15 Gorgeous Photos & Video from Apache Gold Casino Inter Tribal PowWow

Apache Gold Casino Resort recently hosted the 2015 Inter Tribal Powwow in San Carlos, AZ. They were kind enough to share some great video and photos with us. Check out the footage from Grand Entry and some gorgeous photos below!...

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Two First Nations Women Compete for Miss Universe Canada Title

The Miss Universe Canada pageant is an annual competition to see who will be the Canadian representative sent to compete at the Miss Universe pageant. This year there are two First Nations women in the running! Cree Big Plume Cree Big Plume is a 24-year-old Tsuu T’ina First Nations woman from the Tsuu T’ina Nation, Alberta. She is a part time database technician ...

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – March 25, 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 20th Annual Madison School District Social Powwow March 28 - March 28 1431 E. Campbell Road, Phoenix, AZ The 50th Annual Powwow Florida Indian Hobbyist Association March 27 - March 29 1400 Midway Rd, Fort Pierce, FL Mole Lake 28th Annual Youth Trails Pow Wow March 28 - March 29 9750 U.S. 8, Crandon, WI - ...

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The Native Drum – Making a Handle for a Small Drum

Have you guys been keeping up with the awesome tutorials on Cheyenne and Arapaho Television (CATV47)? Last year we told you about a new show called The Native Drum with host Shawn Littlebear (Southern Cheyenne). Littlebear is a traditional drum maker who shares with us his various drum making tips and techniques. In Episode 4 of The Native Drum, Littlebear makes a handle for a small hand drum. Don't forget to visit http://www.catv47.com/the-native-drum.html on any ...

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Making Sure Anishinaabe Remains a Living Language

Photo by Troye Fox Just like any area in the United States, the languages of its original inhabitants is deeply embedded in places names such as cities, rivers and mountains. Take Anishinaabemowin for example: Lake Michigan (great sea), Chicago (land of the chigag, or skunk) and Wauwatosa (firefly). Professors at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee are now teaching the Native American language for full-credit and hope ...

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Must See Movie Now Playing: Legends from the Sky

The new Native American Sci-Fi flick called Legends from the Sky has already had its world premiere. Did any of our readers check it out? If so, let us know what you think! I heard a lot of Navajo was spoken in the film! Here's the trailer for the movie in case you missed it the first time around. Looks cool right? I can only hope ...

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Navajo Native American Beaded Green Neon Diamond Powwow Ear Post Earrings – eBay find of the week

Navajo Native American Beaded Green Neon Diamond Powwow Ear Post Earrings

A brand-new, unused, and unworn item (including handmade items). Navajo made beaded earrings, height is 2 1/4", silver plated ear post. Beaded on white felt

Click here to buy

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UC San Diego Students Need Your Help! 5th Annual UCSD Powwow

With the 5th Annual UC San Diego Powwow only one month away, the Native American Student Alliance should be getting excited about the event. However, there might be some last minute scrambling to get the necessary funds for the powwow. Due to unfortunate circumstances their powwow funding letters were misplaced by another student body member and they have not been able to get much needed funding for the event. Maybe the PowWow community can rally and help them out! They ...

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How Do You Say in Spring in Arapaho? Let’s Learn!

Spring is on everyone's mind, especially those of us that just got a fresh snowstorm in the Midwest and Northeast. Boo! But soon we will be saying things like, "It's raining!" or "It's warm!" and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Television station (CATV47) is here to help us say these phrases in Arapaho! An important one in any language, Let's Eat! Basic greeting and goodbye Introducing yourself...

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PHC POW WOW 2014

CATEGORY NAME PLACE       JR WOMENS FANCY LARYN OAKES 5       JR WOMENS FANCY KAITLYN MCARTHUR 4       JR WOMENS FANCY TATIANA BROWN 3       JR WOMENS FANCY TARALYNN GADWA 2       JR WOMENS FANCY ASHLYN MCARTHUR 1         JR. Women's Jingle TONIA JO HALL 5         JR. Women's Jingle LACY ALBERT 4     JR. Women's Jingle KRISTEN TOOTOOSIS 3     JR. Women's Jingle SHAWNA OLSON 2     JR. Women's Jingle MALLORY OAKES 1     JR. Women's Traditional TARA ...

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Porcupine quills were used by Native people of the Great Lakes area as decorating materials long before the introduction of seed beads by the European traders. This seemed to be true where ever this animal was found in the wooded areas of the northern continent.

Quills were dyed colors with natural dyes, used in their round state, or flattened and used as a platting material. The most renowned decorative use of quills in the Great Lakes area was and continues to be on birch bark baskets.

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