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NDNDREAMQUEEN: Art for the Powwow Trail and Beyond!

Every powwow features beautiful beadwork! From ornate moccasins to intricate yokes and barrettes, beading is a prominent part of regalia throughout Native America.  One of the most sought after  beaders is Jessi Coombs, known as NDNDREAMQUEEN! Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor Q)  Spectacular beadwork! Please tell us your beading background? A) Thank you Dawn. I am half Ojibwe and a quarter Kootenai ...
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Songs My Brothers Taught Me – Lakota actors from Pine Ridge, Premiered at Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals

  Theatrical poster by Version Industries I’ve seen many people come to my reservation either to pursue a project or to gain insight on what life is like “on the rez”. Though many of these people were simply in search of a good story, through expose or even exploitation, what I found with the director/writer of this film, Chloe Zhao, is a lifelong friend, talented creative and invaluable resource. I ...
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Keeping Tradition Alive – Men’s Fancy Special 16+ Honoring Nakeezaka Jack

Our friends Willow and her son Nakeezaka are sponsoring a special this weekend at the Fort Hall Pow Wow to honor the 10th anniversary of the passing of Daryl and Maliah. Please come out and support this family! Here is more information from the family. Nakeezaka Jack "Keeping Tradition Alive” Men’s Fancy Feather Special (16+) August 7-9, 2015 Fort Hall, Idaho Puh’nah! (Greetings) This year marks the ten year anniversary since me and ...
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Creativity by Cree Lady Creations

Emmy Frencheater Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor Cree Lady Creations! DK: Your beadwork is stunning and very popular on the powwow trail! Please introduce yourself to us??? EF: I'm from Red Deer, Alberta My name is Emily Shortneck/Frencheater! I'm 25 years old. ...
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26 Vivid Photos from the Vallejo Pow Wow

The 2015 Vallejo Pow Wow was held last weekend, July 25-26 at the Waterfront Park in Vallejo, California. What a great setting for this pow wow! Our photographer friend Paula Schultz was there to cover the event and as always she captured some great images. These photos are making me miss the Bay Area!...
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Pow Wow Calendar Update – July 29, 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 2015 Rocky Boy Celebration July 31 - August 02 Box Elder, Box Elder, MT - 59521 Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation Contest Powwow July 31 - August 01 70 miles South, Wendover , UT Celebration of Generations Powwow July 31 - August 02 5318 Chief brown ln, Darrington, WA - 98241 Pezihutazizi Oyate Traditional Wacipi July ...
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“The Lakota 57″ Shirts and Prints raise money for Legal fees etc.

Most are already aware of the incident on January 24th 2015 where 57 Lakota Children from American Horse School were assaulted by a drunk man at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. What many may not be aware of is that the man responsible for the assault has only been charged with disorderly conduct and if convicted will avoid Hate Crime charges, Child abuse charges, Jail time, and a Jury, paying a ...
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Listen To An Audio Book On Your Next Pow Wow Road Trip

Road trips can be long and tedious.  The hours driving through the dark night can make the trip creep along! Thanks to our new sponsor, we have a great solution for you! On your next road trip, check out Audible.com and download an audio book to help pass the time! Audible.com has a great offer for PowWows.com'ers.  You can download your first audiobook free. I've been a subscriber to Audible for years!  We use it for ...
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Native American beadwork – eBay Find of the Week

Native American beadwork - eBay find of the week Item Specifics Crown, hairties, choker with drop, medallion with beaded rope, 2 sets of beaded earrings, elk hide Leggins, 2xl purse, xl beaded backdrop. Click here to buy
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Lakota Singer Nominated for Best New Artist at 2015 Indigenous Music Awards

Photo by Doug Thomas Photography   Gabrielle Knife has been singing all of her life. She says, “Singing well? Not until about my sophomore year in High School. Around this time of my life is when I began looking into the Wicaglata, or ‘women singing behind the drum’ role. I had grandmothers and aunties who sang behind the drum. I would watch them and be completely mesmerized. [caption id="attachment_14565" align="aligncenter" ...
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