POWWOW... Images Along the Red Road

A gallery of stunning color portraits of powwow dancers in full regalia. With personal comments from the dancers about the meaning of powwow in their lives, links with family, tribal and cultural traditions, and the spiritual significance of the drum, the dance, and the song.

Marra's book, POWWOW... Images Along The Red Road,published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., includes 105 color photographs and personal narratives by present-day Native American dancers. Horace Axtell's [Nez Perce] preface defines theRed Roadand Richard Hill [Tuscarora] explains the irresistible lure of the drum. Sharing their thoughts and feelings associated with powwow life, the subjects, photographed in their finest regalia, have offered personal reasons for dancing at powwows and following the Red Road.

photo of book cover

Similar portraits are also featured in a 2003 calendar, published by Avalance Publishing, entitled Powwow: Portraits of Native Americans Action-oriented photographs are presented in another 2003 calendar, Native American Dance

Read reviews here. View excerpts from the book by clicking on any of the following thumbnails:

Books are available through this Web site, as well as from bookstores throughout the country.

105 color photographs
112 pages
8.5 x 10 in.
signed copies $19.95 + $5.00 S&H (WA residents add 8.8% sales tax)

For more information, contact Ben Marra Studios at linda@benmarra.com or 1-800-624-1940.

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