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Powwow Dance and Singing Exhibition by Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company

Event Type
Native American House & Spurlock Museum
Spurlock Museum - 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL
Apr 12, 2019   5:30 - 7:00 pm  
Nichole Boyd
Originating Calendar
Native American House

The Spurlock Museum and Native American House invite you to a powwow dance exhibition by Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company (BCDC). BCDC was founded on the pillars of public engagement and education, with the goal of furthering peoples understanding of Indigenous cultures through interactive workshops, presentations, and exhibitions. The dedicated professionals of BCDC engage audiences of all ages through intricate stories, traditional and contemporary dance and song, and demonstration of traditional ecological knowledge, guiding participates to a better understanding of cultural resiliency and revitalization. In this interactive and educational event guest will learn about several styles of powwow dancing including Mens Traditional, Woodlands, and Jingle.

The event is free and all ages are welcome. This event is co-sponsored by The Native American House and Spurlock Museum. It is supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Student Cultural Programming Fee

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