Indigenous Peoples' Day & the Pow-wow Highway: A History of the New Holiday & the Pow-wow Tradition


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , California Travel: Popular Destinations , San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland, San Jose, more ... , California: Recreation , Anniversaries , Berkeley , Columbus Day , Powwows , Special Days , Cultural, Ethnic, & Social Groups , Recreation

Description:
"Every year on the Saturday closest to the traditional date of the arrival of Columbus ... [the Indigenous Peoples' Day Committee] holds a pow-wow and Indian market, to celebrate the survival and revitalization of Indigenous cultures, and to commemorate Native resistance to the forces still threatening to destroy them." The site describes the annual event held in Berkeley, California.

Creator:
Ketcheschawno, Millie; Curl, John

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.red-coral.net/Pow.html#Art


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