Film, Video Nakotah LaRance: Native American Hoop Dancing

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Title
Nakotah LaRance: Native American Hoop Dancing
Summary
Joining Nakota and Steve LaRance in this performance of Native American hoop dancing are Steve LaRance's granddaughter Shade Phea Young and nephew Quotsvenma Denipah-Cook.
Event Date
May 18, 2016
Notes
-  Nakotah LaRance began dancing as a fancy dancer, at the age of four. During his travels to pow wows, he met a world champion hoop dancer from his tribe, Derrick Davis. Mr. Davis helped Nakotah by making his first set of hoops and teaching him the basics of hoop dancing. Nakotah's father Steve LaRance took him to the annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest in Phoenix, Arizona. He earned several awards in hoop dancing as a youth and won the adult division championship title for both 2015 and 2016. He is also an actor and toured with Cirque Du Soleil in 2009. He has been the master instructor for the Pueblo of Pojoaque Youth Hoop Dancers for the past three years.
Related Resources
American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Running Time
50 minutes, 58 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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