The Eagle Spirit
North American Indian Culture
Through Stories, Songs and Dances
The Hale family, under the
direction of Benjamin Hale, presents authentic North American Indian
culture through song, dance and story from the regions of the
Northwest, Southwest, and Great Plains tribes of North America.
Dance is an integral
part of Native American life, and a means of expression and perception
of self for the Hale family. Ben Hale remarks, Our program
reflects how our culture and traditions are passed on from generation
to generation. All dancers have been dancing from the time they could
walk. We are very proud of our heritage, and the way our parents have
The Hale family is a testament to the people before Columbus. The
people who were not so much "discovered" as intruded upon.
Through song, dance and story the Hale family celebrates survival of
over 500 years of injustice and attempted
genocide of the original people and cultures of the North American
We have shared our wisdom, understanding & knowledge with many
different kinds of gatherings; Boy Scouts,
important heads of states and countries, schools and museums.
Having and showing respect for all life upon this planet, and all of
the universe, allows all living things to inhabit and survive in a
harmonious balance, of which only our Creator has complete
understanding. Our presentation is one that will remain with you, in a
spiritual way, throughout your life.