Kira Murillo dancing jingle.
By LORI ANN EDMO
FORT HALL — Indian Day coordinator Wendy Farmer wanted to thank the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes for providing funds for the annual event, Timbee Hall staff and Fort Hall Corrections for helped with clean up.
She said everyone did an exceptional job in the success of Indian Day events.
She thanked the powwow Master of Ceremonies Jordan Broncho and Bob Pevo, “You both did a great job keeping the event moving along while keeping the crowd excited. Thank you to the powwow Arena Director Savon Benally, you did an exceptional job.” She also thanked the powwow tabulators Taylor Thomas and Tyler Moore, along with payouts Janita Tinno and Alexia Tinno.
Host drum was Ghost Canyon and Farmer’s grateful to the drums that came to sing: Sage Point, Spirit Horse, Spring Creek and Bad Canyon.
She would also like to acknowledge and thank the Tribal DOE and Tribal TERO for their additional funds of sponsorship for Indian Day. Thank you to Tyson Shay, sponsor of the Junior Boys Fancy in honor of his son Trevyn Shay; George Tindore’s Family for sponsoring Junior Boys Grass as a part of George’s outgoing as 2017-2018 Indian Day Warrior and Kevin Callahan for sponsoring the Junior Boys Traditional division.
In addition Farmer wants to thank the 477 program for purchasing bowls, spoons, forks and water for the feast. Donzia gift shop for donating some items given away at the powwow and the Diabetes Program for donating to the Tiny Tots division coloring books, apples, bananas and water.
At the Indian Day Feast hot beef vegetable stew was served, frybread, macaroni salad, cake and water. Thank you to Virginia Monsisco, head cook, Shayla Tendoy, kitchen helper/server, Alexia Tinno, Yessenia Tinno, Janita Tinno, Joi Soldier, Chantal Osborne, Velda Evening, Porche and Sammy— two girls that stepped into the kitchen and asked if they could help and they were a life saver in helping cook all the frybread. Farmer also wanted to thank Robert Two Eagles for helping keep the event clean.
Coleman Dann dancing grass.
Winner include: Junior Division – Boys Junior Fancy: 1st Alex Graves, 2nd Mason Smith, 3rd Jameson Smith; Junior Boys Grass: 1st Lucas Neaman, 2nd Michael Bahe 3rd Omar Apodaca; Junior Boys Traditional 1st Kylii Tsosie, 2nd Gator Boyd, 3rd. Windred Martin; Junior Girls Fancy: 1st Kayani Fisher, 2nd Kimora Pevo, 3rd Faith Blue Horse; Junior Girls Jingle: 1st Logan Wahtomy, 2nd Ebonee Whiteman, 3rd Cinncee Washakie; Junior Girls Traditional: 1st Zids Arrow-White, 2nd Wappie Osborne, 3rd Susan Dixey.
Teen Division – Boys Grass: 1st Xavier Botton, 2nd Carwin Howie; Boys Traditional: 1st James Osborne; Girls Teen Fancy: 1st Kiki Crowoldman, 2nd Brelynn Anderson, 3rd Destinee Whiteman; Teen Traditional: 1st Taina Pinnecoose, 2nd Lillian Eagle Speaker, 3rd Tobie Thomas.
Adult Division – Men’s Fancy: 1st Tyler Schrock. Men’s Grass: 1st Joseph Baldwin, 2nd Cailan Dann, and 3rd Joshua Neaman. Men’s Traditional: 1st Seymour Eagle Speaker, 2nd Coleman Dann; Women’s Jingle: 1st Jamie Ariwite, 2nd Kira Murillo, 3rd December Ariwite. Women’s Fancy: 1st Sally Anne Jack, 2nd Taylor Haskett, and 3rd Brianna Frank. Women’s Traditional 1st Ontaria Ariwite, 2nd Naivi Yabeney, 3rd Patience Fisher.
Sr. Adult Division (50+) – Men’s Fancy: 1st James Reeder, 2nd Merle Smith. Men’s Traditional: 1st James Tone, 2nd Junior Papse. Women’s Fancy: 1st Shirley Reeder, 2nd Leona Ariwite. Women’s Traditional: 1st Sandra Plentywounds, 2nd Nummie Osborne, and 3rd Daeda Pevo.
Longest Hair – 1st Clover Ariwite 2nd Wappii Osborne, 3rd Myrah Toane.
Baby Crawl – 1st Storm Shephard, 2nd Paisley Buckskin, 3rd (unreadable).
Grand Entry Winners – Marilyn Wahtomy, Logan Wahtomy, Joseph Baldwin, (unreadable).
Spot check winners – Michael Bahe, Taina Pinnecoose, Cailan Dann, Ontaria Ariwite
Scavenger Hunt – Lala, Susan Pevo, Yessenia Tinno, Kree Burnett, Kendra Wahtomy, Jay Mendez, James.
Language – Zander Broncho, Wappii Osborne, Chasen Coby, Daeda Pevo, Sariah Edmo, Kandus Pubigee, Kyle Nipwater, Eugene Pubigee, Angela Nevarez, Keno Coby, Logan, Sariah Edmo and Keinan Tissidimit.
Farmer wanted to thank Taylor Thomas for stepping up and being the lead at the direction of the powwow. Farmer spent most of her time preparing for the feast and was very grateful to all that kept the agenda moving along.