Author: Charlie Ballard

Havasupai Peach Festival 2017

The Havasupai Peach Festival takes place in Supai, Arizona., usually the second weekend in August to celebrate their Fall harvest.  During this time the Havasupai gather to sing & dance amongst their community and also invite in other neighboring tribes to help enjoy their festivities.  Havasupai translates to, "People of...

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Acosia Red Elk Video Interview

Acosia Red Elk, or Young Swan Rising From the Water, is a Champion Jingle Dress dancer from the Umatilla people.  A descendant of Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, she did not become interested in dancing until she was 16, when she taught herself to dance from videos of other jingle dancers.  Red Elk began dancing professionally in 1998...

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Canku Onestar – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHP1VHfSP4w Canku Onestar  <---- that guy is a really good Fancy Dancer. Canku represents the Sićangu, Oglala Lakota, Onieda & Seneca Nations.  Every Powwow generation has its most noted dancers and holding the torch for the Men's Fancy division is Canku, pronounced (jong-koo). What makes Canku a champion dancer is not his...

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Kayla Marshall – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qllvVP-yMs For our powwows.com readers, many of you are learning that our powwow dancers come from unique and diverse backgrounds, which sometimes make their personal stories very compelling. As you listen to Kayla's interview above, you'll find that she's charismatic, has tons of depth and uses the powwow arena for...

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