May 19th, 2015 Last Updated on: July 24th, 2018
All throughout Indian Country everyone is mourning the loss of a great dancer, Spike Draper. A lot of people have been turning to social media to share their condolences with the family and share their favorite photos and stories of Spike.
I went through YouTube and found some great footage of Spike dancing through the years. Here are some highlights for you to enjoy.
Fancy Feather Spotlight at 2014 Red Mountain Eagle Powwow in Scottsdale, AZ:
North vs. South Men's Fancy Special at 2010 Rocky Boy Pow Wow in Montana:
Fancy Feather Special at Fort Yuma Powwow 2015 Winterhaven, CA:
Men's Fancy Top 3 at 2014 Pala Powwow in in California:
Eric Bird Special at 2014 Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, NM:
Fancy Warrior Tournament at 2011 SOBOBA Powwow in San Jacinto, CA:
Kenny Pratt's Top 5 Mens Fancy Special at 2012 Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, NM:
Men's Fancy Dance Contest at Diné College Pow Wow in Tsaile, AZ:
Ty Johnson vs Isaiah Bob vs Spike Draper at 2013 Pala Pow Wow in California:
Men's Senior Fancy at 2014 Pala Pow Wow in California:
I see that a lot of folks are leaving their condolences in the comments section of these videos too. He has definitely touched a lot of lives. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his extended family and friends.
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