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Author Aicinena, Steven, author
Title The Native American contest powwow : cultural tethering theory / Steven Aicinena and Sebahattin Ziyanak
Imprint Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2021]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  E98.P86 A35 2021    AVAILABLE    30520020909090
Descript vii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-213) and index
The powwow : from sacred spiritual gathering to competitive event -- Similarities and differences between the Gathering of Nations Contest Powwow and a University of New Mexico Lobo basketball game -- Contest powwow dancing as a competitive sport -- The contest powwow announcers : mediators of culture and traditions -- Is the contest powwow a spiritual ceremony? -- The contest powwow : a ceremony fostering tradition and change -- Cultural tethering theory
"This book examines the contest powwow to better understand what it means to participants and how it carries on the beauty of Native American culture. The authors assess how competitive dancing aligns with and differs from traditional sports while introducing their concept of Cultural Tethering Theory to understand its importance"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Powwows
Indian dance
Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- United States
Alt Author Ziyanak, Sebahattin, author
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