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Traditional Dance Offers Hope to Indigenous Communities

Women use cultural traditions to combat the Coronavirus

A photo of an elderly Ojibwe showing an embroidery to a young child.
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OnOn March 25, Nicole Sch stepped out into the cool forest air of Anahim Lake, a predominantly Ulkatcho First Nation community in British Columbia, and began to dance. As she zigzagged across a meadow near her home, small “jingles” on her handmade brown and gold dress rustled in…




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Cecilia Nowell

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