Pow-Wow Dancer's and Craftworker's Handbook

  • Illustrated By: Okan Hungry Wolf
  • Pages:144
  • Publisher:Book Publishing Company
  • Themes:regalia, powwows, powwow dancers, buckskin, roaches
  • Available:09/30/1998
  • Age Groups:Adult Nonfiction
Adolf Hungry Wolf explores the world of powwows tracing their history and early significance to Native American culture. Vintage photographs and first-hand accounts add an extra texture to the fascinating information on the tribal dances of the Blackfoot, Cree, Sioux, Jicarilla Apache, Crow and Flathead. The section on powwow clothing includes illustrations or photographs on how they’re constructed. Buckskin dresses, jingle dresses, bustles, hair roaches, chokers, moccasins, ribbon shirts, and breechcloths and leggings are just some of the numerous pieces that are featured. Dancers, craftworkers and historians will find this book to be a valuable resource.