Spreading her wings

Hoop DanceSacred Heart Middle School eighth grader Cate Perakslis spreads her wings while she and her classmates performed with Dallas Chief Eagle II during an assembly at Sacred Heart School’s Link Auditorium in Yankton Friday. Chief Eagle, who is a recognized master of the Lakota Hoop Dance, worked with Sacred Heart students throughout the week as part of an artist-in-residence program made possible through a grant from the South Dakota Arts Council. Friday’s public assembly showcased dancing skills as well as explanations of the importance of the hoop dance in Native American culture. To see more photos from this event, visit Yankton Daily Press / Kelly Hertz/P&D

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