PHOTOS: Butte celebrates the 44th annual North American Indian Alliance Pow Wow Sep 10, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save The 44th annual North American Indian Alliance Pow Wow takes place in Butte Buy Now Valene Talks Different, 19, of the Gros Ventre Tribe from Fort Belknap Indian Reservation gets some help from her mother Michelle Guzman of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe with her eagle feather plumes before they participate in the women's fancy dance competition at the North American Indian Alliance pow wow Saturday in Butte. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard It's always a good choice to attend a Pow Wow Buy Now Sheldon Shebala, a Navajo tribal member from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, took home the men traditional dance competition's $1,250 grand prize on Saturday night at the North American Indian Alliance's 44th Annual Pow Wow. Shebala wore northern traditional warrior clothing and said he has been dancing ever since he could walk. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard Annual pow wow brings dancers from across Montana to Butte Buy Now Brenda Jarvis, a North American Indian Alliance board member and member of the Pow Wow comittee, gives a kiss to seven-month-old Dax Breining as his mother Brittney Counts, of Butte watches the 44th annual North American Indian Alliance Pow Wow in Butte. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard Returning to Butte for pow wow Buy Now Maya Coleman, 6, of the Chippewa Cree and Ponca Nations gets some help from her mother Dacia Griego with her shawl on Saturday evening at the North American Indian Alliance pow wow in Butte. Griego grew up in Butte and travels back to Butte from Missoula every year to attend the annual event. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard Two venues in Butte host national suicide prevention initiative Buy Now Alanzo "Zek" Other Bull, 2, of Butte wears a t-shirt made by local artist Jon Bercier and members of the North American Indian Alliance as he helps his grandmother welcome participants to the Civic Center after they finished the "Walk Out of Darkness" event Saturday morning in Butte. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard Walk Out of Darkness Buy Now From right, Tommie Perusich, Denise Rodrigues, and her daughter Aryana Rodrigues, 17, walk along Civic Center Road as they participate with others in one of two suicide prevention walks held Saturday morning in Butte. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard North American Indian Alliance raises awareness, funds for suicide prevention in Butte Buy Now Rhea LaBuff, right, a volunteer cook for the North American Indian Alliance's annual pow wow and charity walk, welcomes participants as they finish the "Walk of Darkness" Saturday morning at the Civic Center in Butte. Meagan Thompson, The Montana Standard Tags North American Indian Alliance Pow Wow More information This week's letters to the editor: EPA, Land and Water Conservation Fund and elections TGIF: Here's your go-to Butte entertainment guide Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Recommended View More Deals & Offers $5 car wash. Best deal in town. New store manager special. Free In-House Interior Design Consultations! More Latest Local Offers Lube Alley $5 car wash. Best deal in town. New store manager special. Insty-Prints Get your Signs & Displays from Insty-Prints. Leave a BIG Impression. Outdoor Signage, Indoor Signage, Booth, Displays & More. Call Today! (406) 723-3363 Jaie's Refrigeration Jaies Refrigeration LLC is offering free estimates available for larger installations and repair work!