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Photo gallery: New Year's Eve mini-powwow and round dance in Fargo

Sons of the Drum, a drum group from Roseau River, Manitoba, performs at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum 1 / 7
Timothy Gabbard, of Moorhead, participates in opening ceremonies at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum 2 / 7
The Battle River drum group from the Red Lake Nation, Minnesota, performs at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance," Sunday, Dec. 31 at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum 3 / 7
The Wise Spirit drum group of Bismarck, all brothers in the Wise Spirit family and members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, performs at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum4 / 7
The Buffalo River drum group of Fargo performs at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum 5 / 7
Faron Blakely, of Fargo, a member of the White Earth nation, leads the opening ceremonies at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum6 / 7
Maryssa Cooley, left, of Moorhead, and Mya Buffalo, of Fargo, at the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. Blake Gumprecht / The Forum7 / 7

FARGO — The Fargo Native American Commission presented the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" on Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Fargo Civic Center. The event featured drum groups, dancers, a potato sack race for kids and a balloon drop at midnight.

The event was also sponsored by FM Native American Programs, 4 Bears Casino and Lodge and the Three Affiliated Tribes East Segment Community.