Afrem Wall (light blue shirt), took a photo with Headman of the 4 Corners Gourd Society, Jack Frost Jr. (far right) and sons Hunter Frost and Jack Frost III, during the Hozhoni Days Powwow at Fort Lewis College, April 15 and 16 in Whalen Gym.
Members from the 4 Corners Gourd Society, Dewayne Richards, Keifer GoodTracks-Alires, and Keiston GoodTracks-Alires were honored by the Head Gourd Dancer Afrem Wall (pink shirt) of Towaoc, Colo., April 15 inside Whalen Gymnasium at Fort Lewis College during the powwow.
Afrem Wall honored Damon Whitethunder (center), Saturday, April 16 during the Hozhoni Days Gourd Dance.
During the last Gourd Dance session on April 16th, members honored Head Gourd Dancer, Afrem Wall.
Members from all gourd societies dancing around host Southern Drum, Thunder Hill, from Weatherford, OK. Southern Ute Tribal Councilman, Tyson Thompson (center) sang with the Thunder Hill both days of the powwow.
Dewayne Richards dances with his nephew, Aeden Richards during tiny tots dance contest, Saturday, April 16.
Southern Ute tribal member, Tricia Rose Taylor dances during Women’s Dance Contest, Saturday, April 16.
Former Miss Hozhoni, Nicole Lovato (right) crowns new Miss Hozhoni, Ferrari Arviso (Diné).
Newly Crowned Miss Hozhoni, Ferrari Arviso (second from right) stands with her First Attendant Maya St. Cyr (second from left) and other contestants.