Sharing Circle

The Hoop Of Life

One of the most visually interesting but technically difficult of aboriginal traditional dances is the Hoop Dance. To many Indian tribes, the hoop symbolizes the circle of life - the belief that all things are connected. The Sharing Circle looks at this unique traditional form of artistic expression with champion Hoop Dancers Alex Wells and Lisa Odjig.
  • program length: 24 minutes
  • episode #1218