Tag Archives: Native American Hoop Dancing

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…

Hoop Dancer Teddy Anderson

Traditional hoop dancer Teddy Anderson has traveled to over 17 different countries sharing his hoop skills and spreading a message of peace. In this video, he puts a modern twist on traditional hoop dance and uses 4…

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…

Nakotah LaRance

Nakotah LaRance is a six-time World Hoop Dance Champion whose star has really risen performing not only with Cirque Du Soleil’s “Totem” show and elsewhere, but he truly captured the hearts of a whole lot…

World Championship Hoop Dance Contest Returns to Phoenix

The 23rd Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest returns in less than two-weeks to the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. Taking place on Saturday and Sunday, February 9th and 10th of 2013, top American Indian…

World Hoop Dance Champion Tony Duncan: Living in the Circle

There’s no doubt that once you’ve begun hooping you start to notice that circles are everywhere. For Tony Duncan, five-time World Champion Hoop Dancer, his roots have taught him the sacredness of the circle, the…

Native American Hoop Dancers in the Middle East

The Native Pride Dancers, a traveling Native American dance group, recently demonstrated several traditional dances including hoop dance at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. It was the first time for Native American dancers…