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Native American dancers entertain and educate


June 8, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

Ronnie Preston, left, a storyteller of the San Carlos Apache tribe, performing "the shield dance," with Shane Mitchell of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Ojibwe, and co-founder of Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company, during First Friday at the Ironwood Downtown City Square.


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IRONWOOD - A warm, sunny evening and the promise of an entertaining and educational experience drew a few hundred people to the Ironwood Downtown City Square for First Friday.

The roar of applause showed the crowd was indeed pleased with the dance and story presentation of Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company. 

Heather Nyman, of Bessemer, said she enjoyed watching the event with her children, Bryce and Keira Martin. 

"The dress was pretty amazing to see and I liked hearing the stories," she said.

Bryce Martin, 14, said the show was inte...

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