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  • sookout sh'nob
    grass evolution
    by sookout sh'nob
    I hit a snag in some research and figured it make a decent forum post, read on true believers:

    So, the popular theory on grass evolution is that it (and other men's styles) originated with the war dances of the Hethuska/Heluska societies. When folks talk about the grass dance, they often...
    03-13-2008, 05:25 PM
  • rbraveowl
    "Old style grass"
    by rbraveowl
    Can someone tell me the definition of the "old style" of grass dance? What are some of the moves that define "old style" and what should an "old style" dancers regalia look like? I am tryin to learn this style but there are hardly any good "old style" dancers...
    05-01-2007, 11:10 AM
  • ojibwe_ikwe01
    Old Style
    by ojibwe_ikwe01
    Ok when I was Growing up I was always a Jingle dress dancer and there was NO such thing as old style and now is like these woman that are not from my tribe that dances with there 3 row jingle dress and say they are OLD STYLE CHAMPS and what not, some of my Elders Like the way they Dance but they seems...
    11-02-2005, 12:29 PM
  • Kakeeya
    Women's Traditional Southern Round dance
    by Kakeeya
    I've been to a few powwows lately and have noticed that when the Women Southern traditional do their round dances, they have two very different styles of dancing. I have always seen the ladies dancing the slow graceful "walk" style and they bow their heads down. Lately I have been seeing...
    08-28-2003, 07:29 PM
  • SthrnStrghtDncr
    Ponca Style?
    by SthrnStrghtDncr
    Okay, I am new to this forum, but I am an experienced Northern Traditional Dancer who is switching to Straight Dance due to back and knee injuries that prevent me from sneaking up on myself much less an imaginary enemy.

    I have a lot of questions but I will start with just a couple....
    04-21-2006, 09:52 PM



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