POTD: Fancy Dancers

POTD: Fancy DancersFancy Dancers Bozeman, Montana 2012

The fancy dance is relatively new as Indian dances go. In the early 20th century traditional  Indian religious dances were outlawed. Non-religious dances were created in order to be legally performed in public. The  fancy dance, loosely based on the war dance, derived from these early non-religious dances and became hugely popular]]>