Tag: Indigenous

New childrens book shares knowledge, history of the jingle dress dance

“Why We Dance” is a story that celebrates Indigenous tradition, hope, resilience and unity through the history of jingle dress dancing. The story behind the dance is that a medicine man crafted his granddaughter a jingle dress after she became ill. After the author completed “Why We Dance,” she realized she wasn’t too old to begin learning how to jingle dress dance.

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