Young Spirit was the host drum of the Veterans Day Powwow on Saturday, November 12 at the Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel.
FORT HALL — The were a total of 192 registered dancers at the Veterans Day Powwow at the Chiefs Event Center at the Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel on Saturday, November 12.
Young Spirit served as host drum, Bart Powaukee was the emcee and arena directors were Seymour Eaglespeaker and Kyle Nipwater.
Saturday evening veterans were honored. Miss Shoshone-Bannock Kaycee Dixey presented them with a gift bag with sage/cedar, an American flag pin and bracelets that read “Veterans Lives Matter.” The casino gave a thermal mug, original artwork by Burdette Osborne and a veteran medal.
Tribal elder Lionel Boyer and daughter Wynona Boyer at the veterans powwow display table.
Following are the results:
Junior Boys Categories: Traditional: 1st Place – Gator Boyd; 2nd Place – Tate Johnson; 3rd Place – Lennyn Begay; 4th Place – Isaac Benally. Grass 1st Place – Nak Robinson Jr.; 2nd Place – Jay Hernandez; 3rd Place – Benjamin Crue; 4th Place – Sebastian Renteria. Fancy Feather 1st Place – Anthyn Appawoo; 2nd Place – Beau Freitag; 3rd Place – MaCario Hameline.
Junior Girls Categories: Traditional 1st Place – Winter Cantsee; 2nd Place – Olivia Old Coyote; 3rd Place – Aubrey Kaeswood; 4th Place – Gia Hernandez. Jingle 1st Place – Baylee Jackson; 2nd Place – Amirrah Renteria; 3rd Place – Serenity Jones Perry; 4th Place – Klee Farmer. Fancy Shawl 1st Place – Cassie Osborne; 2nd Place – Kamora Pevo; 3rd Place – Triston HerManyHorses; 4th Place – Cambri Buckskin.
Teen Boys Categories: Traditional: 1st Place – Rylee Begay; 2nd Place – Ashton Fish; 3rd Place – Charles Barber; 4th Place – Keylii Tsosie. Grass: 1st Place – Dylon Begay; 2nd Place – Rising Sau Chief; 3rd Place – Xender Myore; 4th Place – Iian Nez. Fancy: 1st Place – Alex Graves Jr.; 2nd Place – Wrendon Osborne; 3rd Place – Tristan Cornpeach; 4th Place – Caisen Appawoo.
Teen Girls Category: Traditional: 1st Place – Susan Avila-Dixey; 2nd Place – Zids Ariwite; 3rd Place – Wappii Osborne; 4th Place – Ceara Vera. Jingle: 1st Place – Anhinga Benally; 2nd Place – Ebonee Whiteman; 3rd Place – Tayaavy Dixey; 4th Place – Anthee Appawoo. Fancy Shawl 1st Place – Mikaylee Old Coyote; 2nd Place – Bubbles Robinson; 3rd Place – Destinee Whiteman; 4th Place – Kianna Shongutsie.
Men’s Category: Traditional: 1st Place – Caley Ouray Cantsee; 2nd Place – Malcom Murphy; 3rd Place – Seymour Eagle Speaker; 4th Place – Jeremy Hernandez. Chicken: 1st Place – Nate Robinson; 2nd Place – Kiya Denny; 3rd Place – Sheldon Scalplock; 4th Place – James Osborne.
Grass 1st Place – Joseph Baldwin; 2nd Place – Cailan Dann; 3rd Place – Jacob Faithful; 4th Place – Trey Whitstone. Men’s Fancy: 1st Place – Christian Fulton; 2nd Place – Hunter Osborne; 3rd Place – Randen Robinson; 4th Place – Ty Gray.
Local veterans lead in grand entry.
Traditional 1st Place – Leela Abrahamson; 2nd Place – Lilian Eagle Speaker; 3rd Place – Moneek Denny; 4th Place – December Ariwite. Jingle: 1st Place – Prairie Rosejack; 2nd Place – Uriahe Little Hoop; 3rd Place – Jamie Pokibro; 4th Place – Stormie Perdash. Fancy Shawl: 1st Place – Kayla Dann; 2nd Place – Patricia John; 3rd Place – Sally Anne Jack; 4th Place – Kiki CrowOldMan.
Golden Age Men’s Category
Traditional: 1st Place – Chico HerManyHorses; 2nd Place – Gary Watson; 3rd Place – Gifferd Osborne; 4th Place – James Tone. Grass: 1st Place – Ron Kicking Women Sr.; 2nd Place – Gary Martine. Men’s Fancy: 1st Place – James Reeder; 2nd Place – Stan Whiteman Sr.; 3rd Place – Merle Smith.
Golden Age Women’s Category
Traditional: 1st Place – Joyce Hayes; 2nd Place – Sandra Plentywounds; 3rd Place – Numie Osborne; 4th Place – Leona Ariwite. Jingle: 1st Place – Thomasita Mountainsheep; 2nd Place – Cookie Ariwite. Fancy Shawl: 1st Place – Shirley Reeder; 2nd Place – Thelma Whiteman; 3rd Place – Lynette Dixey.