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Synonyms for powwow

a meeting for the exchange of views

to meet and exchange views to reach a decision

Synonyms for powwow

(informal) a quick private conference

a council of or with Native Americans

Related Words

hold a powwow, talk, conference or meeting

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1 UCO Spring Powwow, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK.
This year, Rebecca Carter, a volunteer from The Way to Happiness Association of Tennessee (TWTH-TN) was welcomed to the powwow to distribute booklets written by humanitarian L.
Coeur d'Alene Tribal Encampment and Julyamsh Powwow
Scales therefore uses the phrase "recording culture" in reference to both the processes of powwow recording, which transform cultural practices into cultural products, and the aesthetic concepts and musical lives of Native recording artists (3).
6-7: Nipmuc Indian Council of Chaubunagungamaug 34th annual Powwow, Lake Siog Park, Dug Hill Road, Holland; adults $3; elders and children ages 6-12, $1, children under 6 free.
The money also had a hand in encouraging greater participation in traditional singing and dancing among younger Indians, though this is not to suggest that anyone has ever gotten rich on the powwow circuit.
A partir du cas de l'enregistrement de la musique powwow, Scales decrypte avec lucidite une serie de dynamiques sociales animant l'ensemble du << monde powwow >> (aux niveaux macro et micro), tout en mettant le doigt sur un point cle de la recherche ethnomusicologique depuis les debuts de cette discipline : la rencontre motivee entre des << autochtones musiciens et des enregistreurs non autochtones >> (2).
Competing is not a part of traditional powwows, and some powwow musicians and dancers will only participate in traditional powwows, as they are viewed as more traditional and not commercial.
The powwow came out as a way to enhance the quality of life for families, youth, children and the community as a whole," said Russell, who took the lead for the working group planning the event.
Although many tribes use different names for the event, a powwow is a gathering of family and community, Hartsell said.
Local groups participated in ceremonies where people of many villages came together, which sounds a lot like a powwow.
When you see the brilliant regalia and ferocious feet of today's powwow dancers, you might wonder where these dances came from.
When Nestle Waters acquired Powwow late in 2003, Tony Barr, IT Director of the combined company, was faced with the enormous challenge of integrating two very large and very different watercooler companies within a matter of months.
Powwow has now come to mean an organized gathering of tribal people where friendships are renewed and traditional activities such as drumming, singing, dancing, and feasting are celebrated.