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Performing Arts - Dance

Larry Yazzie

hosted by UPC Nebraska

7:30 pm – 8:50 pm
Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium
1400 R St
Lincoln NE 68508
Additional Info: NU
Spencer Swearingen,
Experience the artistry of world champion fancy dancer Larry Yazzie (Meskwaki) as he performs flamboyant movements passed down by his ancestors through Native American song and dance.

He is a charismatic performing artist: a Champion Powwow Men’s Fancy Dancer, an Eagle Dancer, a Native American Flutist, Lecturer, Master of Ceremonies, Model, Actor, and Singer. He founded Native Pride Productions, Inc., a Native American theatrical, dance, and performing arts company based in Minnesota (2003) and has performed throughout the world sharing his culture.

Larry is from the Meskwaki Settlement near Tama, Iowa and has been dancing since he was 7 years old. His mission is to educate, inspire, motivate and empower diverse communities to bridge cultural gaps through Indigenous traditions.

This event is FREE for UNL students, faculty, & staff with Event Pass. $5 for the public.

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