13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The hoop dancer

This is Mr. Jones Benally, a legendary Navajo medicine man and a hoop dancer. He has been seven times hoop dancing world champion. Mr. Benally is over 80 years old, and to me it is a privilege to be his friend.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Kiril Kirkov