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For Native Americans in Minnesota, food is a sign of oppression

For Native Americans in Minnesota, food is a symbol of their struggle. After hundreds of years of isolation, here’s how the community is fighting to reclaim their cultural identity — and their health. Watch this documentary video from .Mic:  
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Supaman does it again…with kitchen utensils!

We've seen him create some incredible music with rattles and drums.  In his latest video, he is able to create a jamming beat in the kitchen.  AND while making frybread!     // When you're in the kitchen making frybread beats! lol #kitchenloops #supaman #randomsounds #burnt Posted by ...
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I’m Native, But I’m Not…

Buzzfeed does it again! They have so many hilarious videos out there giving a nod to the struggles most of us face like the Mascot controversy, Halloween costumes and the Thanksgiving Myth. This most recent video shows us what stereotypes Natives deal with on a daily basis. See if you can relate to any of them. Can you think of any other stereotypes they left off?
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Beaded Rosette Necklace – eBay Find of the Week

NICE HAND CRAFTED FULLY BEADED GEOMETRIC DESIGN ROSETTE NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN NECKLACE

THIS NICE HAND CRAFTED FULLY BEADED GEOMETRIC DESIGN ROSETTE NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN NECKLACE IS WELL MADE. THE NECKLACE FEATURES A NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DESIGNS BEADED ROSETTE, PLASTIC FIRE POLISHED BEADS, RINGTOP COWRIE SHELLS, AND IMITATION BONE HAIRPIPE. THIS NECKLACE WAS MADE BY PAUL TIGER; TRIBE: CHEYENNE

BEADS: SMALL ROUND AND 3 CUT BEADS. STRUNG WITH: NYLON.

DIMENSIONS: THE NECKLACE IS 32" LONG ...
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Check Out This Chicken Dance Special at Haskell

Orlando "O.B." Begay had the honor of being head man dancer at the Haskell Welcome Back Pow Wow this past weekend. He expressed his sincere gratitude of the honor on his Facebook page after the event. "Saturday night was truly a beautiful experience. Good vibes. Big crowd. It was an honor to have been head man dancer for Haskell. A school that is special to so many people all across Indian country. Thankful to represent my family and our native ...
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Craving A Pow Wow? Watch This Pow Wow Footage!

This 2005 documentary from Blackbird Productions takes us to a pow wow in northern Saskatchewan. There's loads of behind-the-scenes footage and interviews along with the dances, drumming and singing we all love. Here's a bit more about the documentary's synopsis below: Alvin Manitopyes explains the powwow's evolution from the age of the buffalo hunt and warrior societies to the more social event it is today. Thomas Christian discusses the discipline dancers must bring to the art form and the storytelling that goes ...
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Native American Style Sterling Silver Gruaduated 20 ” Disc Beaded Necklace – eBay find of the week

Native American Style Sterling Silver Gruaduated 20 " Disc Beaded Necklace

Nice graduated disc shape beads with nice stamped design on each bead. Beads go from 3/8 inch to 5/8 inch at the largest bead. Necklace has no hallmarks on it but tested for sterling silver and is 67. grams. It is in good used condition but please look at all photos to judge condition or yourself and sol as-is. Thanks for looking and happy bidding.

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – February 03, 2016

Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 45th Annual Celebration of Native Arts and Culture and 2016 Seminole Tribal Fair Pow Wow February 05 - February 07 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL - 33314 2016 Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow February 05 - February 07 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL - 33314 Red Hoop Pow Wow February 06 - February 06 210 ...
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Don’t Let Winter Win! Warm Up with These Native Goodies

Having grown up in Southwestern states most of my life, I confess I knew little about how to deal with winter weather. The only time I dealt with snow is if my friends decided to take a trip to Lake Tahoe to snowboard. But now that I live in Chicago, I've had to figure out to stay warm through blowing snow and negative degrees. Luckily we don't have to sacrifice a little style to stay warm. Check out some of ...
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2016 PowWows.com People’s Choice Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 PowWows.com People's Choice Awards! The People’s Choice Awards are a way for the visitors of PowWows.com to recognize and honor the outstanding events, dancers, and singers of 2015. Below is the list of winners as voted by the readers of PowWows.com. Best Pow Wow 1st - Gathering of Nations 2nd - Morongo 3rd - Hunting Moon Best Contest Pow Wow 1st - San Manuel 2nd - Gathering of Nations 3rd - Denver March Best MC 1st -Ruben Littlehead 2nd -Wallace Coffey 3rd – Vince Beyl Best ...
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Dance Styles

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Gourd Dancing

Gourd dancing is not a “pow wow style” of dance. Gourd Dances are held regularly by several groups especially in Oklahoma. Today the dance is being done at pow wows …

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How to Create Outfit Design Templates

Juaquin Lonelodge shows you how to create templates for your designs.  These templates are then used to create your Pow Wow regalia.  Watch the videos below for the his Pow …

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