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Members of the Southern Singers drum and song group preform as native dancers take to the sacred circle.

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Oglala Lakota member Kandis Schoenfeld of South Toledo, left, talked with Michael Rich of North Toledo, center, and Larry Baibak of West Toledo, right.

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Allen Martello of Pennsylvania preformed the fancy dance.

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Mark Banks, right, drums with other members of the Southern Singers.

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Shana Faust of Kalamazoo, Mich., addresses her daughter Lexi, 4, right, as the pair and Faust's son Gavin, 4, center, tour several of the vendors and historical reenacters.

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Iroquois member Bob Seneca of Lafayette wore a featured Gustweh.

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Linnette Torbet of Wauseon, left, spoke about the process of crafting her wigwam.

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Partially obscured by tasseled medicine bags hanging from inside a vendor's booth, Judy Collins of North Toledo, center, takes a look at some of the wares for sale.

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