July 21st, 2014 Last Updated on: July 21st, 2014
Some very luckily kids were asked to perform for an international audience recently!
Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, hosted a performance by young hoop dance performers from the Pueblo of Pojoaque at the U.S. Mission, Friday, July 18.
“When we talk about human rights, we like to focus on the human part of that, and of course one of the essential elements of being human is cultural expression,” said Harper, who is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
U.S. Mission Geneva posted some photos from the event. Their families and community must be so proud.
According to their website, the kids were recently introduced to hoop dancing by the LaRance family. They've already worked hard enough to show off their skills at the February 2014 hoop dancing championship. Here's a clip of them courtesey of the Pueblo of Pojoaque YouTube channel.
To find out more about these young dancers you can visit the Pueblo of Pojoaque page.
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