Christian Parrish Takes The Gun Demonstrates the Fancy Dance

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown December 10th, 2013 Last Updated on: December 10th, 2013

Christian Parrish Takes The Gun (aka Supaman) is a Crow hip-hop artist and dancer. In this video he talks about the origins of the Fancy Dance and shows off his footwork style. You can see why he was chosen to participate in the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Did you get a chance to read Sings In The Timber's article on the art of pow wow photography? There's a great shot of Supaman featured in the article.

You can check out a short clip of the dancers featured in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade here on PowWows.com.

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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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Shirley J. Padilla

Makes me proud. I am Cherokee. <3

Miss Mary Lady

I love the dance. The drumming and singing is electrifying. When I hear it I am brought to life and scared to death. I used to have a cassette tape of this music that I played in my old car. That’s how old my love is, that I drove around Montana in a car with a cassette player, listening to pow wow tapes. There was a big metaphysical mixup where I wasn’t supposed to be who and where I am now, but I am trying to work with the universe to use what was given to me to make things right.

Vilma Aguilar

I Love the Native Spirit of Pow Wows

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