Sunday, May 16, 2010

Lilac Parade

Once again, my uncle called me to help represent the Spokane Tribe during the Lilac Parade. A handful of tribal members dressed in regalia and marched along the parade route. To be honest, I was moved by the reaction of the people. Many stood and cheered as we passed, while others seemed almost emotional and even teary-eyed.

I'm not sure how to think about that.

My family waited along the parade route. As I approached, my children ran into the street and cheered. What a fun experience!

A few of us gathered before the parade.

My uncle Pat rode in the back of a truck while he sang traditional Spokane songs on the drum.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Barry... I think Ed would have like that.


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