Doodles Archive: Celebrating the Jingle Dress Dance


June 15, 2019

Dancers move in unison and a sound fills the air, like raindrops falling on a tin roof. Today's Doodle by Ojibwe quest artist Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley celebrates the Jingle Dress Dance, which originated during the 1920s amongst the Ojibwe tribe somewhere between Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ontario. The dance lives on today, notably in events such as Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Grand Celebration Pow Wow this weekend in Hinckley Minnesota.

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