During the Grand Entry, invocation, honor songs and flag songs everyone who is able should stand. First the Eagle Staff is carried into the dance circle by the Head Veteran Dancer. Other veterans will carry flags such as the United States flag.
Women traditional dancers usually dance in the outer edge of the dance circle bending their knees and staying in one spot.
The men's fancy war dance originated in Oklahoma. These dancers are noted for their fast foot work, athletic ability and originality.