Hoop Dancing - Ep 6: Warrior Games (Coast Salish Version)
Catalogue Number: 8105CS
Producer: Kwassen Productions Inc.
Subject: Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, First Nations Studies, Health and Medicine, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Studies, Sports
Language: Coast Salish
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 22
Closed Captions: Yes
Hoop Dancing - Ep 6: Host Steve Sxwithul'txw tries his hand (and the rest of his body) at Hoop Dancing - a sport (and an incredibly difficult one) that requires dexterity, balance, rhythm, endurance, and multitasking! Champion Gary Abbott and his son show Steve, hoop by hoop, how to build a complex dance routine that not only requires precision but has to tell a story as well. Some hoop dancers can dance with over 24 hoops at a time. The question is, can Steve?
Filmmaker Bio: Steve Sxwithul’txw is a proud member of the Penelakut Tribe located just off Vancouver Island. Steve is passionate about storytelling and highlighting Indigenous peoples in his craft.
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