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    The jingle dance is an innovative and rhythmic style which originated among the Chippewa in the early 1920s.

    A dancer, clad in bright colors, sways and moves as a strand of grass in the wind.

    Women’s Traditional Dance in Native American Cultures

    Native American Hoop Dance is a form of storytelling dance incorporating anywhere from one to thirty hoops as props.

    In late August, when it is quite dry, especially in the Southwestern United States, Native American tribes used to do a rain dance.

    The Fancy Shawl dance is one of the most athletic dance styles.

    Many people who have attended American Indian Pow Wows are familiar with the traditional dances that take place in the sacred circle.

    Native American Dance Styles

    Native American Men’s Grass Dance

    Native American Dances and Meanings

    The men’s fancy dance is one of the most exuberant and wildly original powwow styles.

    Native American Dance Styles

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