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Forum: Gourd Dance 10-28-2011, 02:07 PM
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Posted By WhoMe
park, I agree. Apples and oranges. ...

park,


I agree. Apples and oranges.

The Kiowa 10 bravest sashes went over the shoulder and extended across to the opposite waist. These sashes had nothing to do with the gourd dance.
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-24-2006, 04:30 PM
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Posted By WhoMe
Perhaps that's why we get along so well? :wink:

Perhaps that's why we get along so well? :wink:
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-24-2006, 03:41 PM
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Posted By WhoMe
Talking Bum, The one worn around the waist.... ...

Bum,


The one worn around the waist....


Or the one worn over the head with two eye holes in it?


*L
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-24-2006, 09:46 AM
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Posted By WhoMe
Str8, Most southern plains males wore a...

Str8,

Most southern plains males wore a blanket around their waist for everyday attire in the mid to late 1800's. I have no idea when the more formal white sheet came into use.

I attended a...
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-23-2006, 03:05 PM
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Posted By WhoMe
tcu, I have no idea when the sash came into...

tcu,

I have no idea when the sash came into prominence among gourd dancers and replaced the sheet around the waist. But, I am wanting to hear some possible answers from powwows.com readers.

I...
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-23-2006, 12:59 PM
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Posted By WhoMe
Park this is exactly my theory. As the army...

Park this is exactly my theory.

As the army came into the southern plains, there were the infantry (who marched), the calvary (who rode horses) and the dragoons (who rode but fought dismounted). ...
Forum: Gourd Dance 08-22-2006, 03:10 PM
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Posted By WhoMe
Question Gourd dance sash

Anybody have any information why gourd dancers wear a sash with fringe tied to their waist?

Also,

Does anybody know the reason why some dancers wear a white fitted sheet around their waist?
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