Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

This was not a spaghetti western scene. This Navajo dancer with his traditional feathered headdress was taking part in the annual Pow Wow. July 1999. Ceci n’est pas une scène extraite d’un western spaghetti. Ce danseur Navajo avec sa coiffe de plumes traditionnelle participait au Pow Wow annuel. Juillet 1999.

Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

A pow wow is a gathering of Indian tribes in a common circle of friendship. I was lucky enough to attend the annual Navajo pow wow which is held every year at the end of July in the mountains above Taos Pueblo. The main event at the pow wow is a dance competition for women…