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St. Francis Xavier
January 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Larry Yazzie, Native Pride Dancers
Larry Yazzie, The Native Pride Dancer is truly an American treasure. From the Meskwaki Nation in Tama, Iowa, Larry is a two-time World Champion Fancy Dancer, and Eagle Dancer. His repertoire includes performances at the Olympics, The Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian Institute. As an international lecturer, dancer, and educator, Larry has earned the reputation for being one of the nation’s leading experts on Native American dance and culture. Larry will teach your students about the beauty, symbolism, and skill of Native American music, dance, and regalia. The performance will include traditional stories, musical styles, and insight into the vibrant history and culture of Native American life. As a bonus, this program will also touch on several areas of your schools core curriculum and Larry takes special pride in being inclusive for all students.