New Credit Pow Wow

The 29th annual 3 Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering was held this weekend on the New Credit Reserve near Hagersville. Dancers both local and from afar gathered in a ceremony steeped in tradition and colour. Have a look. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Kiesha King, 1, walks with her bottle. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Kiesha King, 1, walks with her bottle. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville.  Rod Mettagog, from Henvey Inlet First Nations near Parry Sound, dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Rod Mettagog, from Henvey Inlet First Nations near Parry Sound, dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Daniel Secord from New Credit is awash in colour as he dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Daniel Secord from New Credit is awash in colour as he dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Naomi Martin dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Naomi Martin dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Clayton King, from Chimnissing off Georgian Bay, dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Clayton King, from Chimnissing off Georgian Bay, dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Jay Lomax from Manitoba dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Jay Lomax from Manitoba dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Meira MacDonald, 12, from 6 Nations dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Meira MacDonald, 12, from 6 Nations dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Silas Vanevery, 8, from 6 Nations in full costume. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Silas Vanevery, 8, from 6 Nations in full costume. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Scott Norton from New Credit dances.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Scott Norton from New Credit dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 - The 29th annual 3Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Brodrick Gabriel from Kingston dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: standup

Hamilton. Ontario, Sunday, August 23, 2015 – The 29th annual 3 Fires homecoming and Pow Wow at the New Credit Reserve in Hagersville. Brodrick Gabriel from Kingston dances. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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