An excellent resource for anyone interested in an overview of Plains Indian musical performance, and the academic literature on it, as well as detailed information about the music and dance of the Plains Indians.
—Great Plains Quarterly
Well-written and interesting.
—SLA Social Science Division Bulletin
—The Midwest Book Review
Answers many questions about this most popular dance of the powwow.
Solidly rooted in thirty years of anthropological research, the eleven essays discuss shared characteristics and sustained vitality of Indian dance and musical forms.