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News: Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Hip Hop Hoops - Cree Hoop Dance and African-American Hip-Hop Fused Together

On Monday, our students experienced an amazing presentation by Terrence Littletent  a world champion hoop dancer from Kawacatoose Cree Nation in Saskatchewan and Chanz Perry, a Canadian interdisciplinary artist.  Terrence and Chanz fuse the Cree hoop dance passed down from Terrences uncle to “mimic the four-legged, two-legged and winged creatures of the earth”, communicating with the creator and passing down stories to us through his dance. Chanz shared his African-American heritage as we discover we share more similarities than differences between cultures through an amazing and engaging hip-hop dance presentation.