We're Going to a Powwow!

November 2011
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Nov2011, Vol. 81, Special section p2
The article offers information on a festival called powwow, which is a celebration of Native American life. During the powwow, songs in Native American languages are sang by people to the beat of a drum. Special clothes are worn by dancers and the number of pieces worn increases with age. Arts and crafts such as beadwork and pottery are sold at some powwows. Fry bread is also another highlight at powwows.


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