What Is The Sun Dance Way Of Self Sacrifice

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“The Sun Dance Way of Self-Sacrifice The dance was performed for the people, it was a tribal expression. The power of the Sundance Way of Self-sacrifice required that everything be handled in a sacred way in order to attract the energy of the Great Spirit. According to Fisher, (56) the chosen participants could dance as many as 4 day. Each tribe had their own structure of a Sundance. The structure of the group’s (the Lakota) ritual dance/ceremony was the participants would dance without food or water, not just looking but staring at the Sun and praying for blessing for their people and protection and return of the land and the Buffalos. The dancers made a commitment to do the dance a certain number of times proper (fulfilling all expectations);
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