Check out These Two Sweethearts Dancing Their Way to First Place!

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown October 20th, 2016 Last Updated on: January 7th, 2020

The annual San Manuel Pow Wow, hosted by the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians, was held on October 7, 8 and 9th at California State University San Bernardino.

As they usually do, the pow wow hosted special contests, including the Sweethearts Dance Special. This year's winners were Jocey Bird and Trae LittleSky and many videos went viral of the two dancing.

This one is from Amigo Kandu:

And this one from Edwina Tosa:

Related Video – 2017 Sweetheart Contest Videos

And in case you want to see the other contestants who placed, here are the top ten couples:

10th Kenneth Cozad Sr.#140 & Jacinta Tsosie
9th James Day #916 & Alexa Rae Day
8th Bryson Manyhorses #910 & Desirae Redhouse
7th Darnell baker #916 & Tahnee Baker
6th Adam Nordwall #902 & Stephanie
5th Malcom Murphy #856 & PrairieRose Jack
4th Douglas Schofield #724 & Josette Wahwasuck
3rd Dennison Brown #751 & Star Whiteye
2nd Darrell Hill #722 & Grace Pushetonequa
1st Trae Little Sky #913 & Jocey Bird

Great job everyone! And thanks to Amigo Kandu for posting such great videos. Check out Amigo Kandu's YouTube channel!

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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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Tunning Doe

this was so wonderful enjoyed much

Running Doe

osiyo sorry my name is Running Doe not Tunning Doe, this was so wonderful and so graceful , I love this much


Just loved them all. Great dancers. Keep it going,going,going and going. Wished i was there to see live. Beautiful!!!❤❤❤🎶🎶🎶

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