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Sounding Board: Alaska Native Dancing

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 2 at 10am), we’re talking about Alaska Native dancing.

It’s going strong and healthy in some communities, banned and not welcome in others – our communities have different views.

  • What do you think about Native dancing?
  • Do you dance? And if so, what does it do for you?
  • In what ways does it contribute to your life, to your identity, to your community?
  • There are those who believe as the early missionaries did: that Native dancing should not take place. Why is this?