Fancy War Dance

Fancy dancing is patterned after both the northern and the southern traditions and allows for the maximum individualization. It is also a demonstration of individual stamina. The elaborate regalia features feather bustles, one at the top of the back and the larger one at the bottom. Headdresses are topped with one or two feathers mounted in rockers which move back and forth with the motion of the head to the beat of the drum.

New Taos War Dance

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