Group of women in the Grand Entry at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

The Grand Entry at the annual June 14th celebration includes Indian women in beaded and jingle dresses and men in band uniforms carrying instruments. A large quill piece decorates one woman’s dress. Some people are carrying American flags. This snapshot by Stella Stocker is from her photograph album. Stocker, a musician and music educator, studied American Indian music among the Ojibwe people in Minnesota.

~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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