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1(ceremony)(de indígenas norteamericanos) asamblea femeninowe need a family powwow to discuss this — vamos a tener que hacer un consejo de familia para hablarlo
- I love the sound of Indian drums and chants at powwows and opera.
- The park had denied permission allegedly because park rules stipulate that events must end by a specified time, whereas ‘a proper powwow goes on all night.’
- Still, a powwow is more than just dancing, drumming and eating Indian tacos; it's a bonding experience for the Aboriginal community.
- West, a Southern Cheyenne chief, says the buckskin shirt he wears to powwows has a connection to the animal it came from.
- That year, there was a national powwow with dances and ceremonies.
- Tipis routinely are transported to powwows, barter fairs and rendezvous on a truck's carrying racks.
- Intertribal powwows featuring dance competitions are the ones at which visitors are most welcome.
- He said his nominator asked him to attend the powwow and participate in a Plains Cree ceremony.
- Other Native American tribes have experienced a similar rebirth, adopting, for example, the powwows and dances of the Plains Indians even though these practices were not part of their lost tradition.
- Based on the records of explorers, the Omaha Nation of Nebraska has been counting annual powwows for about 200 years.
- I became obsessed and took part in sweat lodge ceremonies, pipe ceremonies, powwows and other Aboriginal spiritual events.
- Attend powwows and Métis festivals and talk to Elders.
- In the past few decades, a rising interest in North American Plains culture has resurrected competition powwows on an extraordinary scale, bringing with it a huge demand for feathers.
- Alcohol and drugs are banned from powwow sites, and some powwows are organized to celebrate sobriety.
- How and when the powwow began is complex, embedded in ancient cultural heritage and symbolism.
- The last time I had been in Red Lake I was with my mother, sister, nieces, nephews and in-laws for a powwow.
- I ask if he would be so kind as to take me back to his tepee for a short powwow, and we walk down a sidewalk to a small patch of grass outside the rodeo arena.
- Dance will be a major part of the powwow, with several rounds of exhibition and intertribal dancing - and lots of audience participation - on both days.
- With a special pullout calendar of events, it encourages visitors to spend their tourist dollars by attending ethnic festivals or powwows, to feast on authentic cuisine and purchase artifacts from ethnic vendors.
- We'll live in a tipi camp, learn about the plains environment, practice some traditional arts, attend a powwow, and hike in the splendour of the northern Rockies.
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