Nation/Clan: Seneca/Hawk Clan
Media: Painting, drawing, singer, lecturer, dancer
William Crouse Sr. is a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians of the Hawk Clan. He is a faithkeeper, singer, and speaker of the Coldspring Longhouse.
As group leader, singer, lecturer, and dancer of the Allegany River Indian Dancers, Bill has travelled all over the U.S. and Canada. He has performed in Rome, Italy and Wurtzburg, Germany as well. He has worked with the American Indian Dance Theater as a choreographer and consultant and was featured in their video “Dances of a New Generation”. His music recordings of Iroquois Social dance music, Smoke dance music and “re-mix” are a hit with young and old alike.
As a graphic artist his work is displayed at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum, the Iroquois Museum, Howes Cave N.Y., The Seneca Allegany Casino, and many private collectors. He has also illustrated many designs for Native Stitches and Seneca Language Publications.
For more information on booking a dance performance, purchasing music or artwork please contact Bill at (716) 244-0705