This dance was often when the women would dress up in bright clothing all decorated for the dance.
This was the point when men could get a good look at the available women since the dance usually lasted for a couple days.
See the various books Troy Johnson has written on the American Indian Culture.
Contributions and comments may be made by contacting Professor Johnson.
American Indian Studies programs were created at a number of universities throughout the United States beginning in the late 1960s.
The American Indian Studies Program at California State University, Long Beach celebrated its 43rd anniversary in 2012 and is the oldest continuous existing program.
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