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    by Paul G
    Posted by siouxgirl200

    This was my first time as Head Dancer at any Pow-wow and I have been traveling the Pow-wow circuit for about nine years. I have my favorites that I attend every year and know that being a Head Dancer is a tremendous responsibility. I was asked to be the...
    11-28-2006, 04:38 PM
  • Niwiwan2005
    Throwing Money at a Dancer's Feet..
    by Niwiwan2005
    As with many other pow-wow customs, there is quite a difference from region to region or from tribe to tribe. Up in the Midwest, many times people will throw money at a dancer's feet when they are dancing
    This is often done to show approval of a good dancer or to encourage a young dancer. When...
    04-28-2005, 09:40 AM
  • WhoMe
    What is expected of Head Dancers
    by WhoMe
    I have been to powwows where there are head dancers who aren't friendly, look mean or bored, publically gripe, show up late, don't get out to dance every dance and didn't show up at all for an entire session.

    What are some expectations of good head man and head woman dancers?
    02-21-2006, 04:25 PM
  • osagesooner
    best competition for straight dancers.....
    by osagesooner
    Just curious, what powwow(s) has the best competition for straight dancers? Would it be a small one in oklahoma or a high stakes casino powwow?
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  • Barney_G
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