snake dancesnake dance
- a ceremonial dance by American Indians involving the handling, imitation, etc. of snakes; esp., a ceremony performed every two years by the Hopi Indians, in which live rattlesnakes are handled
- an informal parade in which those taking part move along behind each other in a long, winding line
- A ceremonial dance of the Hopi in which the dancers traditionally carry live snakes in their mouths.
- A procession of people who join hands and move forward in a zigzag line.