Department of Tourism
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Pierre, SD 57501
P: 605-773-3301
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NURTURING THE TREE/HOOP OF LIFE
DALLAS CHIEF EAGLE
Dalls Chief Eagle

Nurturing and Healing the Hoop of Life is a Lakota-style hoop dance performed with 26 hoops by
Dallas Chief Eagle, M.A., C.G.P.S., Rosebud Sioux Tribal member, World Hoop
Dance Champion, Storyteller, touring artist and director of Healing the Sacred Hoop Retreat Center
on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

"How we take care of our own personal hoop will determine how we dance with all the other hoops in
life." Walk in Chief Eagle's moccasins and see how his life works strengthened his relationships to be
a better son, brother, father, uncle, husband, protector, provider, nurturer, grandfather and great
grandfather. His hoopdance performance symbolizes uniting honest relationships based on patience,
compassion, trust, healing and accountability.

Chief Eagle will bring with him 200 extra hoops for the young and old to participate in the people's
hoopdance. Additionally, children's hoop dance stage games are available for everyone to enjoy.

Technical requirements: Minimum 32' x 16' Stage/Dance Area and PA System/CD Player
Fee structure: $800.00 single hoopdancer performance
$1200.00 double hoopdancers
$1400.00 triple hoopdancers
$1500.00 four hoopdancers
$200.00 to $500.00 Singer/Live drum group
SDAC support up to 50%.

Contact: Dallas Chief Eagle
28963 200th Ave., Martin, SD 57551
(605) 685-1135 or (605) 407-0677
e-mail: dchiefe@gwtc.net

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