ed Sky dance troupe, is the featured male dancer who recently was part of a performance at the Kennedy Center.
Nanticoke Mike Harmon joins other men in the dance circle. Harmon has been dancing for many years.
Nanticoke Adrienne Harmon is the ladies featured dancer during the 43rd annual Nanticoke Powwow.
Ragghi Rain is well known as a Native American storyteller.
Stoney Creek drummers from North Carolina join with the Red Blanket Singers from New Jersey to provide music during the powwow.
John Moore, a Cherokee and Walkima Suwan, is proud of his colorful headdress.
Dancers from dozens of tribes take part in the annual powwow, one of the few on the usual schedule this year.
The intricate beadwork and colors of this grass dancer’s regalia are stunning.
Adrienne Harmon and Keith Anderson lead a march of veterans during the daily tribute to those who have served the country.
Colorful lady shawl dancers take part in opening ceremonies.
The colors and design of this Aztec headdress are striking.
The Danza Azteca de Anahauc Dancers from northern New Mexico enter the dance circle.
Local author Ed Moran is selling the second edition of his book, “The Dreamcatcher of Rehoboth Beach,” to benefit the Nanticoke Indian Tribe.
An inaugural car show, sponsored by Southern Delaware Street Rod Association, features vehicles of all types, including Art Wilson’s Sharkmobile dune buggy.
By far, the most popular powwow food is flatbreads prepared at many food booths, including Hill Taco.
Vendors selling every type of Native American goods fill a large section of Hudson Fields.
What would a powwow be without a princess?
The Dance Azteca de Anahuac Dancers come into the circle during the grand entry.
Gordon Brownly plays “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes during a 9/11 ceremony.
During the Birds of Prey Show, Phung Luu explains the habits of the silvery hornbill, which is native to wooded areas in Asia and Africa.
A black-throated magpie jay makes a nest on this young lady’s head during the bird show.
Quincy the Eurasian eagle owl keeps a lookout as he perches on Phung Luu of Animal Behavior and Conservation Connections.
Sun finders cover Phung Luu as he talks about the unique habits of the colorful birds during a bird show.