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Title Powwow / edited by Clyde Ellis, Luke Eric Lassiter, and Gary H. Dunham
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2005]
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Contents Introduction / Clyde Ellis and Luke Eric Lassiter -- "The sound of the drum will revive them and make them happy" / Clyde Ellis -- Some reflections on nearly forty years on the Northern Plains powwow circuit / Patricia C. Albers and Beatrice Medicine -- Ho-chunk "Indian powwows" of the early twentieth century / Grant Arndt -- Local contexts of powwow ritual / Loretta Fowler -- Putting things in order : the discourse of tradition / R.D. Theisz -- The songs of our elders : performance and cultural survival in Omaha and Dane-zaa traditions / Robin Ridington, Dennis Hastings, and Tommy Attachie -- Powwow patter : Indian emcee discourse on power and identity / Daniel J. Gelo -- Beauty is youth : the powwow "princess" / Kathleen Glenister Roberts -- East meets west : on stomp dance and powwow worlds in Oklahoma / Jason Baird Jackson -- The Monacan Nation powwow : symbol of indigenous survival and resistance in the Tobacco Row Mountains / Samuel R. Cook, John L. Johns, and Karenne Wood -- Two-spirit powwows and the search for social acceptance in Indian country / Brian Joseph Gilley -- Powwow overseas : the German experience / Renae Watchman -- Dancing with Indians and wolves : new agers tripping through powwows / Lisa Aldred -- Purposes of North Carolina powwows / Chris Goertzen
Summary This anthology examines the origins, meanings, and enduring power of the powwow. Held on and off reservations, in rural and urban settings, powwows are an important vehicle for Native peoples to gather regularly. Although sometimes a paradoxical combination of both tribal and intertribal identities, they are a medium by which many groups maintain important practices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Indian dance -- North America.
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies.
Powwows -- North America.
Form Electronic book
Author Dunham, Gary H.
Ellis, Clyde, 1958-
Lassiter, Luke E.
ISBN 080325251X (electronic bk.)
9780803252516 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
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(cloth ; alk. paper)
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