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Miami Pub Crawl Encourages Drinkers to Dress Up Like Native Americans for Thanksgiving

jjwainwright/Flickr Creative Commons Miami pub crawl organizing group Keep Crawling is runing a Thanksgiving Costume Pub Crawl. Dressing in costume isn't required, but participants are encouraged to come as either a Pilgrim or Native American. While most of the jokes one could make about dressing as a Pilgrim might include cracks about looking dowdy, dressing as a Native American is tremendously more problematic. It's also offensive. To say Thanksgiving is a touchy ...
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Takolo Lakna’ – How Do You Say Orange in Your Language?

How do you say the different colors in your language? In the Chickasaw language they say "takolo lakna'" for the word "orange". Watch the videos below for more colors and the correct pronunciation! Check out Chickasaw.TV for more language lessons!
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Our Beautiful Future! Kiowa Cree Cuties Carry on the Powwow Traditions!

"Let us put our minds together and see what  life we can make for our children, " stated the indomitable Sitting Bull.  For two marvelous Native children, their lives consist of celebrating their culture and doing the dances of their people on the Powwow Trail. River David Johnson and Skye Ann Johnson are following in the footsteps of their father, popular Kiowa-Cree drummer and well-known dancer, Mark Johnson. This adorable brother and sister are talented dancers, singers and drummers themselves. [caption ...
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MHA Times Interviewes Pow Wow Emcee Pete Coffey

MHA Times recently interviewed Pete Coffey, an enrolled member and elder of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation. Mr. Coffey was the Master of Ceremonies at the White Shield Pow Wow in North Dakota this year. It's an especially bittersweet interview since the pow wow will be moving to a new arena next year. Listen as he reminisces about past pow wows and what the future may bring for next year's. And just so you can ...
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Young Spirit at Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow

The Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow was recently held July 11-13th weekend in Alberta, Canada. YouTube user Gary Moos was there to capture a powerful performance by drum group Young Spirit. Take a look below: Great job everyone! Nice to see the kids right in the mix too.
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14 Pair Earrings Native American Powwow Beadwork – eBay Find of the Week

A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). HANK YOU MADE BY A MEMBER OF CROW AGENCY MONTANA. Click Here to Buy
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Pow Wow Calendar Update – July 23, 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 WildFire Phillips InterTribal Pow Wow July 26 - July 27 13 Sharon Drive, Fair Haven, Vermont - 05743 36th Annual Grand Mid-Summer Pow Wow July 25-27, 2013 Queens County Farm Museum, Floral Park, NY July 25 - July 27 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, Queens, Floral Park, New York - 11004-112 Wolf Creek ...
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Northern Cree Hand Drummers @ Paul Band- Contest – Pow Wow Video of the Week

Northern Cree hand drummers @ Paul band- Contest Northern Cree Hand drummers on Augs 22, 2009 filmed by Leah Wolf Child. Northern Cree Hand Drum Mayetta 2010 Northern Cree in the hand drum contest Mayetta, KS 2010. Northern Cree Hand Drum 2011 Prairie Band Potawatomi Powwow Hand drum contest 2011. Northern Cree Hand Drum taken at Black Eagle Powwow 2008. Hand Drum contest. Northern Cree Hand Drum Contest ...
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Coeur d’Alene Casino Cancels Ted Nugent Show

I mean one look at the photo and you're screaming, "Who thought that was a good idea?" Ted Nugent was scheduled to perform at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in Idaho on August 4th, but after the casino received complaints about things Ted Nugent has spoken on in the past, they decided to cancel the show. The Spokeman-Review reported that complaints about the booking grew Monday after the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hatewatch blog called attention to the appearance, labeling it a ...
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Escaping Alaska – TLC to Premier Show on Alaska Natives

Cable network TLC continues its reality show lineup with a new show premiering this Sunday about Alaska Natives. From TLC website: "Escaping Alaska" follows a group of young Eskimos as they leave their villages for the first time and secretly escape to San Diego, defying the expectations of their families in order to experience life beyond the harsh realities of Alaska. They are a generation torn between their deep-rooted cultural traditions and the modern pop culture of the lower 48 states. This ...
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