Translation of powwow in Spanish:

powwow

Pronunciation: /ˈpaʊwaʊ/

noun/nombre

  • (ceremony) asamblea (feminine) ([ de indígenas norteamericanos ]) we need a family powwow to discuss this vamos a tener que hacer un consejo de familia para hablarlo
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    • I became obsessed and took part in sweat lodge ceremonies, pipe ceremonies, powwows and other Aboriginal spiritual events.
    • With a special pullout calendar of events, it encourages visitors to spend their tourist dollars by attending ethnic festivals or powwows, to feast on authentic cuisine and purchase artifacts from ethnic vendors.
    • That year, there was a national powwow with dances and ceremonies.

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