pow-wow

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pow-wow

powwow [ˈpaʊwaʊ] n
(= meeting of Native Americans) → pow-wow m
(humorous) (= discussion) → conciliabule m
a family powwow → un conseil de famille, une assemblée plénière de la famille
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Many pow wows have royalty titles for princesses often drawn from the name of the sponsoring organization; Miss Yakama m Nation, Miss Kalispel, Miss Treaty of 1855 instead of "Princess.
Written with a down-to-earth, sometimes biting sense of humor, Northrup's subjects include traditional ricing and fishing, pow wows and casinos, family relationships, politics, pets, boarding schools, and travel.
Pow Wows were originally meant to be a meeting time for people to get together with friends, as well as an opportunity to meet new friends.
The Indian Village highlights the culture of the Treaty 7 Nations and includes 27 tipis for viewing, tipi raising contests, Native dancing and pow wows, arts and crafts booth, cultural exhibits, cooking and meat cutting demonstrations and a bannock booth.
Pow Wows are among North America's oldest public festivals; the term was used by the East Coast tribes to describe medicine men and spiritual healers but early Europeans thought that it referred to a whole ceremony and the word passed into general usage.
But you've got to look on the plus side, Tony will still be able to enjoy the limos and the pow wows with Dubya, while supplementing his meagre pension - around pounds 300,000 - with the job's pounds 100k worth of untaxed perks.
In addition to his school commitments, Albert performs at many community events throughout Calgary and surrounding areas, including schools, social events, sporting events and community gatherings such as pow wows, and he is a young ambassador for Aboriginal cultural pride.
Pow Wows are a lot more than just a bunch of people gathering together to dance in elaborate costumes, plumage, and beadwork.
Round dances were part of tribal culture, primarily being a mainstay of Pow wows.
These hobbyists (forerunners of today's New Age seekers of Indian spirituality) sought authenticity through Indian pow wows and other ceremonies.
During the banquet, ACI recognized dealers who had been in the business the longest (35 years), newcomers and those who have attended all four POW WOWs.