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    9781459812345 Hardback, Paper over boards, Printed dust jacket, , $24.95 CAD 9781459812352 Electronic book text, Fixed format, , PDF, $9.99 CAD
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Powwow
A Celebration through Song and Dance
9781459812369 Electronic book text, Reflowable, EPUB English Juvenile: Age (years) from 9 - 12, Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7, Grade (US) from 4 - 7, Reading age from 9 - 12 JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Canada / Indigenous North America Apr 07, 2020
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Active 88 pages 1 , 90 , 1 Index Orca Book Publishers
 
JLG Gold Standard Selection 2020, Commended
Feel the power of the powwow dance.

? “Clearly organized and educational—an incredibly useful tool for both school and public libraries.” —School Library Journal, starred review

Powwow is a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. Journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins to the thriving powwow culture of today. As a lifelong competitive powwow dancer, Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is a guide to the protocols, regalia, songs, dances and even food you can find at powwows from coast to coast, as well as the important role they play in Indigenous culture and reconciliation.

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 Calgary.

“Attractive, informative, and essential for diverse collections.” - Booklist

“An enriching, information-rich resource that centers an Indigenous perspective.” - Kirkus Reviews

? “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

“Authentic, informative and celebratory. Highly Recommended.” - CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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