Akwesasne Mohawk Social Songs and Dances
By Native North American Travelling College. 25 pgs. Softcover.
This well illustrated book reviews Powwow etiquette and instruments. Then it briefly discusses a variety of social dances including the Smoke Dance, Round Dance, Stomp Dance and more! You will find lots of color photographs of powwow dancers.
Akwesane is a Mohawk community located along the St Lawrence River in Northern New York and Southern Ontario and Quebec. The traditional music of the Mohawk (one of six nations comprising the Iroquois Confederacy or Haudenosaunee) is called social songs. This book is intended to describe the meaning behind the music. The Dances are also described.
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