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Vote Now! 15th Annual Native American Music Awards

The 15th Annual Native American Music Awards will be held Friday, November 14, 2014 and you can help decide who wins! Voting is now open and the general public is invited to vote. Help your favorite artist win! Wayne Silas Jr. is a nominee for Best Male artist and PowWows.com caught up with him at Hunting Moon Pow Wow in Milwaukee over the weekend: // ...
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Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family

Bracelet, Raymond C. Yazzie, 2012. Coral with accents of opal, sugilite, lapis lazuli, Orvil Jack turquoise, 14-karat gold, silver. Width, 1½ in. Collection of Leota and Phil Knight. Photo by Sam Franks. These jewelry pieces are truly a ...
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What does “Vision of Loveliness” Mean to Jessa Calderon?

Jessa Calderon, Fancy Shawl Dancer! Fancy Shawl Dancer Jessa Calderon celebrates her Native heritage at Powwows. This Tongva/Chumash/Mexica entertainer is also a talented singer/songwriter/rapper. She shares her love of music, traditional culture and the latest on her new CD with Powwows.com! Jessa Calderon is excited about ...
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Making Regalia – How to Construct Leather Belts – Craft Tutorial

Host Juaquin Lonelodge is back for Season 2 of Making Regalia. In the first episode he shows us how to construct leather belts, which he says an absolute regalia necessity. Making Regalia - Season 2 - Episode 1 from CATV47 on Vimeo. You can catch Making Regalia on the FNX Network or CATV47.com Check your local listings for times.
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White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers and More!

I wish these videos were longer, but they're still awesome to watch! The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico hosted a special event during 2014 Balloon Fiesta Week. Haaku Buffalo Dancers of Acoma Pueblo, the Southern Slam Dancers of Zia Pueblo and the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers were all there to share their traditional dances. Thanks for making me feel homesick for the ...
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2014 Hunting Moon Pow Wow Photos

View dozens of photos from the 2014 Hunting Moon Pow Wow. View more Pow Wow photos!
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Pow Wow Calendar Update – October 16, 2014

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 Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering October 19 - October 20 12459 Withlacoochee Blvd, Dade City, Florida - 33525 27TH ANNUAL AMERICAN INDIAN GATHERING October 11 - October 12 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania - 15061 Three Sisters Pow Wow/Gathering October 18 - October 19 Outpost Trading Post, Pear Blossom, California 2014 Hunting Moon Wow October 17 - ...
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NICE LARGE HAND CRAFTED RED HORSES & TIPI DESIGNS NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN SHAWL!! – eBay find of the week

LOW PRICE ON THIS NICE LARGE HAND CRAFTED RED HORSES & TIPI DESIGNS NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN SHAWL!

This nice red colored Native American Indian dance shawl features sewn on fabric horses and tipi designs, fancy stitching, and hand tied white colored fringe with purple ends on the edges. The shawl was made by Terry Lynn Pohlemann: Tribe; Cherokee.The shawl is made from a gaberdine material. This shawl is in great condition with no damage. This beautiful Indian shawl ...
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Native Firm Wins Prestigious Health Communications Award

Congratulations goes out to Kauffman & Associates, Inc., an American Indian-owned communications and professional services firm, who have won the 2014 National Health Information Award for its 2-year national campaign encouraging American Indians and Alaska Natives to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Other 2014 award winners include the American Association of Retired Persons, American Lung Association, Parents Magazine and the Mayo Clinic. The National Health Information Awards program honors high-quality consumer health information. The ...
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19 Portraits from the 61st Annual Chicago Pow Wow

Who says us Urban Natives can't throw down too? The 61st Annual Chicago Powwow was held this past September in the Busse Woods Forest Preserve in Elk Grove Village, IL. Photographer Clarissa Friday (Gee-Gway-Quah) was there to capture some beautiful portraits of the dancers in attendance....
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