Tag Archives: Brian Hammill

Derrick Suwaima Davis Wins 7th Unprecedented World Hoop Dance Champion Title

The 24th Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest recently took place again in Phoenix, Arizona, and hoop dancers came from all over the United States and Canada made their way to compete for…

Brian Hammill at Superstition Mountains

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching in the U.S., we are pleased to share four time World Champion Hoop Dancer Brian Hammill of Native Spirit, who takes us to Superstition Mountains for a very special hoop dance. We’re most…

Brian Hammill in Black Light

What happens when Native American hoop dance goes contemporary? Let’s find out because the sacred story of life has no beginning and it has no end. Using hoops to create various symbols and shapes that…

Derrick Suwaima Davis Wins 2013 World Champion Hoop Dancer Title

The 23rd Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest recently took place again in Phoenix, Arizona, and hoop dancers came from all over the United States and Canada to compete for the ultimate title…

Dallas Arcand: Hoop Dance World Champion 2012

On Sunday afternoon, to the beating of Native American drums in the final round at the 22nd Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, Dallas Arcand once again rose…

Hoop Dancers to Compete for Top Honors

It’s that time of year once again and The Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest will be happening soon. Combining artistry, sheer athleticism and cultural traditions, the top American Indian and Canadian First Nations…

Tony Duncan World Hoop Dance Champion 2011

While Tony Duncan had captured the Teen Champion titled four times previously, when he entered the 21st Annual Heard Museum Hoop Dance Championship Contest he came in this time as an adult – and captured…