South African Gumboot from the Taratibu Youth Association Steppers

The Taratibu Youth Association Steppers, a dance company from the D.C. area, show off powerful footwork that sound out traditional African rhythms.

They danced this traditional South African Gumboot at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Videography by Jamal Toye, John Wetmore, Kelsey Michael, Abby Sternberg, and Shaun Weber.
Editing by Marianne Hill.