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Games, music at Hudson Bay Lowlands gathering

Monday August 25, 2014
Photos courtesy of Jason Hunter

Louie Chookomolin plays square dancing music on the fiddle.
Photos courtesy of Jason Hunter

Players dab their cards in an Elders’ game of bingo.
Photos courtesy of Jason Hunter

A hand-painted logo of this year’s gathering.
Photos courtesy of Jason Hunter

A cook tends to the traditional dish in the shaptwan.
Photos courtesy of Jason Hunter

Women scramble to find a male partner during a game of human musical chairs. Once the square dance music stops, each woman must find a partner. The one unable to do so is eliminated.
Photos courtesy of Jason Hunter

The final two female competitors battle for the last man.

Hundreds of members from Fort Severn, Weenusk and other communities gathered in Peawanuck to take part in the Hudson Bay Lowlands Cree Gathering from Aug. 14-18.


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