Heartbeat of the People: Music and Dance of the Northern Pow-wow

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University of Illinois Press, Mar 1, 2004 - Music - 200 pages
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The intertribal pow-wow is the most widespread venue for traditional Indian music and dance in North America. Now in paperback, Tara An insider's journey into the dances and music, the traditions and regalia, and the functions and significance of the Pow-wow

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Browner aims to document the contemporary intertribal pow-wow for future generations of Native peoples and to "offer non-Indian readers an entry point into a richly textured realm of music and dance ... Read full review

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Browner is an associate professor of ethnomusicology and American Indian studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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