Catalog



Record Details

Catalog Search

Search Results filters

Filtered by:

Back To Results
Showing Item 1 of 1

Powwow : a celebration through song and dance / Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781459812345 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 81 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers, 2020

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1 Introduction -- Chapter one: origins of Powwow culture -- 10 Colonization -- 11 The Indian Act and the Pass System -- 15 The wild west shows -- 18 Fall fairs -- 21 A growing Powwow culture -- 21 Banned no longer -- 22 Twelve months a year -- 25 My father's story -- Chapter two: What is Powwow Culture? -- 30 The Powwow grounds -- 31 The Emcee -- 32 The grand entry -- 34 Competition -- 36 The giveaway -- 37 Stories -- 38 Restoring kinship -- Chapter three: Powwow songs and dances -- 42 Drums, 43 -- The drum -- 44 Dance categories and styles -- 45 Men's traditional dance -- 47 Men's fancy dance -- 48 Men's grass dance -- 49 Women's traditional dance -- 50 Women's fancy shawl dance -- 52 Women's jingle dress dance -- 54 Intertribal and social dances -- 56 My drum story -- Chapter four: Powwows from coast to coast -- 60 Central Canada -- 62 The Canadian Prairies -- 65 The American northern plains -- 66 The Pacific Northwest -- 67 The Southwest -- 69 The East -- 70 The Midwest -- 70 Attending a Powwow -- 72 A final word from the author -- 74 Glossary -- 76 Resources -- 78 Index -- 81 Acknowledgements.
Summary, etc.:
Introduces the powwow, its history, and its role in Native American and Canadian First Nations culture, and discusses the events of a typical powwow, the music and dance forms it highlights, and powwows in different regions.
Subject: Indian dance > North America > Juvenile literature.
Powwows > Juvenile literature.
Powwow songs > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Indian dance > Juvenile literature.

Holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Centre J 394.3 Phe 38080500296338 Juvenile Available -
Victoria J 394.3 Phe 38080500296320 Juvenile Available -

Loading Recommendations...

Back To Results
Showing Item 1 of 1

Additional Resources