Lisa Odjig is a professional hoop dancer who won titles throughout Canada and United States.
According to Lisa, her hoops represent creation, unity and balance.
The hoop dancer said, “This dance was passed down from my elders, and now I am its keeper.” I celebrate my people through these movements. It’s my responsibility to keep this tradition alive,” she added.
Lisa always remembers all the history that brought her to where she is now. For her, it’s very important to stay rooted.
Lisa said, “You have to remember where you came from, because that is who you are.”
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