Drumbeat of the Earth

The two-minute video above was taken in 1894. There are three separate clips that show up. It is unique — rare and old footage of Native Americans drumming and dancing. It is also a testament to the lingering intricacy and total culture and traditions of a people who, by then, had faced near-genocide by white settlers.

Each individual wears clothing symbolic of their way of life and for the purpose of the dance. Each one has…



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Regina Clarke

Storyteller and dreamer. I write about the English language, being human, the magic of life, and metaphysics. Ph.D. in English Literature. www.regina-clarke.com