Teddy Anderson: Hoop Dancing For Peace

Hoopdancer Teddy Anderson In Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada, Hoop Dancer Teddy Anderson recently performed at Barriere Elementary School where he shared a worldwide message of peace for everyone through his dancing. The Clearwater Times reports that First Nation students from Chu Chua, Clearwater, and Vavenby were also in attendance as Teddy weaved his message of ‘Oneness of Humanity’. Teddy has an interesting cultural background. He is not native himself, but was adopted into the Tlingnit Tribe as a Crow. The rich cultural history of his life then gave him the inspiration to expand this message about the oneness of humanity. His hoop dance training began at age 15, under the guidance of Scott Ward, a Native Salteux trained in the traditional hoop dancing, starting with nine hoops. Due to Teddy’s love for the art it did not take him long to expanded his ability to master 30 hoops.

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