Pow Wow Rules

While the rules that govern the conduct of the various participants at pow wows varies from pow wow to pow wow, here are some general rules that are common at most pow wows.

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How the women’s Fancy Shawl Dance is Judged

The fancy shawl dance is a very aerobic, fast paced dance. Thus, this is usually considered a dance for the younger ladies and girls. However, dancers of any age may dance the fancy shawl dance, from babies to elders.

Rules for Competition Dancers

Each pow wow has a set of rules for the dancers competing for prize money. These are the general rules in effect at most pow wows.

Contest rules and regulations for pow wow singers, also known as drum groups.

Different pow wows have different rules and regulations which they follow to govern their celebration. Some are old and have been in place for hundreds of years, while others may be fairly new and are in a constant state of … Continue reading

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