This is a YouTube clip of a traditional dance of Morocco called Guedra. Done by the Tuareg Berber tribe, it is not considered a dance but a ritual, to share peace and love between everyone. However, the history of the dance is hard to find. If anyone knows of anything I missed, please let me know.
Recommended reading
Dancing around Orientalism by Donnalee Dox. JStor article.
Guedra: the faq by Karol Harding.
Dance As Community Identity in Selected Berber Nations of Morocco: from the Ethereal and Sublime to the Erotic and Sexual by Morocco (Carolina Varga Dinicu).

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