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Thirza Defoe

Thirza Defoe (Giizhiigoquay), a performer from the Ojibwe and Oneida tribes of Wisconsin, is widely known for her sacred hoop dancing that she has been performing since the age of 8. Dancing has taken her around the world to Spain, Japan, Egypt, and Italy. Her passion for acting has brought her to Los Angeles. Thirza's repertoire consists of ... See full bio »


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 2014 Moments the Go
 2009 Burn the Wagons (Video short)
 2009 The Only Good Indian
 2008 Road Reps
 2006 Pow Wow Dreams (Short)
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 2010 Cache Girl Saves the World: A Novel in Visions (Video) (co-producer)
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 2012 The 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
Herself - Float Performer

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Thirza was named Wisconsin's Best Kept Secret by News from Indian Country: The Independent Native Journal. See more »

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