B. Powwow | Periscope

Photo: Native Americans at Powwow held in the northwestern United States, ca. 1900. Notice the drum circle on the left.

Join the oldest celebration in the United States in Powwow.

The powwow is a tradition shared by many Native Americans. The original powwows were displays of song, dance, and drumming to honor war heroes or religious occasions. Powwows were also a time to meet and discuss important issues.

Today, the powwow is a time when Native Americans visit old friends and make new ones. And, most importantly, it is a time to share Native American culture through song, drumming, stories, dance, crafts, food and fun! 

Photo: Courtesy of Library of Congress

Photo of Native Americans at Powwow