Vanessa Crispin-Peralta: From powwow to PowerPoint

Under a New Mexico night sky, a young girl stands in the glow of the sacred fire amongst a crowd of hundreds. Around the fire, women in brightly colored regalia dance to the beat of drums, their “jingle dresses” creating music of their own with each step and swing. The young girl, wishing for her own jingle dress, is impacted for the rest of her life by this traditional powwow, an honoring of American Indian culture. more

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