Preparing for the Wigwam Festival

Alden Stahl, right, 8, reacts as his grandmother Jennifer Lee, both of Massachusetts and the Northern Narragansett Tribe, brushes his hair while getting ready for the grand entry of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville.  The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Alden Stahl, right, 8, reacts as his grandmother Jennifer Lee, both of Massachusetts and the Northern Narragansett Tribe, brushes his hair while getting ready for the grand entry of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville. The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Alden Stahl, right, 8, reacts as his grandmother Jennifer Lee, both of Massachusetts and the Northern Narragansett Tribe, brushes his hair while getting ready for the grand entry of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville.  The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest.

Valerie Rivera, left, helps her younger brother Alejandro Long, 8, both of Montville with the Mohegan Tribe, put on his regalia during the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville.  The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Valerie Rivera, left, helps her younger brother Alejandro Long, 8, both of Montville with the Mohegan Tribe, put on his regalia during the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville. The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Preston Tonephhote, of Montville, with the Kiowa Oneida Tribe, applies makeup in a mirror as he gets ready for the dance competition of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville.  The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Preston Tonephhote, of Montville, with the Kiowa Oneida Tribe, applies makeup in a mirror as he gets ready for the dance competition of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville. The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

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