The bright, vibrant colors were impossible to ignore at the Attean Family Pow Wow in Gray on Saturday. Robert Allen came to Maine Wildlife Park to wear a bright-blue headdress and traditional clothing during the first day of the two-day event. Dancers wore bright pink shawls or red-and-pink rope belts as they showed their traditional moves. And Gray’s Bob Wood wore his traditional leathers, made for him 64 years ago by his grandmother, as he took in the proceedings.

The colors will again be on full display Sunday for the final day of the event. Photographs by Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer

Robert Allen, 10, at the Attean Family Pow Wow at Maine Wildlife Park. Allen and his family traveled from New Hampshire to the pow wow, held on Saturday, August 13, 2016.

Robert Allen, 10, at the Attean Family Pow Wow at Maine Wildlife Park. Allen and his family traveled from New Hampshire to the pow wow, held on Saturday.

Grandmothers Tears, a group of singers, were one of the guests at the Attean Family Pow Wow at Maine Wildlife Park on Saturday, August 13, 2016

Grandmothers Tears, a group of singers, were one of the guests at the Attean Family Pow Wow at Maine Wildlife Park on Saturday.

Bob Wood, of New Gloucester, at the Attean Family Pow Wow at Maine Wildlife Park on Saturday, August 13. Wood is known as Grandfather at the the annual Pow Wow and he comes every year. Wood, who is both Mohawk on his mother's side, and Blackfoot, on his father's side, is wearing the same leathers that his grandmother made him 64 years ago when he was 14 years old.

Bob Wood, of New Gloucester, at the Attean Family Pow Wow at Maine Wildlife Park on Saturday. Wood is known as Grandfather at the the annual Pow Wow and he comes every year. Wood, who is Mohawk on his mother’s side, and Blackfoot, on his father’s side, is wearing the same leathers that his grandmother made him 64 years ago when he was 14 years old.

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