Learn More About the Origins of Stomp Dances

Learn More About the Origins of Stomp Dances

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown August 13th, 2014 Last Updated on: August 13th, 2014

Chickasaw stomp dances have always held spiritual significance. Joining the community with music and dance around a central fire, it is seen as a form of prayer. Learn more in this video from Chickasaw.TV.

In this video Cultural Demonstrator Eddie Postoak describes the Stomp Dance in which he participates.

If you visit the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Oklahoma, you can see the Stomp Dance performed daily. For more information visit the Chickasaw Cultural Center website.


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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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