Indians in contemporary America

American Indians have achieved much in defending their rights to land and a full role in society. However, due to the long extermination of Native Americans suffered the integrity of their culture. These days, the all Indians forces are trying to preserve and revive their traditions and language. The older generation is struggling to keep their children and grandchildren to combine modern life and cultural traditions of its people.

Indians are very well aware of their spiritual connection with ancestors, turning to them for help and support. For Indians there is no death of the individual: the ancestors live in them, and they will continue to live offspring. [18 Shots]

Indians in contemporary America
1. One of the traditions of the Indians is to meet the different tribes once a year at the festival "Pow Wow", during which representatives of each tribe sit in a circle and singing tribal songs. In the photo: The guys from Saint Paul, Minnesota, during the annual holiday Kyi-Yo Pow-wow in one of the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
2. While parents are busy about their business during the fair Crow tribe, the young Indians entertain the fact that dive into the Little Bighorn River, near where in 1876. legendary battle took place between Indians and cavalrymen USA. The battle ended with the Indians killed five attackers at their mouth American Regiment.

Indians in contemporary America
3. Even the young Indians are able to easily handle the horses. In the photo: Young members of the tribe bathed the horses in the Little Bighorn River, during the fair in the Ravens Edzhkensi Crow, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
4. Place of laying the foundation of one of the university buildings, which will engage in research culture of the indigenous peoples of America, highlights the local scale and sprinkled tobacco.

Indians in contemporary America
5. Shamanism and toteizm leaving only the tribes who live in a remote area of the United States. Currently, among the faithful Indians are more prevalent Catholics, Mormons, Adventists and Pentecostals. In the photo: Janice Singer during his service in the Pentecostal Reservation tribe Ravens.

Indians in contemporary America
6. The total number of Native Americans as of the beginning of 21 century, more than 60 million people, which is not too small. But the meeting tribesmen on the road can still be considered a reason to stop and talk. In the photo: Clinton Bird flicking a cigarette to entertain his friend Courtney Stewart and discuss a new center body repair cars in their area

Indians in contemporary America
7. Very picturesque nature reserve seats Indians. It seems that the landscape remained the same as were before the arrival of the white man. In the photo: Horses tribe near the site of the Battle of Little Bighorn.

Indians in contemporary America
8. To save the language of the subjects in school can be taught to children at an Indian. In the photo: schoolgirl school immersion during the exercises in Arlee, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
9. Traditional dance competition, costume, and various competitions at the fair during the festival of "Pow Wow" help preserve the cultural heritage of Indians. In the photo: Young dancers lined up waiting to assess their dance during the celebration Kyi-Yo Pow-wow.

Indians in contemporary America
10. The children of such contests and dressing make a great impression and a lot of joy. In the photo: Jaylin Keogh and Anthony Raydz Horse (Rider ") after the parade at the fair Ravens.

Indians in contemporary America
11. A mother for her children are ready to try my best. And in the small Indian costumes can present a lot of manual work. In the photo: Bobby Sox sliding on the ice, preparing his grandson for the parade.

Indians in contemporary America
12. Trade fair rodeo - a fascinating spectacle in which choose to participate only real daredevils. In the photo: Bull dropped to his back Misio Flores during the Fair Rodeo, almost jumped out of the gate.

Indians in contemporary America
13. Holiday table, even the Indians - the fate of the fair sex. While preparing Indian and not Indian dishes have the opportunity to have a female subject.

Indians in contemporary America
14. Indians do not want to abandon the all new, that can provide them with modern society. In the photo: A six-year Mahe Big Man listens to music and playing with a doll sitting on the porch of his home, and her sister develops schemes cross stitch , in Nardin, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
15. And their main advantage - the ability to support the family and friendships, traditions and rituals in the modern bustling world. In the photo: Family, friends and relatives of Scott Russell, the clan gathered for a holiday in Crow Agency during the elections chief representative of the tribe, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
16. In the reserve there are law enforcement officers, who are paid a salary Indian tribes. In the photo: A police officer checks Kleyvin Herrera left on the roadside car near Lodge Grass, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
17. High school students Crow reservation participate in a contest to run. Missoula, Montana.

Indians in contemporary America
18. Endurance and inner strength and ability to feel the inner connection with her birth, which is raised in a young Indian from childhood, and helps them to successfully perform not only classical, but also in modern sports. In the photo: Nicolas Barrera Lucero and Tim at a local skate park in Billings, Montana.

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