Interview by Monique Linder

The celebration of culture and community continues on day seven of the Minnesota State State with Native Pride Dancers featuring Larrie Yazzi, from Iowa’s Meskwaki tribe.  Native Pride Dancers is an internationally known high-energy dance troupe featuring an innovative blend of modern and traditional Native American dance styles. The ensemble’s rich, cultural heritage is reflected in its movement and authentic regalia.  Larrie Yazzi as a solo singer, eagle dancer and men’s fancy dancer, has performed throughout the world including Japan, Australia, France, Ireland, Brazil, Guatemala, Republic of Moldova, and the Kingdom of Jordon. His captivating energy and enthusiasm inspires others.  Native Pride Dancers bring dance music and storytelling to indigenous communities and global audiences to enhance cultural exchange and artistic freedom.  

Native Pride Dancers perform three shows today and tomorrow at The International Bazaar: 

Wed., Aug. 30 – Thu., Aug. 31
3:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m.

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