Scottsdale to Showcase Native Americans

Posted: Feb. 4th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
Perry Thompson Dine performing in Scottsdale
Cheryl Evans/Arizona Republic

Scottsdale will present Native American dances as well as songs preformed by Native Americans them selves.  Performances will begin this month Thursdays and Saturdays and will continue through April 6th. Be sure to attend at least one of the performances to learn some of the countries heritage.

PHOENIX — At Native Trails, visitors witness both history and creativity.

The presentations of Native American dances and songs began this month and will continue on most Thursdays and Saturdays through April 6. The performances, food and jewelry booths are from noon to 1 p.m. at the outdoor amphitheater at the Scottsdale Civic Center Park.

Renowned hoop dancer Derrick Suwaima Davis, who choreographs the dances, says visitors witness the tradition of tribal dances expressed by artists with an eye on the future.

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