tony duncanExperience the rich culture of Native America through the songs, stories and dances of Tony Duncan, a Native American Apache dancer from 2 - 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 31.

Tony, 34, is one of a dozen members of his family, spanning three generations, that are the Yellow Bird Indian Dancers who participate in and share the family’s passion for hoop dancing. From Olympic stages to dirt circles, televised internationally and sometimes performing for an audience of just a handful, this urban Native American family keeps Apache traditions alive through hoop dancing. They have been spreading awareness of Native American culture and art for more than 25 years.

In PebbleCreek, you’ll be captivated by the calling wind of the Native American flute and the stories that have passed from generation to generation. You’ll learn how the dancer, using hoops, creates images and shapes that represent the beautiful creations on Mother Earth and teaches us that we must honor and respect all of life as we are all connected in this great circle of life.

A five-time World Champion Hoop dancer, Tony has won Native American Music Awards, recorded 10 albums with Canyon Records and tours internationally. He performed at the Billboard Music Award Show, Kennedy Center, Smithsonian National Museum, Santa Fe and Heard Museum Indian Fairs and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.