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post title background Painted Sky – Northstar Dance Company

We come from Reserves, we come from Reservations, we are Urban, we are Intertribal, we are Native Americans. We are in COMMUNITY! We are in SCHOOLS! Building bridges and making friends, not hidden. We are still here. Native American history is an oral history. It is alive! “The Dance” is alive!! Our stories are our songs, our songs are our music and our music is the “The Dance”. Since 2005, each year Northstar has worked with national performing artists and touched thousands from all cultures and lands, the international and general community and the diversity of students in schools sharing who we are through the Native American cultural performing arts and film. It is a good thing to do and a good way to be … keeping the music and dance alive! Breaking down stereotypes, urban legend and folklore to the coming generations. Continue reading »