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Sitka Tribe Dance Performances

Sitka Tribe Dance Performances
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13 Aug 2017
“Living Culture - Lively Dance”
17 Jul 2017
“Excellent way to learn about the Tlingit peoples”
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Tlingit Native Dancers enter with beautiful regalia, mesmerizing the audience with ancient songs handed down through generations of these first Sitka peoples. The performance begins with the resonating sound of the box drum and the aroma of burning...more
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200 Katlian St, Sitka, AK 99835-7501
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

The Naa Kahidi Dance Show is a great opportunity to get a taste of historic AND living Tlingit culture. 30 minutes went by fast with a short explanation and a couple of dances. The audience was invited to join in the last dance around the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

My adult daughters and I went to the dance and thoroughly enjoyed it. The dancing was enjoyable, the drumming was truly impressive (look for the big hanging drum!). The 30 minutes passed very quickly... no boredom with this performance. They also had a nice gift...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MaryBethRaven
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Well what a well presented performance. The tribal dancers of Sitka are from young children to mature aged performers. The entire performance has full explanations of what you are seeing or going to see, in great depth so that you have a full understanding of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

This was one of my favorite stops in Sitka. I taped the whole thing. I wished I would have danced with them. It was so fun. The dancers were very good. The children learning did a very good job. The center was decorated beautifully. Everyone...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Julie E
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Sitka's best kept secret! So much of Sitka's Native American culture is preserved in parks and museums - but this is a chance to hear and learn first hand from Sitka's Tlingit tribal members at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House. They share traditional...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

reminded me of Maori dances. The voices and drum are mesmerising and the dancers cloaks are stunning.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Tamara L
Reviewed September 4, 2016

This group had so much fun, you couldn't help but join in. They were so genuine, their children were so sweet. Loved it!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank sdhcpa
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The narrated performances were enjoyed by our whole family from the five year old on up. It was wonderful to see both young and old dancers participating. I think the youngest must have been about three. There were also two women who danced while "wearing"...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Gail G
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Both my husband and I enjoyed this presentation. The authentic costumes, story telling and dancing will give you an appreciation of these Native Americans. At the end the audience is invited to join in the dancing and many of us did. It was such fun.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank blbuszek
Reviewed July 3, 2016

This demonstration of Native American song and dance was very interesting, and done by charming people. The show is used to teach the younger members of the tribe about their culture, and the performers in some cases were very young indeed. The show was narrated...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Staci G
February 24, 2017|
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Response from sdhcpa | Reviewed this property |
May 2017 Wednesdays @ 11 Thursdays@11:30 Friday the 19th @ 11 Some Mondays at 3
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There are set times. Dance schedule is available at listed phone number or you may email and we can send you a link to schedule. If you are arriving via cruiseship your ship will also have a tour that combines the Tribal... More
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