As we prepare for the Brooklyn Museum’s tipi exhibition, I am in Billings, Montana attending the 2007 Crow Fair with my colleague Susan Kennedy Zeller. Here are a few images from the morning parade and the Grand Entry to the Powwow which took place on August 17, 2007.
Participants in the morning parade prepare for the procession. Photo by Susan Kennedy Zeller.
Participants in morning parade moving through the Crow Fair campgrounds. Photo by Susan Kennedy Zeller.
The Grand Entry involving all particpating dancers who will be competing in the Powwows on Saturday and Sunday nights. Photo by Susan Kennedy Zeller.
Nancy Rosoff, Andrew W. Mellon Curator and Chair of the Arts of the Americas. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Museum in 2001, she served as Collections Manager and Assistant Director for Museum Operations at the New York Historical Society, and, before that, as an Associate Curator at New York’s National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution (formerly the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation). Rosoff received a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.