Is it appropriate for young people to 'whoop it up' at
an Indian pow wow?
What's the Proper Protocol for Attending a Pow Wow?
At most pow wows — and even some ceremonial dances in the Southwest — members of other tribes and whites are welcome. But there are some rules. There is a sense of etiquette that should prevail.
The overall rule is that you're a guest and you should extend common courtesies. Other rules include:
In general, if you're unsure whether or not your action is respectful to the tradition, ask.
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