The young men follow their welcoming parade/chant with a series of dancing…. Which is really about how high they can jump rapidly in a straight vertical stance. Then they jump and run forward shaking their walking sticks as if in a war-like attack. Very colorful, welcoming, friendly, and intimidating at the same time. The historical context of the dancing—jumping, and running forward is probably very much to intimidate strangers—especially strangers thought to be dangerous. Probably no real contact actually happened. Certainly didn’t with us. Fun!

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