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White Thunder Spirit Dance was founded in 1987 by Champion Hoop dancer Gary Abbott. The goal of the group is to promote First Nations culture within their own culture and with all cultures. 


The dance troupe, based in Chilliwack BC, is made up of Indiginous dancers from all over our province. The group performs the Traditional Men's dance, the Fancy Dress dance, the Jingle Dress Dance and the Hoop dance. 


They have traveled and performed throughout North America sharing their songs and experiences. Many of their performers are local to the surrounding First Nations and they share the songs and dances of the First Nations people. To cross cultural bridges by educating the public by sharing their traditions and stories. 


The group is available for Festivals, Cultural Events and Private Events.

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