Native American Blankets Dancing Research Paper

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Don’t cover up Different tribes have different ways of meeting new people and renewing old friendships. Pow wows are the Native American peoples way of meeting people, dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships and making new ones. Apart from everything else dancing have always been imperative in the Indian culture. Hence it’s one of the most beautiful part about the Native American culture. Native American people have urbanized many various types of dances for different occasions and events. The dances at Powwows have a strong personal and spiritual aspect. There are many different stories and interpretations for each dance, depending on tribal and family background. The Blanket Dance is one of the oldest and traditional dances performed by the women of the east coast, north and southeast. It’s about…show more content…
The Navajos have made woven blankets for thousands of years. Navajo blankets are perhaps the most well-known type of Indian blankets due to their beauty and cultural significance. Many different reason why the blanket dance actually started. Some people say it’s due to donations. For example donating people who are in need. Families that could not afford anything or needed help. When the dancers wear the blanket around their shoulders and dance between the crowd. The audience participates by giving in some things in the blankets. Like charities or…show more content…
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