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Miles of Smiles:Hoop Dancing and the Circle of Life

Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Q) It's great to visit with you!!! What are some of the facts you'd like us to know about you? A)I am in Berlin, first off! I am just about to hit the stage here and it's nice and sunny. I've had such a wonderful time hoop dancing and playing some flute songs for the people here in Berlin. I absolutely positively love to dance and perform across the world and I feel ...
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Tutorial: How to Bead a Tobacco Bag, Lakota Style!

Benjamin Sitting Bull created a couple of tutorial videos for folks wanting to learn some Lakota beadwork. Watch as he adds beads to a small tobacco bag using a lazy stitch. Part 2 talks about finishing the edge And here he is with the finished product! Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us!
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Casting Call: Indigenous Teens Wanted!

7ate9 Entertainment is seeking one or two teens (age 13–16) to appear in a short educational spot or an interstitial. The purpose of the shorts (each piece is :90) is to encourage kids to go out into the world and carve their own path. Many of their featured kids have been involved in volunteer work, activism or paving the way for the next generation of great talent. 7ate9 is currently looking for Native teens who are actively a part of ...
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2014 Morongo Pow Wow Contest Results

Contest Results for the 2014 Morongo Pow Wow. Senior Golden Age Men Northern Traditional Charles Tail Feathers Henry Sarge Old Horn Henry Allen Francis George Larri Brewer Senior Golden Age Men Southern Straight Barry Hamilton Jerry Smith John Lorentz Earl Steen Senior Golden Age Women Northern Cloth and Buckskin Arnita Goodface Swanson Nita Track Nancy Tail Feathers Priscilla Schrock Janet George Senior Golden Age Women Southern Cloth and Buckskin Dolores Goodeagle Claudia Spicer Julia Roubideaux Eileen George Golden Age Men Northern Traditional Jim Red Eagle Jonathan Windy Boy Terry Fiddler Ivan Lonechild Wade Baker Golden Age Men Southern Straight Rick Yazzie Allenroy Paykwin Tommy Draper Michael ...
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Photos from the 2014 Morongo Pow Wow

View photos from the 2014 Morongo Thunder and Lighting Pow Wow Cabazon, California September 26-28, 2014 View more Pow Wow Photos.
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2014 Morongo Thunder and Lighting Pow Wow

PowWows.com will stream the 2014Morongo Pow Wow live! Tune in September 26-28, 2014. Live Webcast Photo Gallery Video Gallery Pow Wow Information Pow Wow Website Head Staff NORTHERN EMCEE Tom Phillips SOUTHERN EMCEE Gerald Schrock NORTHERN ARENA DIRECTOR Randy Paskemin SOUTHERN ARENA DIRECTOR Frank Adson HEAD NORTHERN DRUM JUDGE Phil St. John HEAD SOUTHERN DRUM JUDGE Michael Roberts HEAD GOURD DANCER Kelly Grant BIRD SINGING/DANCING COORDINATOR Mike Mirelez TABULATOR Melonie Mathews Howard Humetewa Azella Humetewa Drums Northern Wild Horse Big Bear Denver Singers The Boys Young Bear Eagle Feather Midnite Express War Horse Southern Southern Style YB Style Sugar Creek Creepin' South Buck Wild  
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The Daily Show Tackles Redsk*ns Controversy

One of the most anticipated and talked about shows all week finally aired Thursday night. The Daily Show took on the Washington Redsk*ns name controversy by interviewing some diehard fans of the team and Native activists. As you can imagine the results were amazing. You might be familiar with the Native Americans who appeared in the clip. Amanda Blackhorse, the lead plaintiff in the case that has put the Redskins’ trademark protections in ...
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Bison Making a Comeback? Bison Treaty Signed

Hopefully this is good news for the bison population on Turtle Island! In a story from Matthew Brown of the Associated Press, he reports that tribes from the US and Canada signed a treaty to establish an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed. Leaders of 11 tribes from Montana and Alberta signed the pact during a daylong ceremony on Montana's Blackfeet Reservation, organizers said. It marks the ...
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Calling All Oklahoma Natives! Don’t Miss ‘Red Earth Rocks the Plaza’!

Red Eagle Construction presents “Red Earth Rocks the Plaza,” a full day of live music, food trucks and contemporary art. The event is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 27 from noon -8 pm., on downtown Oklahoma City’s Santa Fe Plaza next to the historic Skirvin Hilton Hotel. Scheduled to appear are: LIVE MUSIC 12 Noon- radio restoration 1:30 pm - Plain Speak 3 pm - Southern Rust 4:30pm - Limber Limbs 6 pm - The Redmen Blues Band FEATURED ARTISTS Merlin Little ...
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White Tail Boyz @ Pala14 Golden Age Grass/Fancy – Video of the Week

White Tail Boyz @ Pala14 Golden Age Grass/Fancy

WHITE TAIL BOYZ on Friday at 2014 PALA Honoring Traditions Powwow at Pala Indian Reservation, San Diego County, California Combined Golden Age Men Grass Danc…


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Tutorial: How to Bead a Tobacco Bag, Lakota Style!

Benjamin Sitting Bull created a couple of tutorial videos for folks wanting to learn some Lakota beadwork. Watch as he adds beads to a small tobacco bag using a lazy …

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