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Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is an Anishinaabe dancer, educator, writer, artist and orator from Wiikwemkoong on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Her grandparents, maternal and paternal, come from Wiikwemkoong. Her parents are residential school survivors. Karen is a PhD candidate in Educational Policy Studies/Indigenous Peoples Education at the University of Alberta and is an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University in the Treaty Seven region. She is cross-appointed to the Department of General Education, Of?ce of Teaching and Learning, and the Department of Humanities–Indigenous Studies. Karen lives in Little Current, Ontario.
? “Clearly organized and educational—an incredibly useful tool for both school and public libraries…This comprehensive primer of the history and importance of the powwow in North American Indigenous culture is a necessary purchase.” - School Library Journal, starred review
“An enriching, information-rich resource that centers an Indigenous perspective.” - Kirkus Reviews
“Attractive, informative, and essential for diverse collections.” - Booklist
“Authentic, informative and celebratory. Highly Recommended.” - CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“Full of beautiful, colourful photographs...This is an enriching introduction to the wide spectrum of powwows." - Niagra Enscarpment Views