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Pow Wow dance winners announced

By By James Crawford
News Editor
The 32nd Annual Thanksgiving and Intertribal Pow Wow dance competition, hosted by the Poarch Creek Indians, concluded on Friday after two days of judging. The dance competition is held each year at the Pow Wow and includes a spectacular Grand Entry of all the dancers before each individual dance.
The following winners were announced:
First place winners in the Tiny Tot Girl's division were: Lexie Daughtry, Taylor Hill, Julianne Butler, Tristen Booth, Ashton Thomas, Alana Jim, Raven Sylestine, Madision McGhee, Cierra McGhee, Kyla Roberts, Trista Hill, Taya Hill.
First place winners in the Tiny Tot Boy's division were: Jaylan Daughtry, Ty Hill, Trevor Lecklet, Christopher Fay, John Burridge, Payton Howard, Kane Picotte and Hunter Reed.
The first place winner in Little Girl's Fancy Dance was Megan Tucker. The first alternate was Tuisha Roberts. The second alternate was Sabra Henderson. The first place winner in Little Girl's Traditional Dance was Candace Sylestine. The first alternate was Tori Rodriguez. The second alternate was Leslie Bell.
The first place winner in Little Boy's Fancy Dance was Jalen Sylestine. The first alternate was Hunter Burridge. The second alternate was Jaken Sylestine. The first place winner in Little Boy's Traditional was Ricky Reed. There were no alternates. The first place winner in Little Boy's Grass was Jaron Sylestine. There were no alternates.
The first place winner in Teen Girl's Fancy was Heather Wongittilin. The first alternate was Jennifer Goss. The first place winner in Teen Girl's Traditional was Nicole Rich. The first alternate was Megan Young. The second alternate was Brittany Rodriquez. The first place winner in Teen Girl's Jingle was Joanne Butler. The first alternate was Marquel Roberts. The second alternate was Monique Bell.
The first place winner in Teen Boy's Fancy was Tyler Abbey. The first alternate was Chance Roberts. The second alternate was Kevin Sylestine. The first place winner in Teen Boy's Traditional was Michael Oxenendine. The first alternate was Danny Laurenzang. The first place winner in Teen Boy's Grass was Peanut Roberts. The first alternate was Earl Erickson III. The second alternate was Jon Jefferson.
The first place winner in Women's Fancy was Amanda Ironstar-BigMountain. The first alternate was Summer Cohen. The second alternate was Michelle Reed. The first place winner in Women's Jingle was A'Shay Ironstar-BigMountain. The first alternate was Jenifer Jones. The second alternate was Rowena Roberts. The first place winner in Women's Cloth was Johnna Blalock. The first alternate was Kathy Butler. The second alternate was Kisha Sylestine. The first place winner in Women's Buckskin was Gina Thompson. The first alternate was Linda Cohen.
The first place winner in Men's Fancy was Gabe Bullock. The first alternate was Daniel Tramper. The second alternate was Robert Tramper. The first place winner in Men's Grass was Keith Sharphead. The first alternate was Jordan Partin. The second alternate was Jeffrey Delgadillo.The first place winner in Men's Straight was Freddie Partin Jr. There were no alternates. The first place winner in Men's Traditional was Bear Roberts. The first alternate was Ricky Taylor. The second alternate was Clint Cayou.