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108 Grass Dancers

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108 Grass Dancers

Price: $1.00


108 GRASS DANCERS, Sioux Photograph by David F. Barry, c. 1888 Fort Yates, Dakota Territory A social, religious and healing dance which gained popularity at a time when the Ghost Dance was prohibited. The buffalo were vanishing from the plains and the buffalo grass was being plowed under and replanted with wheat. Participants envisioned the return of the buffalo and the old ways of the Sioux.