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Kevin Loche, professional hoop dancer, shows off his skills, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Kevin Loche, professional hoop dancer, shows off his skills, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

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Alexis Alderton, 2 1/2, stands inside a teepee with her totem pouch around her neck.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Alexis Alderton, 2 1/2, stands inside a teepee with her totem pouch around her neck.

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Bolo ties, medallions and dream catchers sway in the wind at Begay Indian Jewelry's booth at the Indian Festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Bolo ties, medallions and dream catchers sway in the wind at Begay Indian Jewelry's booth at the Indian Festival.

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Rex A. Begaye and Barbara Huntoon, the creators of the festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Rex A. Begaye and Barbara Huntoon, the creators of the festival.

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Amber Clarke, 11, has fun playing a drum, Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Amber Clarke, 11, has fun playing a drum, Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.

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Harry Duran talks to Don Johnson about the elk hand drum he held in his hand.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Harry Duran talks to Don Johnson about the elk hand drum he held in his hand.

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Beaded earrings hang on display inside Hawk's Nest tent at the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Beaded earrings hang on display inside Hawk's Nest tent at the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.

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Hendrix, 3, and Hailey, 5, Hoag
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Hendrix, 3, and Hailey, 5, Hoag

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Little Big Mountain gives a history lesson about growing up Native American, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Little Big Mountain gives a history lesson about growing up Native American, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

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Little Big Mountain talks about how Native American children learn to hunt.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Little Big Mountain talks about how Native American children learn to hunt.

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Elk hide shoes for children.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Elk hide shoes for children.

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Dakoda Anquoe, 22 mos., does a Native American dance called the Chicken Dance, Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Dakoda Anquoe, 22 mos., does a Native American dance called the Chicken Dance, Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

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Michelle Anquoe and Rita Horse perform an honor dance.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Michelle Anquoe and Rita Horse perform an honor dance.

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Rick Bird and the Bird Choppers from Cherokee, North Carolina performed traditional drumming, singing and various styles of dance.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Rick Bird and the Bird Choppers from Cherokee, North Carolina performed traditional drumming, singing and various styles of dance.

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Rick Bird
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Rick Bird

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Jack Clark performs a warrior dance.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Jack Clark performs a warrior dance.

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Keith Sharpshead and Dakoda Anquoe, 22 mos., do a fist bump before performing, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Keith Sharpshead and Dakoda Anquoe, 22 mos., do a fist bump before performing, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.

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Keith Sharpshead dances the Chicken Dance, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Keith Sharpshead dances the Chicken Dance, Saturday, Jan. 28, during the Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival.

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The back of Duane Whitehorse's costume.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | The back of Duane Whitehorse's costume.

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Kevin Loche gives a hoop dancing lesson, Saturday, Jan. 28, after his hoop dancing performance at the Sarasota Indian Festival.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fifth Annual Sarasota Indian Festival

Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 | Kevin Loche gives a hoop dancing lesson, Saturday, Jan. 28, after his hoop dancing performance at the Sarasota Indian Festival.

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