The Putcha Dance

putcha dance

A fellow, back from exploring the Upper Amazon, was addressing the gathering at the Explorers Society. “Many wonders I have seen, but none more wondrous than the strange ritual dance the natives perform only once a year, at a certain time. It’s called the “Putcha Dance”.

They were all intrigued, and so an expedition was hastily organized so the dance could be documented. They traveled many days and nights, braving harsh conditions until they finally arrived at the jungle village. When the time came close, they set up their equipment. The tribe arrived and formed a large circle. The chief raised his hands in the air, then announced, “The time has come.” He then began to sing, “Putcha right foot in…Putcha right foot out…”

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