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VINTAGE NATIVE AMERICAN CEREMONIAL BEADWORK BEADED TRIBAL SET OF 5 – eBay find of the week

VINTAGE NATIVE AMERICAN CEREMONIAL BEADWORK BEADED TRIBAL SET OF 5

Amazing set has had dark brown leather added and the elastic band added a couple flawless as pictured but a stunning set

Absolutely amazing set is in great condition for it's age

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PSA Gives Voice to Indigenous Women

Talented Kiowa Filmmaker Jeffrey Palmer is back with a PSA entitled "I Am A Life." The PSA tackles an ongoing issue in Indigenous communities, violence against women. According to US government statistics, Native American and Alaska Native women are more than 2.5 times more likely to be assaulted than other women in the US. That number is probably far greater. I am a life from Jeffrey ...
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2015-2016 PowWows.com Princess Contest

The PowWows.com Princess is expected to be an ambassador for the site online and offline. Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2015 and the winner will be announced by June 30, 2015. The following items must be submitted to the Powwows.com Princess Youth Ambassador Committee: Powwows.com Princess Youth Ambassador Application Current Photograph (in regalia) Photocopy of Tribal ID or Status card if available Proof of Age (i.e. Photocopy of Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, etc.) A Letter of Recommendation with Letter of Recommendation Form Personal Essay Powwows.com Princess ...
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Cut The Rug Video Contest – Win An American Dakota Rug

Have you seen the amazing rugs from American Dakota? Here's your chance to win one! Show us how you "Cut a Rug".   In your outfit or in street clothes...singing with a group or by yourself...just do it with style! Chicken, Jingle, Hand Drum, Fancy Feather or Fancy Shawl - cut ...
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Keepseagle v. Vilsack Settlement

In 1999 Marilyn and George Keepseagle from Fort Yates along with others, North Dakota files a suit against the Agriculture Department.  The Obama administration settle the case for $680 million.  The suit covers Native Americans with discrimination claims against USDA for the years 1981 to 1999. The U.S. District Court recently ordered that it will accept written comments by mail from any Class member regarding the proposed modifications to the Keepseagle Settlement Agreement and the distribution of the leftover settlement funds. ...
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Pow Wow Calendar Update – May 21, 2015

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 Gissiwas Creek Pow Wow 2015 May 24 - May 25 13819 - N 5th Avenue, Marion, Michigan - 49665 E-Mamawohkamatotan Intertribal Pow Wow May 23 - May 23 33700 Prentis Ave., Mission , BC 6th Annual Native Woodland Gathering May 23 - May 24 4595 CR 153, Zanesfield, OH - 43360 Memorial Pow Wow Traditional Pow ...
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Native American Beaded Belt Buckle – eBay find of the week

Native American Beaded Belt Buckle A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items) Click here to buy
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Making Regalia – Bustle Backboards

On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, with special guest Willow Abrahamson, they show us how to construct a bustle backboard. Making Regalia - Episode 7 Season 2 from CATV47 on Vimeo. As you know, these episodes are brought to you by Cheyenne and Arapaho Television- CATV47. They don't have the big budgets like the major networks do so if you love these shows, why not throw a little change their ...
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Eagle Feathers and Graduation Day – School Says No!

  We applaud all the Native American students who will soon be walking proudly across the stage to receive their high school diplomas. However, this joyous occasion usually turns sour when the students cannot honor their heritage by wearing an eagle feather with their cap and gown. Year after year students and their families ask, will the administration allow me to wear an eagle feather in my cap? King 5 News ...
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Don’t Miss! SF Giants Native American Heritage Night

The San Francisco Giants welcome you and your family and friends to AT&T Park to take part in a celebration of the Bay Area's Native American culture by hosting a Native American Heritage Night on Wednesday June 24th! Ticket package includes a ticket to the Wednesday June 24th evening game versus the San Diego Padres and a special Giants commemorative T-shirt.

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