Games, music at Hudson Bay Lowlands gathering
Louie Chookomolin plays square dancing music on the fiddle.
Players dab their cards in an Elders’ game of bingo.
A hand-painted logo of this year’s gathering.
A cook tends to the traditional dish in the shaptwan.
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.
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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