On one side of the Ring sat the Drummer, his Drum was made of three Gourd Shells inserted into each other, he beat the bottom of it against the ground & sung a song in slow time.The dancer threw her arms about & put her body into various postures, sometimes looking steadfastly toward the sky.

Her step was slow & not unlike a Country man's Hornpipe Step, in the manner she moved about sometimes making a Circle round the ring & every now & then repeating a song in concert with the Drummer. She continued dancing about a quarter of an hour & we thought much superior to any dances we had seen among Indians before.

Kodak Hula Girls