Mark McCormack (email@example.com)
Thu Jun 04 08:27:20 1998
It is interesting to read some of the different things people doin the name
At 20:14 3/06/98 CDT, you wrote:
> I have just been informed that much of this list is from outside
>of the United States and probably has no clue as to what I'm talking
>about when I say American Indian dancing. Well hopefully this
>information will help those of you that are from outside the U.S. a
>little bit more. My post does American Indian dancing. We make all of
>our regalia (clothing, necklaces, chokers, etc.) by hand and dance a
>style of dance that is called Old Style. Our regalia is based on the
>dress of the Plateau Indians. Our post has several reasons for making
>our regalia and dancing.
>1. We want to have fun!
>2. We want the general public to become aware of some of the culture
>that is out and about within the region where we live.
>3. We want to provide a different outlook on American Indians and some
>of the things that they practiced and still practice.
>Our post will put on several differnt dances for whoever wants them.
>Often times they are for Cub Scout events and Webelos bridgings (the
>crossing over to Boy Scouts from Cub Scouts), but we have done them
>for churches and other organizations. It is not at all a regular thing
>to see, so many people are fascinated with what we are doing. We meet
>quite frequently, usually once a week, to work on new things and to
>dance. We make trips to find beads, bells, leather, etc. that we can
>use. We often will have workshops where anyone can come and watch us
>put together various parts of our regalia. If anyone has any questions
>of me, please e-mail me! I am looking forward to hearing some
>responses, especially from those of you that have never heard of an
>American Indian hobby post. I hope that this clears up some things for
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