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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Krannert Center Events: September 2019: Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company

Event Info

Intricate storytelling, a blending of traditional and contemporary song and dance, and a deep connection to traditional ecological knowledge form the heart of Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company. Krannert Center is joined by the University of Illinois Native American House for this powerful, intriguing, and informative powwow dance exhibition—a beautiful representation of the company’s commitment to public engagement, education, and to furthering the understanding of Indigenous cultures, resiliency, and revitalization. Powwow dance categories including Traditional, Jingle, and Woodlands will all highlight the artistry and athleticism of these present-day dance styles.

Recommended for ages 9 and up.

Friday, September 20th, 7:30 PM - Tryon Festival Theatre

See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.


Discover at the Libraries

...more recordings of Native American Music and Dance.
...more books about Native American Music and Dance.
...more books about Native American Social Life.
...more Ethnomusicology books about North American Music.

Beyond the Libraries

Videos of Dances by Bizhiki Culture and Dance Company

Men's Traditional Dance

Jingle Dress

Woodland Dance