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Contemporary Native American Powwows and the Presence of Hope

In the novel There There, Cheyenne and Arapaho author Tommy Orange centers the story around a powwow and through that depiction suggests the presence of hope. This project will research the historical significance of powwows and those involved in them while analyzing the connection between powwow traditions and hope in Orange’s novel.

Mihail Dobrin '22, Brendan Rooney '22