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Native American and Aboriginal Hoop Dance

Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day with Tyrese and Kailayne Jensen

jensensens Hooping.org is celebrating Indigenous People’s Day today and Tyrese Jensen and Kailayne Jensen of YellowHouse Dancers’ hoop dance configurations not only preserve their Native American tradition and culture through song, music, and dance, these two are amazing to watch. The brother and sister duo execute various formations with exciting confidence and clarity and they split their time between Mesa, Arizona, during the school year, and Dilkon, Arizona, USA, on the Navajo reservation. They’re dancing to the rhythm and tempo of traditional music performed lived.

Hoop Dance Native Style with Michael Goedel and Erin Campbell

nativehoopdance Michael Goedel and his sister Erin Campbell take hooping on the beach to another level with this amazing hoop dance video. The beautiful Hawaiian scenery sets the stage with the feel of a modern spin on Native American hoop dance, which for them is a family tradition. Both Michael and Erin live in Laie, Hawaii, USA, and the soundtrack for this is the “Single Feather Remix” by Black Bear featuring Tribe Called Red, and if you enjoyed it and would like your own copy of it you can get it over on iTunes

Hoop Dancers Honor Lives of Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

Hoop Dance Earlier this month the Centre for Gender Advocacy hosted a celebration for the completion of a public mural commissioned by Missing Justice. The mural, located on the wall of the anarchist bookstore L’insoumise in Montreal, stands as a public statement to denounce violence against all indigenous women, and demand and demand attention to honoring the lives and spirits of those who have gone missing or been found murdered. Two hoop dancers share something beautiful and powerful in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.