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Former Marine Lance Corporal Manuel Valenzuela, a member of the Jumano Native American Tribe, photographed with family members in Pueblo, Colorado, at a gathering of North American Native People. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Former Marine Lance Corporal Manuel Valenzuela, a member of the Jumano Native American Tribe, photographed with family members in Pueblo, Colorado, at a gathering of North American Native People

Helen Quintana is of Northern Cheyenne heritage. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Helen Quintana is of Northern Cheyenne heritage. Photo, September 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Buffalo dancers Tonio LeFebre, and his sister, Wanda Jean LeFebre. Their tribe, the Piro-Manso-Tiwas of New Mexico, revived the Buffalo Dance in 2012 after more than a century of its disuse. Mr. LeFebre's elaborate "buffalo" headdress is actually made of sheepskin. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Buffalo dancers Tonio LeFebre, and his sister, Wanda Jean LeFebre. Their tribe, the Piro-Manso-Tiwas of New Mexico, revived the Buffalo Dance in 2012 after more than a century of its disuse. Mr. LeFebre's elaborate "buffalo" headdress is actually made of sheepskin. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Members of the Native American Women Warriors, a Pueblo, Colorado-based association of active and retired American Indians in U.S. military service, at a Colorado Springs Native American Inter Tribal Powwow and festival. Photo, July 18, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Members of the Native American Women Warriors, a Pueblo, Colorado-based association of active and retired American Indians in U.S. military service, at a Colorado Springs Native American Inter Tribal Powwow and festival. Photo, July 18, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Toms Thundershock Monroe, a Navajo, Tiwa, and Choctaw descendant, carries a prayer staff honoring Armando E. Trujillo, a former Bataan "Death March" survivor in World War Two; and Ret. U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Manuel Valenzuela, a member of the Jumano Native American Tribe, holds Mr. Trujillo's veteran's cap, at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado.  September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of…

Toms Thundershock Monroe, a Navajo, Tiwa, and Choctaw descendant, carries a prayer staff honoring Armando E. Trujillo, a former Bataan "Death March" survivor in World War Two; and Ret. U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Manuel Valenzuela, a member of the Jumano Native American Tribe, holds Mr. Trujillo's veteran's cap, at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of…

Al Kicking Bull McAllister, a Navajo and Apache, at a gathering of Native Peoples in Pueblo, Colorado. He is the lead male singer for the group InterTribal Spirit Drum. He is wearing aprons passed down from his uncle, Two Feathers Dave Martinez, who served three tours of duty as a U.S. Marine in the Vietnam War in the 1960s and '70s. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Al Kicking Bull McAllister, a Navajo and Apache, photographed at a gathering of Native Peoples at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo

Arleta Mae Shining Star Plummer is of Chippewa and Cree heritage and was raised on the Fort Belknap Reservation in northern Montana. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Arleta Mae Shining Star Plummer, photographed in Pueblo, Colorado, at a gathering of North American Native People. She is of Chippewa and Cree heritage and was raised on the Fort Belknap Reservation in northern Montana

Virginia Ortiz is a member of the Navajo Nation. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Virginia Ortiz is a member of the Navajo Nation. Photo, September 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

Pair of Plateau Beaded Child's High Top Moccasins, circa 1890 | From a unique collection of antique and modern native american objects at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/folk-art/native-american-objects/

Pair of Plateau Beaded Child's High Top Moccasins, circa 1890

Pair of Plateau Beaded Child's High Top Moccasins, circa 1890 | From a unique collection of antique and modern native american objects at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/folk-art/native-american-objects/

George Free Spirit Medina is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, and is a great-great-great grandson of Chief Crazy Horse. Photo, September 1, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith at a gathering of Native People in Pueblo, Colorado. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress.

George Free Spirit Medina, photographed in Pueblo, Colorado, at a gathering of North American Native People

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Ukrainian family in traditional Ukrainian national dress.

Geronimo Esquibel of Colorado Springs, Colorado, an Apache whose tribe is centered in New Mexico, at a Native American Inter-Tribal Powwow and festival in Colorado Springs, Colorado, organized by the Palmer Lake, Colorado, Historical Society and One Nation Walking Together. Photo, July 18, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Geronimo Esquibel of Colorado Springs, Colorado, an Apache whose tribe is centered in New Mexico, was among the participants at a Colorado Springs Native American Inter-Tribal Powwow and festival in that central Colorado city

Will Yaska of Pueblo, Colorado, a Koyukon (an Alaska Native Athabaskan people), at a Native American Inter-Tribal Powwow and festival in Colorado Springs, Colorado, organized by the Palmer Lake, Colorado, Historical Society and One Nation Walking Together. Photo, July 18, 2015 by Carol M. Highsmith. Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

Will Yaska of Pueblo, Colorado, a Koyukon (an Alaska Native Athabaskan people), was among the participants at a Colorado Springs Native American Inter-Tribal Powwow and festival in that central Colorado city

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