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Youth powwow: It all begins here

ROCKY BOY'S INDIAN RESERVATION - The perennial flood of people had not yet arrived at the Rocky Boy powwow grounds on Thursday afternoon. Only a few tents were up and vendors were still setting up their booths in anticipation of the powwow this weekend. But in what has become an annual tradition here - the Rocky Boy Youth Pow-wow - about 300 children danced into the night, breaking in the circle for the older dancers they aspire to become.

The youth powwow was born about four years ago, said Elinor Nault-Wright, one of the organizers.

"We noticed a lot of young people getting into mischief...


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