Tag: Indigenous

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.

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 of becoming World Hoop Dance Champion. It's a pretty big deal not only to receive the highest honor from your…

Kevin Locke on Elevating the Human Spirit Through Hoop Dance

Kevin Locke first burst into the national scene as a hoop dancer with his performance involving 28 hoops in a complex and acrobatic dance. In the span of his career he has graced many pow wows, toured for more than two decades and lectured in more than 80 countries. A Lakota hoop dancer reared on…