W14 Music 160 Week 5 Lesson 5

The modern powwow a specific type of event where both

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Unformatted text preview: identity, and invented pan-tribal traditions, most famously the powwow. The Modern Powwow • A specific type of event where both Native American/First Nations and non– Native American/First Nations people meet to dance, sing, socialize, and honor Native American/First Nations culture. The Modern Powwow • Usually involves a dancing competition • Colorful regalia • Can last up to a week • Drumming is very important. • The use of a “host” drum Example of a host drum • Note the centrality of the drum ...
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