Watch World Champion Fancy Dancer Larry Yazzie at Black Hawk Pow Wow

The Black Hawk State Historic Site in Rock Island, Illinois held its 74th annual Labor Day Pow Wow. The organizers brought in special guests Larry Yazzie (two time World Champion Fancy Dancer) and the Native Pride dancers. YouTube user Carie Scott caught all the action. It looks like the Native Pride dancers aren't slowing down either. They'll be performing at the Three Rivers Arts Festival this Saturday in Breckenridge, Minnesota. Don't miss out!

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Interview With Kansas Begaye – Miss Indian World 2014

Outgoing 2014 Miss Indian World - Kansas Begaye welcomes everyone to the Gathering of Nations Powwow during the 2015 Miss Indian World Pageant held in at the Kiva Auditorium in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.


George J. Abeyta-Fancy Dancer, Educator, Pow Wow Coordinator

Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Contributing Editor Q) We are visiting with George J. Abeyta, a dynamic presence in Native Dance. Known for his energetic athleticism as a fancy dancer, Mr. Abeyta is also the Coordinator of Eastern Shoshone Days, one the USA's most popular powwows. Thanks so much for joining us! Please tell us a little about yourself? A) I have been a fancy feather dancer most of my life. I enjoy educating non-Natives about our culture and inspiring others through ...


Interview With RJ and J Paul Molinere From Swamp People

Alligator season in Louisiana begins on the first Wednesday in September and lasts 30 days. In this time limit, many of the alligator hunters, following a tradition dating back 300 years, earn most of their yearly income in a high risk vocation dependent on experience and the whims of weather within strict regulation by wildlife laws. Hunters are each issued a certain number of tags that must be attached to their kills; once they "tag out" (run out of tags), ...


Native Profile – Miss Blackfoot Canada 2011

Tasheena Black Kettle Interview with Miss Blackfoot Canada 2011 By Lynn Calf Robe When were you crowned Miss Blackfoot Canada? I was crowned at the International Peace Pow Wow in Lethbridge, Alberta on Feb 28-29th. What is your role as Miss Blackfoot Canada? My role as Miss Blackfoot Canada is to represent and be an ambassador for the Blackfoot people.  I will represent our people in a positive way, and be a good role model for the younger Native American ...



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