KQED Series: If Cities Could Talk showcases Sampson brothers Hoop Dancing!

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The Sampson Brothers, Lumhe and Samsoche (Seneca and Muscogee Creek) blend traditional Native hoop dance with hip-hop at ground zero of the American Indian Movement: Minneapolis. KQED, in their newest series titled “If Cities Could Talk” showcases the brother’s talents in their very first episode. Their mother, an acclaimed fancy shawl dancer,….

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Have you seen this Neon Light Hoop Dance video??

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There is a video circulating on Facebook of Theland Kicknosway hoop dancing at the 2019 Little NHL Ceremonies! If you haven’t seen it, watch below! About Theland Kicknosway Theland was awarded an Indspire award in 2018. Culture, Heritage, and Spirituality (2018) Walpole Island Bkejwanong Territory, Ontario  “Everything that I do….

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Lisa Odjig Talks about Being a Hoop Dancer

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Lisa Odjig is a professional hoop dancer who won titles throughout Canada and United States. According to Lisa, her hoops represent creation, unity and balance. The hoop dancer said, “This dance was passed down from my elders, and now I am its keeper.” I celebrate my people through these movements…..

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First Nations Teen Hoop Dances to Raise Awareness on Autism and Other Issues

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So inspiring to see what one person’s actions can do for a community! The London Free Press recently interviewed River Christie-White, a 15-year-old First Nations teen who travels across Canada and the United States, spreading awareness about autism and the lack of support for children and families with special needs….

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Talented Hoop Dancer Shares His Gift with Elementary Students Across Utah

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You might remember seeing Patrick Willie on our website before, he’s the one that danced across Utah in style. Now he’s back again sharing his talent with grade-schoolers across the state. He did this during Native American Heritage Month to make sure kids were educated on real Native Americans and….

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2018 World Hoop Dance Contest Live Stream

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Watch LIVE – February 10-11, 2018 Hosted by the Heard Museum, the World Hoop Dance Contest takes place each year in Phoenix, Arizona.  Dancers from across North American will compete for prize money and the title – World Champion! Watch live on PowWows.com’s Facebook Page! From Heard Museum: On February….

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Life of the Hoop Dance

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Found this great hoop dance video from The CACHE Project, an independent TV and video channel that documents arts and culture around Central Alberta, and thought I’d share with y’all! In the video they speak with Dallas Arcand, from the Alexander First Nation (Kipohtakaw) Treaty 6 in Alberta, who is….

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