Path of Beauty Highlights Navajo Artist’s Life

Rex A. Begaye was a talented Navajo artist that shared the sacredness and beauty of his culture through artwork. In this video, Rex A. Begaye describes his traditional upbringing and how it inspired his art. Unfortunately Begaye passed away in December of 2013. But not before leaving behind a vast amount of paintings and knowledge with the world. His legacy also lives on through the Sarasota Native American Indian Festival, a place where the local Florida community ...

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Wacipi at the Mall of America!

I can only imagine the powerful energy this brought to the Mall of America building! As a part of their Annual Wacipi event this summer, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community came out to the Mall of America to demonstrate to the public what a pow wow is all about. Experience Native American dancers from the SMSC and other Indian nations at the SMSC sponsored Wacipi Exhibition. A whirl of colors, sights and sounds will fill the halls as the Rotunda is ...

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2015 Morongo Pow Wow Videos

We recorded over 125 videos from the 2015 Morongo Pow Wow! Check out the videos of Fancy Feather, Chicken, Jingle, Switch, Bird and more! View more on Pow Wow TV!

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These Navajo Nurses Are on an Amazing Mission

Unfortunately when we think of the modern birthing experience, cold hospitals and pain medications are usually what come to mind. These two Navajo women are hoping to change that way of thinking with their project, Changing Woman Initiative. What a great idea! The Changing Woman Initiative hopes to develop a Native American-centered women's health collective in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area that will bring the ...

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California Indian Day Blog Recently, Sherman Indian High School of Riverside, California celebrated its 45th Annual - California Indian Day event, which recognizes the 106 federally recognized Indians tribes in the state of California SIHS is one of a handful of off-reservation Native American boarding schools still in operation. One of todays highlights included 49 singing sensation of Deleane Benson (Hualapai) of Peach Springs, Arizona. Watch out for her down the road, her lyrics are truly amazing! Some ...

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2015 Morongo Pow Wow Report

In September the Morongo Band of Mission Indians hosted their 25th Annual Powwow in Cabazon, California.  Big prize money drew in many of our National dancers from all over Indian Country.  This is one of the last big dances on the West Coast before powwow season ends.

The Desert Mountain weather in this region is no joke, with average temps reaching the high 90's and 100 degree's on Saturday.  A few years ago the Morongo's decided to invest into a ventilated ...

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Sage is Sacred: An interview with Sage Bond

  Sage Bond sings from her soul! Up and coming musician Sage Bond recently tried out for "American Idol".  Her music is distinct and definitely reflects important issues in her family and life. She shares her unique tunes and style with us at! Sage Bond shares her soulful ...

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Check Out the New Pow Wow Life Podcasts!

The leaves are changing colors and the nights are getting cooler. That means the Pow Wow season starts winding down for the year and we all finally get a chance to sit back and reflect on all the good times we had dancing, singing and enjoying each other's company. But that pow wow feeling doesn't have to completely go away. has started producing a weekly podcast called Pow Wow Life ...

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – September 30, 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 2015 Bishop Pabanamanina Powwow September 26 - September 28 2742 N. Sierra Hwy, Bishop, CA - 93514 25th Annual Redding Rancheria Stillwater Pow-Wow October 02 - October 04 1890 Briggs Street, Anderson, CA - 96007 San Manuel Pow Wow: October 9-11, 2015 October 09 - October 11 5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA - 92407 2015 ...

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Get in Shape, the Pow Wow Way!

Finally, a workout that looks fun! The StyleHorse Collective and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe teamed up to create a whole slew of workout videos, each with a different pow wow dance style. Get your comfy clothes on and let's pow wow!...

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