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Hoop Dancer-Dallas Arcand

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Carstairs Elementary School

Carstairs, AB



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Hoop Dancer-Dallas Arcand will share his dancing with our community in this 30 minute presentation that is open to the whole community.

Dallas Arcand is a multi-talented artist who won the world spotlight with his astonishing Hoop Dancing at the 2010 Olympic Games opening ceremonies. He is a three-time World Champion Hoop Dancer from the Alexander (Kipohtakaw) Plains Cree Nation near Edmonton, Alberta. He is best known as a champion Hoop Dancer as well as a motivational speaker, storyteller, and musician.

Dallas, whose Aboriginal name is ‘Dancing Buffalo Man’ (Nimihto Paskwa Mostôs Napew), for many years had no idea that dancing would become a major influence in his life.

Dallas has been a World Class Hoop and Indigenous Dancer for over two decades. His dancing ranges from traditional to contemporary indigenous styles including; Fancy, Grass, Jigging, Break, and Hoop Dancing.



Carstairs Public Library

Carstairs Public Library provides a warm and welcoming environment for people of all ages. Through a variety of resources and fun, innovative adn creative programs, people are inspired to achieve succes in their personal learning.


Megan Ginther