Jingle Dress Dance | Native American Meaning and History

Jingle Dress Dance | Native American Meaning and History

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The Jingle Dress Dance is commonly seen in competitive pow wows, performed by women and girls in First Nations and Native American communities. The dance gets its name from the rows of metal cones—called “ziibaaska’iganan”—attached to their dresses, which make a distinctive sound as they dance. The ritual has a….

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