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Hoop Dancing Workshop with Violet Duncan

March 28, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Learn to hoop dance with Violet Duncan, Native American hoop and powwow dancer

Violet Duncan is known for her storytelling and performances across the world. Violet, who splits her homes between Arizona and Alberta, Canada, facilitates workshops to promote spiritual wellness and cultural education across the US, Canada, and Europe. She is a proud member of the Plains Cree of Kehewin Cree Nation and Taino. She held the title of Miss Indian World in 2006 and was featured in Nelly Furtado’s music video Big Hoops.

After becoming the mother of four children, Violet saw a need for Native American representation in literature. Violet took it upon herself to author the children’s books When We Dance and Let’s Hoop Dance!.

In this workshop, participants can appreciate the hoop dance by learning the techniques and how to create up to 3 hoop picture combinations. The Native American Hoop Dance is believed to have originated from the Taos Pueblo of New Mexico. The Hoop Dance celebrates the beauty of Life. The animals, the insects, the earth, the wind, the rain, our families, and the mountains are all shown through the hoops. The Hoop Dance celebrates and honors life.

Reserve your spot to the hoop making workshop here. Masks and vaccination cards required.

Pay what you can | Suggested donation: $5-$15. Donations will be accepted at the door or donate in advance here.


March 28, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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Lotus Education and Arts Foundation
105 S Rogers Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
Bloomington, IN 47404 US
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