All are welcome at Inter-Tribal Celebrations Day

Photo by Bruce Clayton Tom

“These sacred gatherings serve to strengthen identity, place and presence for intergenerational diverse Native peoples, while welcoming with an inclusive spirit all visitors, marketgoers, residents, homeless, civic and arts community individuals to learn, experience and cultivate increased understanding, while having fun.”

—Kim M. Camara, affiliated Blackfeet, leader of Seattle-based nonprofit Indigenouz PlaceMakerz, which hosts and organizes Inter-Tribal Celebrations Day. Seen here, the son of Medicine Bear Sr. of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota tribe, dances in traditional regalia alongside Dusty Chambers, Aniyunwiya Iroquois Nation, during the second annual Inter-Tribal Celebrations Day, held Sept. 29 at Native Park near Pike Place Market.