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21-JUN-2003 Kendall Helmstetter Gelner

Hopi dancer and drummers performing Butterfly Dance

Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

This shot is a rare occurance - some Hopi dancers were on hand to celebrate the summer solstice with the Butterfly Dance. The dance took place in the central plaza of Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon National Park, possibly where similar dances would been performed thousands of years ago on the same day.

The Hopi explicity allowed photography at the event.

Sigma SD9 ,
1/750s f/5.6 at 190.0mm iso100 full exif

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