Tribute to Jo Jo Rice
The 2011 Spirit of Nations Powwow honors the memory of Jo Jo Rice, Pawnee, Sauk-Fox, Otoe and Pottawatomie, who served well over a decade as the emcee for the early Knoxville powwows.
(taken from an old souvenir book)
Jo (right) gets up close and personal with an eagle on stage at the
Tennessee Amphitheatre during one of the powwows. In the
background are Rob Rose, an outstanding Eagle Dancer and his brother
Michael, a featured Hoop Dancer.