Powwow: A Celebration through Song and Dance

Powwow: A Celebration through Song and Dance

Publication Date: 1 Jul 2020
Orca Book Publishers

ISBN 9781459812345

42.95 42.95 AUD


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Powwowis a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. It’s a journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins in colonization, the Indian Act and the Wild West shows of the late 1800s to the thriving powwow culture of today. As a lifelong competitive powwow dancer, Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is a guide to the protocols, regalia, songs, dances and even food you can find at powwows from coast to coast, as well as the important role they play in Indigenous culture and reconciliation.