sun dance
noun Usage: often capitalized S&D Date: 1849 a solo or group solstice rite of American Indians

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  • Annabelle Sun Dance — Sun Dance Sun Dance est un court métrage américain réalisé en 1894 par William K.L. Dickson, avec Anabelle Moore. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution …   Wikipédia en Français

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