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Pow Wow

Informal; a meeting, especially an urgent meeting. For example, a manager may have a pow wow with an employee who is underperforming to warn him about his situation.
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Each tribe has different celebrations, said Ron Belgard, a member of the Siletz Tribe and the Cree Nation attending his first LCC powwow. He's been "powwowing" all his life - 33 years - and said he's seen dancers of all ages at powwows, from 1 to 90.
With one foot forward, these bold dancers are the forbearers of a revolution in powwow dancing, balancing tradition and innovation in an ever-changing world.
"It's rewarding to see second- and third-generation Indians enjoy the in-house powwows, the elders' luncheon and monthly bingos" and other community events, she said.
The spectacular annual Denver March Powwow makes it clear that Colorado is in the heart of Indian Country.
The interoperability means that PowWow users will be able to send and receive messages from AOL & MSN users without them having to use the PowWow client.
WYOMING, Cody: Plains Indian Museum Powwow. Dancing, traditional arts and crafts, and demonstrations by all the Northern Plains tribes.
11-14 54th Annual Sac & Fox Nation Powwow. Jim Thorpe Memorial Park, Stroud, OK.
More than two-hundred booklets were distributed to those attending the Intertribal Powwow. For more information, visit thewaytohappiness.org.
Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival & Competition Powwow
30th Annual Great Mohican Powwow Mohican Reservation Campgrounds
Brotnov, 33, a 2010 Clark University graduate, traveled to Washington and Idaho to research and photograph the Nez Perce tribe during its annual Lookingglass Days Powwow. He took about 2,500 photos, many of which are part of a book he developed called "Resistance Through Identity in Nimi'ipuu Country." Seventeen of the photos are displayed through next spring at the Cohen-Lasry House at Clark University.
(2) Powwows, the focus of the current study, are not indigenous to southwestern Ontario, yet they are now firmly established celebrations in most Native communities in this region; in many ways powwows could be considered an "invented tradition." Indeed, when examining powwow practices, meanings and teachings, it is important to recognize that although many similarities exist between powwows throughout North America, it is necessary that "they be understood in local contexts and as products of local histories" (Fowler 2005: 68).