Tag Archives: Arik Pipestem

Working On That with Donna the Buffalo and Moontee Sinquah

by Philo Hagen Tracing the first thanksgiving back to 1621 when 53 Pilgrims celebrated the first harvest in the “new world” with 90 Native Americans, or so the tale has been spun for generations, all…

Arik Pipestem, Pyrobelle and Electric Hoopster

What do you do when your house guest is a very well known hoop dancer? Why, you make a video of course, what else? Electric Hoopster (Deejay Dassylva) and Pyrobelle (Victorious Wood) – had an…

Electric Hoop with Arik Pipestem

In “Electric Hoop”, a documentary short by Ashley Bomberry and Mohsen Nazeri, the unexpectedly unique Erik “Arik” Pipestem describes his process of exploration on story telling through hoop dance. Fusing several traditional Native American pow wow hoop…