#PowwowWednesday: Portraits from Pine Ridge Powwow

It’s #PowwowWednesday! Thanks to an article in National Geographic, I was led to a feast of fantastic portraits and photos of Oglala Lakota Nation’s Pine Ridge Powwow.

The Oglala Lakota Nation powwow takes place on the Pine Ridge Reservation outside Badlands National Park in South Dakota. Ross McDermott and Andrew Owen documented their experience of being welcomed by the people of Pine Ridge for their American Festivals Project with numerous, stunning portraits –

– and the beautiful photoset A Surface Below:

Amazing, right? There’s even more to pour over at americanfestivalsproject.net. Beautiful.