A young Indigenous man gets his chance to emcee a pow wow. He and his friend recruit people to take a road trip but face obstacles and characters that might prevent them from arriving at the pow wow on time.
A young man and his friends are on their way to a pow wow and they meet interesting characters on the way.
A young man, who dreams of being a pow wow emcee, gets his chance when his friend tells him about an opportunity. Problem is he just lost his job and he has no money to get there. He puts a call out to see if anyone wants to share a ride and pitch in for gas. Along the way, they are faced with a series of challenges and interesting characters that might prevent him from achieving his dream.
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Role in Story: Protagonist Occupation: Aspiring Pow Wow Emcee Physical Description: A young man, dark hair long hair Personality: Always has an opinion. Strong focus on achieving his goals. Background: Son of popular Pow Wow Emcee. Dreams of being a Pow Wow Emcee. Internal Conflicts: Living in the shadow of father’s success. He is distracted by a girl who he likes. External Conflicts: Unemployed, No travel money, interesting characters creating obstacles on the way to the pow wow.
Role in Story: Tempter Occupation: Recent graduate Physical Description: Medium to light hair. light skinned. Personality: Independed. And strong willed. Background: Emily has just turned 18 and wants to show the everyone that she is grown and can make her own decisions. She recently found out that her father is not her biological father and she is having a hard time with this news. Internal Conflicts: She doesn't know who she is or where she belongs. External Conflicts: She is constantly trying to prove her indigeneity.
Role in Story: Sidekick Occupation: Recent graduate Physical Description: Dark hair, brown eyes Personality: Laid back. Loyal. quiet. Puts the needs of others ahead of his own. Background: Dakota had just graduated from high school, he has no direction with what he wants to do with his life. He decides that he is going to help his friend while discovering his own passion. Internal Conflicts: Doesn't know what he wants to do, so he decides to become a pow wow singer. But he is oblivious to the fact that he doesn't know what that means. External Conflicts: He can't sing and his friends won't tell him.