Unformatted text preview: that apply to them today. The North American Indian Days exemplify what the Native American people are today. The parade in the powwow has many floats that enter into it, and not every float is from a Native American, some are white and a lot of white people attend the Indian days just because of the fun events that go on. I think that the Indian culture of the past also ties into these days even though there are so many modern aspects to the Indian days. For example the dancing and drumming that goes on is mostly from traditional decent. However there are also dances, called the fancy dance class that is more contemporary than the traditional dances. The fancy dancers wear more flashy clothing and have more of a flashy style, hence the name fancy. The powwows of today are a big part of representing the Indian culture today but also tying in their traditions that are important to their culture....
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- Spring '11
- Music, Native Americans in the United States, North American Indian Days