Iroquois Smoke Dance
Teen group category 14-17 Smoke Dancers @ The 170th Tuscarora Nation Annual Picnic on Saturday July 11th 2015 in Tuscarora Nation Reservation, New York, USA.
Lead singer & drummer Jordan Smith is from the Bear Clan
A Haudenosaunee dance, Smoke Dance is uncommon outside of the eastern region. As with many native dances, it has multiple tales of origin. The home-grown theory: At Haudenosaunee longhouses, the open fire pits would create thick smoke. Young men would dance to create enough air move