Drumming, traditional Native American songs, speeches, and a procession culminating in a ceremonial blessing of the Housatonic River marked Berkshire County's observance of Indigenous Peoples Day in Great Barrington on Monday, Oct. 11.

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Ben Garver has been photographing the Berkshire hills and people for The Eagle since 1994. In his spare time, Garver enjoys hiking and biking with his Australian cattle dog, Cheyenne.