A Celebration through Song and Dance
Orca Origins

von: Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane

6,99 €

Verlag: Orca Book Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 07.04.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781459812369
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 88

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? “Clearly organized and educational—an incredibly useful tool for both school and public libraries.” —School Library Journal, starred review Powwow is a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. Journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins 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.
Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series for middle readers. Illustrated with photographs, Powwow is a guide to the dance, music and culture of this Indigenous celebration.
Feel the power of the powwow dance.
Key Selling Points  Beginning with a historical look at the origins of powwow and then moving on to what they look like today, this book is a practical guide to the songs, dances, regalia, culture and food associated with different powwows across North America.  Indigenous reconciliation is a key narrative right now. This book explores how powwow culture, and an understanding of its importance in Indigenous culture, can be a part of that narrative of reconciliation.  The author is a longtime competitive powwow dancer who has traveled to powwows across North America. This book is part of the Orca Origins series that explores cultural celebrations throughout the world.

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