How a Bear Brings Happiness on the Pow Wow Trail

What started out as a gift for her grandson turned into a gift for many. Shirley Hill is a fancy shawl dancer from the Siksika Nation in Canada. As any grandmother would do, she saw a cute puppet she thought her grandson would love and immediately purchased it. She brought the bear puppet to him and he named it Lemon, after the orange ...

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Flawless: Interview with Native Makeup Artist Isaac Meyers

Meet Isaac Meyers, Celebrity Makeup Artist & Beauty Expert. He's worked with stars such as Etta James, Rihanna, Rob Lowe and Ray Liotta, yet he remains down to earth. How did this Native man become top in his field? In this short Q&A we find out a little bit more about Meyers. Isaac with his mom, ...

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Missing: The Documentary – Bringing Awareness to #MMIW

An Ojibwe man by the name of Cameron Monkman, aka "Young Jibwe", recently made a documentary to bring attention to the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada. In case you're unaware of the situation, Indigenous women aged 25 to 44 are five times more likely to suffer a violent death than other women in Canada. Earlier this year The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) confirmed that there were over 1,000 cases of Indigenous women who had been murdered ...

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VINTAGE NATIVE AMERICAN LOOM BEADWORK SET – eBay Find of the Week

VINTAGE NATIVE AMERICAN LOOM BEADWORK SET A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). Click here to buy

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – November 20, 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 10th Annual Native American Indian and Alaska Native Powwow and Elders Honor Circle November 22 - November 22 Riggs Alumni Center, College Park, MD - 20742 36th Annual Chambers Farm Fall Family Powwow November 28 - November 30 22400 NE Hwy 315, Ft. McCoy, FL - 32134 Thanksgiving Pow Wow* - Traditional November 27 - ...

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Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering

Do any of you plan on attending the Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering at Alcatraz Island? We'd love to see your photos if so! The International Indian Treaty Council presents: Indigenous Peoples’ Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering November 27, 2014 Alcatraz Island - San Francisco, CA - Ohlone Territory Ohlone welcome; presenters on current and past Indigenous Peoples’ struggles to defend human rights, sovereignty, Treaties, sacred sites and traditional lands; Drummers, Aztec and Pomo dancers. PIER 33 - Ticket office opens at 4:15 AM, boats run ...

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Captured: 1614 – New Exhibit Focuses on Wampanoag Story

With Thanksgiving right around the corner it is refreshing to see that a new exhibit will be focusing on the Wampanoag tribes' real story instead of the romanticized tale we're used to hearing. Told from the Native perspective, “Captured: 1614” details the 1614 kidnapping of twenty Wampanoag men from Patuxet, the Wampanoag village that eventually became Plymouth Colony, by European explorers who planned to sell them and the additional seven Natives taken from Nauset on Cape Cod as slaves in Spain. ...

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Lakota Man Sings After Keystone Pipeline Vote

As reported by many news outlets, including Argus Leader from South Dakota, a group of anti-Keystone activists were in attendance as the Senate voted on the controversial pipeline project. A Lakota man began singing in celebration after the votes were cast and they fell short of the 60 vote threshold needed to pass. The Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe identified the man who began the chant as Greg Grey Cloud, who is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and a prominent ...

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12 Natives Who Are Making a Difference

I hope you guys were able to check out the new Rebel Music: Native America documentary on Thursday! If not, it's now streaming on MTV's Facebook for your enjoyment. We've provided a link below. Check it out! In honor of the show, the creators of Rebel Music posted a list on Buzzfeed to let the world know about 12 Natives who are standing up to represent their heritage and their culture. Who else would you like to see on this ...

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Starry Night: Native American Music Awards 2014!!!

  Jim Boyd, Lifetime Achievment Award Winner!!! NAMMY winning Flutist of the Year....Rona Yellowrobe!!! Indigenous won Best Blues! by Dr Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor ...

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