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New Pow Wow T-Shirts From PowWows.com

With the popularity of our Pow Wow stickers, we have created new Pow Wow T-Shirts.  We are excited to announce our first 2 designs! Pow Wow Life Make a Grand Entry Both shirts will be available for sale soon! For our readers, we are offering a special discount.  Enter the raffle below to have a chance to win one of the shirts.  AND ...
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Watch Obama Dance With Native American Children In Alaska

At the Dillingham Middle School, President Obama was treated to a youth cultural dance performance. Obama jumped up and danced with the children during the last song. The President of the United States rose with a smile and told the children "I've been practicing!" From ABC News: Following the dance, Obama made a few remarks to the audience. "I've got to make sure I bring Michelle and the girls back," Obama said to applause. "In the meantime we are going to enjoy the fish ...
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It’s About Time! Mount McKinley Name Changed Back to Denali

Via Wikipedia Alaska Natives and others were pleased to hear that the highest mountain peak in North America was now officially named Denali, no longer Mount McKinley. The United States Department of the Interior released an official statement on the matter and went into a little history behind the name. Read more below: In recognition of the long history of strong support from Alaska state, tribal and congressional leaders, ...
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Listen to Mic Jordan’s Inspirational Song – #DearNativeYouth

Ojibwe Hip Hop artist Mic Jordan is back once again with an inspirational message for the youth. You might have seen the viral hashtag #DearNativeYouth sometime this past Spring being shared across social media networks. Indigenous folks everywhere were providing their messages of hope and inspiration to their younger peers and reminding them that their life has value, meaning and importance. Mic Jordan also felt the need to reach ...
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NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED BABY CARRIER – eBay find of the week

NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED BABY CARRIER MEASURES: 26 INCHES LONG- 11 INCHES WIDE AND 11 INCHES HIGH DISTINCTIVE AND COLORFUL BEADED PANELS - ARTFULLY CRAFTED BEADWORK SHOWS SOME MINOR WEAR INSIDE THE AREA WHERE THE HEAD RESTS-SEE LAST PICTURE TYPICAL OF SiOUX OR CROW TRIBES LOCATION: OTTAWA CO KANSAS THE CARRIER IS ATTACHED TO A BOARD ON THE BACK SIDE A GREAT PIECE OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTRY FOR YOUR COLLECTION ***SHIPPING*** SHIPPING HANDLING IS $28.00 WHICH ...
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Pine Ridge Youth Documentary Competition Winners Announced!

Just had to say congratulations to one of our PowWows.com contributors, Tara Rose Weston! She recently entered the Pine Ridge Youth Documentary Competition and her short film "The Things I'm Afraid To Tell You" won First Place! The competition was open to Lakota youth living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and encouraged them to share their stories through documentary filmmaking. Not only do the winners of the competition get new ...
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Wow…Whitefish Jrs! Interview with Pow Wow Drum Group

WHITEFISH JR'S!!! We love Whitefish Jr's at Powwows.Com! Many powwow dancers describe this drum as one of the best to dance to, while powwow fans jam to their music as they travel down the Powwow Trail. Rocky Weenonis, one of the lead singers, shares his love for powwow and surprises by revealing his very favorite way to sing! Popular powwow drum Whitefish Jrs!!! [caption id="attachment_14899" align="alignnone" ...
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The Black Hills Unity Concert 2015: The Black Hills Are Not For Sale

“The Black Hills Are Not For Sale.” A statement that many have heard, seen on fliers, buttons and bumper stickers, promoting action that protects the mountain range in western South Dakota that many Plains tribes consider sacred.

This is also the theme for the Black Hills Unity Concert, a gathering held in the Black Hills that brings people from all walks of life together to address the social and political ...
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Ashlee Dondero, Big Pine and Mono Lake Paiute Beader!

Beadwork makes Powwow regalia distinct and recognizable. Dancers carefully choose the colors and designs that will distinguish them in the Circle. Vendors spend whole seasons beading in order to sell their art on the Powwow Trail. Ashleee Dondero shares her perspective on beading, drawn from her Big Pine and Mono Lake Paiute heritage! Interview by Dawn Karima, Native ...
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Help! Southern Californians, Look Out for This Lost Regalia

Pow Wow Dancer Chuck Cadotte accidentally left his pow wow regalia on top of his car and drove away before he noticed it wasn't in the car. According to East County Magazine he was on his way out of San Diego when "a box containing the regalia festooned with many eagle feathers fell off the roof of his vehicle somewhere along his pre-dawn route this morning, which stared at Balboa ...
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