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The Significance of Contemporary Powwows on Native American Communities

In the novel There There (2018), Cheyenne and Arapaho author Tommy Orange picked the Oakland Powwow to be a focal point for a range of Native American characters coming together. This research aims to look at aspects of contemporary Native American Powwows, including dances, music, and regalia, and their significance throughout the Native community.

Olivia Elie '22, Carly Walsh '22