TITLE: Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers
SPEAKER: Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers
EVENT DATE: 11/16/2005
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 69 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
The Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers perform as part of the Homegrown 2005 Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian.
Speaker Biography: Founded in 1993, the Dineh Tah Navajo Dancers promote the understanding of the rich cultural traditions of the Navajo "Dineh" people. Their performances include dances and songs such as the Corn Grinding Act, the Basket Dance, the Bow and Arrow Dance and the Social Song and Dance. The group is made up of young dancers from throughout the Four Corners region of the Southwest that comprises the Navajo nation.