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Noorvik overturns century-old ban on traditional dancing

There are 3 comments on the Anchorage Daily News story from Nov 21, 2009, titled Noorvik overturns century-old ban on traditional dancing. In it, Anchorage Daily News reports that:

Noorvik overturns ban on Native dance Published: November 20th, 2009 11:51 AM Last Modified: November 20th, 2009 01:51 PM Link: Arctic Sounder Inupiaq elders and the Christian church congregation in Noorvik, near Kotzebue, have voted to overturn a century-old ban on traditional dancing in the village.

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blue_zinc

Londonderry, NH

#1 Nov 21, 2009
AHHHH! Here I am dancing in Kotzebue instead of Noorvik. The new generation of Alaska is changing. Congratulations Noorvik.
ak darkness 33

United States

#2 Jan 21, 2010
When, I was in school we attempted to start practices during free periods juss for fun, elders said it was banned and we couldnt... This is in 2003
blue_zinc

Lewiston, ME

#3 Jan 22, 2010
ak darkness 33 wrote:
When, I was in school we attempted to start practices during free periods juss for fun, elders said it was banned and we couldnt... This is in 2003
What did the school and the elders wanted you to dance, the minuet? aren't you glad the Arctic Sounder Inupiaq elders and the Christians voted to overturn that ban on traditional dancing?

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