Photo a Day Challenge

Cocoon

Cocoon

The fancy shawl dance represents the opening of a cocoon just as a butterfly emerges. Beautiful colors and elegant beading, fringes and embroidery comprise the women’s fancy dance regalia.  Elaborate jewelry, feathers, beaded moccasins and leggings are also worn.

 

6 responses

  1. You captured a great moment. Love this.

    August 27, 2013 at 8:09 am

  2. Perfectly rendered–brilliant color, fine sense of motion and you’ve also captured her intense concentration.

    August 27, 2013 at 8:53 pm

  3. Great color and a great capture!

    August 28, 2013 at 8:16 am

  4. Among the best action shots I have ever seen!

    August 30, 2013 at 6:23 pm

  5. Wonderfully balanced image. Love the tradition.

    September 3, 2013 at 7:03 pm

  6. krisanthi

    Her name is Shania Teller. One of the few champion dancers in Keshena WI!

    October 30, 2013 at 1:02 pm

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