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33 mindful Indigenous dance quotes 

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Indigenous dance quotes around the world

This section includes indigenous dance quotes by authors cited once. The next sections are by authors, in alphabetical orders, cited more than once.

...I am living my dream to live in the same home site of my ancestors. I can literally feel my ancestors dancing when there is a ceremony going on.

 ~   Anne Marie Sayers, Costanoan Ohlone of Indian Canyon

The songs, dances, ceremonies, sacred medicines, and traditional languages serve as the vehicle and tools of the healer. Consequently, it is with certainty and caution that the Elders and spiritual teachers remind us not to write or record the ceremonies: To do so would take the life out of them.

~ Anne Solomon and Njoki Nathani Wane | Indigenous healers and healing in a modern world

...dancing and corroborees are used to pass on the stories of creation... also refer to as The Dreaming... 

 ~  Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime

A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Then it is done, no matter how brave its warriors or strong its weapons

~  Cheyenne proverb

The pulsing drum, often considered to represent the heartbeat of the world, accompanies... the dancing and songs that enriched the spiritual life of the community

Grandfather's Spirit

My people will sleep for a one hundred years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back

   ~   Louis Riel

I go to the inner places. I go to the source. I even dare to say, I go to the house of invention where all the inventors of mankind have been

Norval Morrisseau (Represented in TRANSMIGRATION, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre)

...Once you recognize within yourself a hunger for something beyond just continuing, once you taste even the possibility of touching the meaning in your life, you can never be completely content with just going through the motions

 ~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer

The dancing grounds are where we connect with our ancestors, where our heritage, language and identity are passed on. 

 ~  Phillemon Mosby (Torres Strait Island regional councillor, Australia)

I Dance With The World So Serendipitously... I Live A Blessed Life and I Give Thanks and Gratitude for This... I measure my rewards in this way for all the good work I do

 ~  Puma Ghostwalker

Through dance I am able to express my dreams, visions and stories, both historical and contemporary

 ~  Santee Smith, Artistic Director (Kaha:wi Dance Theatre)

The drums are humanity's common pulse  

 ~  Shannon Thunderbird

Dance is a prayer in movement

 ~  Ty Defoe (The Shapeshifting Artist)

Dreamweaver Mystic Magic

Dreamweaver is a signature I discovered and fell in love with many years ago. I find that her indigenous dance quotes are beautifully crafted and resonate with deep consciousness.

Life is a dance through space and time...

 ~  Dreamweaver Mystic Magic

...May your day be filled with laughter and happy feet   

~   Dreamweaver Mystic Magic

Flint Eagle

I met Flint Eagle through the documentary The Warrior Dance.  The indigenous dance quotes from Flint Eagle are testimonies of dance as a powerful survival art.

I am who I am, I nor You are humans, we are spirits and we are here o fulfill a human experience so that we can be completed and my spirit has to dance

 ~  Flint Eagle (Flint Shooting Star Bright Blue Sky Eagle) in DANCE OF THE WARRIOR

Everyday I must remember... I dance to save myself, to save my life, to free my spirit, to heal my wounds, to make me stronger so I can survive

 ~  Flint Eagle (Flint Shooting Star Bright Blue Sky Eagle) in DANCE OF THE WARRIOR

Gabrielle Roth

Gabrielle Roth sayings on dances are classified in our collection of indigenous dance quotes because her experiences leading to her 5 Rhythms Global massive work were actualized through aboriginal shamanic culture.

Movement is my medicine, my meditation, my metaphor and my method

Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

The fastest way to still the mind is to move the body

 ~  Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

...If you just set people in motion, they'll heal themselves...

 ~ Gabrielle Roth (5 Rhythms Global)

Rhythm is a map to everywhere we want to go, inner, outer, forward, back, physical, emotional, intellectual, it reconnects us to the wisdom of our bodies and unleash movement's dynamic healing power

~  Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

Mine is the art of inspiring people to turn themselves inside out, transform their suffering into art, their art into awareness and their awareness into action.

 ~  Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

Living life from your center is a dance with no steps, no past, nothing to fall back on but yourself 

 ~  Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

tribal individual: wildly independant, yet yearning for community; totally free, yet deeply disciplined; in love with form, yet identified to the formless - willing to dance the leap of consciousness required for future generations.

 ~  Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

Energy moves in waves.
Waves move in patterns.
patterns move in rhythms.
A human being is just that,
energy, waves, patterns, rhythms.
Nothing more. Nothing less.
A dance.

 ~  Gabrielle Roth (5 rhythns global)

In many shamanic societies, if you came to a medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions : When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop being comforted by the sweet territory of silence?

 ~ Gabrielle Roth

Indian proverb

This collection of Indegenous dance quotes cannot be without the great wisdom of original Indian proverbs.

All that is not given is lost 

 ~  Indian Proverb

A good drummer listens as much as he plays

 ~  Indian Proverb

Look After the Wellbeing of Mind and Body

 ~  The Ten Indian Commandments

Lakota Nation

Beautiful teachings from Lakota Nation indigenous dance quotes

Keep yourself balanced.
Your Mental self, Spiritual self, Emotional self, and Physical self, all need to be strong, pure and healthy. Work out the body to strengthen the mind. Grow rich in spirit to cure emotional ails.


Great Mystery, teach me how to trust my heart, my intuition, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I may enter my sacred space and love beyond my fear, and thus walk in balance with the passing of each glorious sun.

  ~  Lakota Prayer


Apsaalooke pow wow fancy dancer and hip hop artist Supaman is spreading love with his own unique native american style. His lyrics are in tune to mindful indigenous dance quotes. 

Dance... Let every step be a prayer for humanity

 ~  Supaman

The well being of women determines the well being of society! Pray for them, honor them, love them, and dance for them! 

 ~  Supaman

Infinité au bout de nos rêves et au-delà pour mieux danser sa vie | Infinity beyond our top potential wildest dreams to fully dance life | pase rive jwenn tete foumi rèv nou pou nou toujou danse lavi

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