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.
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The 29th annual Taos Pueblo Powwow was recently held July 11-13th weekend in Taos, New Mexico. The pow wow featured contest dancing and drum groups from all across the nation. Featured in this video is the Calling Eagle Drum Group out of Window Rock, Ariz. Video was shot and edited by Rick Romancito for The Taos News. Enjoy!
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.
Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks!
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Long overdue recognition for Arizona's Navajo Code Talkers.
Arizona Central reports Gov. Jan Brewer, joined by several Code Talkers on Wednesday, held a private ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 1099, which unanimously passed both houses of the Legislature earlier this year.
Some very luckily kids were asked to perform for an international audience recently!
Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, hosted a performance by young hoop dance performers from the Pueblo of Pojoaque at the U.S. Mission, Friday, July 18.
“When we talk about human rights, we like to focus on the human part of that, and of course one of the essential elements of being human is cultural expression," ...
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