¡Palabra!: Pow Wow

A pow wow is a social gathering held by many different Native American communities. The word is derived from the Narragansett word powwaw, meaning “spiritual leader“. A modern pow wow is a specific type of event for Native American people to meet and dance, sing, socialize, and honor their cultures.

Un pow wow es una reunion realizada por diversas comunidades nativoamericanas. La palabra deriva del termino Narragansett “powwaw”. El cual significa “líder spiritual”. El pow wow modern is un tipo específico de evento para que las personas nativoamericanas se reunan y canten, bailen, socialicen y rindadn honor a sus culturas.

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