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  • Usually the first dance to start a social
  • "Stomp" Step dance style - slow paced
  • Head man singer followed by a second lead singer
  • Headsinger sings short syllables that requires a response from the men behind him
  • Men in the lead the single file row, women join in alternating between the men (man, woman, man, women,...)
  • Responses may be the same or they may be different

It is said that the men would sing this song as a travelling song.  On their way home from hunting, the men would sing this song when getting close to the village..

To hear sample of Standing Quiver in MP3 format, click the following:

Song 1
(348 K) 

Video below by Salamanca City Central School District in co-operation with Bill Crouse. Please like the video and subscribe to their YouTube channel for more excellent videos. Nya:weh Bill.