VIDEO: Khowutzun Warmland Inter-tribal Powwow offers colourful celebration of tradition

Loving the excitement of being at the powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Loving the excitement of being at the powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A chance to meet elders and friends. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)A chance to meet elders and friends. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Drumming is an important part of the event. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Drumming is an important part of the event. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A lot of effort goes into fashioning regalia. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)A lot of effort goes into fashioning regalia. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Generations mingle at powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Generations mingle at powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Enjoying the opportunity to dance. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Enjoying the opportunity to dance. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Colourful regalia adds atmosphere to cultural celebration. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Colourful regalia adds atmosphere to cultural celebration. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Maintaining cultural traditions is a serious business. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Maintaining cultural traditions is a serious business. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Regalia can be full of significance. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Regalia can be full of significance. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Powwow is special occasion for both participants and visitors. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Powwow is special occasion for both participants and visitors. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Many tribal traditions present at powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Many tribal traditions present at powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The opening ceremonies are always a special part of the powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)The opening ceremonies are always a special part of the powwow. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Celebrate culture with this gallery of pictures and video from the Khowutzun Warmland Inter-tribal Powwow Aug. 11-13.