The 27th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother’s Day Pow Wow

(Amy Morris) /Jingle dancer and patchwork artist, Lori Reedy, competing in the 27th annual Mother's Day Powwow in Canton, GA.

Take a look at these stunning images from the 27th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother’s Day Pow Wow

The spirit of mothers was celebrated in dance and song at the 27th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother’s Day Pow Wow in Canton, GA. Photographer Amy Morris captured these beautiful images of the event. Please alo see the link below for our related article on honoring the memory of the pow wow founder, Chipa Lone Eagle Wolfe, who walked on at age 62 on April 10, 2016.

Amy Morris /Ricardo Garcia, Cultur Azteca Tlaltlacayolotl performs Aztec tradional dances at the 27th Annual Mother’s Day powwow in Canton, GA.

Thunder Pinard, Navajo Nation speaking about the need for National Code Talkers day. For more info visit www.facebook.com/codetalkerday. (Amy Morris)

Amy Morris /Educator and resident of Decatur, GA. Tim Embry, dances in the mens tradional competition.

Amanda Ironstar, Nakota SiouxPlains Cree, is a hoop dancer from Canada. She has been dancing for 26 years. – Amy Morris

Amy Morris /Chichimeca, Paco Cruz at the 27th annual Mother’s Day Powwow in Canton, GA.

Amy Morris /Charles LittleEagle, KiowaCheyenne, Vietnam veteren served three tours of duty and wears patriotic regalia when dancing.

Richard Langdeau, Lakota from South Dakota. Men’s Grass Dance competition. (Amy Morris)

Chumsey Harjo, Muscogee Creek Nation from Henryetta, OK. A champion Fancy dancer still competes at the age of 68 and gave the opening prayer for the weekends events – Photo Amy Morris

Amy Morris /Eleven year old Creed BigMountian has been dancing since he could walk.

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