Miss Indian World Interview – 2016 Morongo Pow Wow

Miss Indian World, Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn, is visiting the Morongo Pow Wow this weekend in Cabazon, California. Danielle talked with us for a moment about her travels this year.  We also talked about the issues facing her tribe with the pipeline.

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Miss Indian World 2016 – Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn #NODAPL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZU884l3cZk This past weekend the current reigning Miss Indian World 2016 - Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn went to Cannonball, North Dakota to protect her water!  This cause is personal to Danielle because shes an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux! Check out the video above to listen to Danielle's thoughts on what this movement means to her and her community! You can find Danielle on Facebook: www.facebook.com/danielletasheenafinn or on Instagram: www.instagram.com/danielletasheenafinn Here is a Southern California Native ...

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Photographer Adam Sings In The Timber – Pow Wow Life Episode 10

Pow Wow Life Episode 10 Listen to our interview with photographer Adam Sings in the Timber.  Learn tips and tricks to improve your Pow Wow photos.  We also discuss the upcoming 2016 Crow Fair. In this episode you'll learn: Camera Recommendations Action Photography Tips Shooting Outdoors at night and in sunlight Lens Recommendations And more tips for Pow Wow Photography Pow Wow Life is recorded live on PowWows.com's Facebook page!  Be sure to like our Facebook page to get notifications of ...

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Lumbee Gymnast Ashton Locklear – 2016 United States Olympic Team

Ashton Locklear is the first Native American to be a part of the United States Gymnastics Olympic Team!  After the Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, Locklear was added to the team as an alternate. PowWows.com recently interviewed Ashton Locklear before she heads to train with team. How did you get started in gymnastics? I got started because my older sister, Angelia was taking gymnastics classes and I wanted to follow my big sister. At a young age, Locklear watched her older sister's gymnastics lessons and began ...


Larry Yazzie – Sharing Indigenous Culture with the World

I caught up with Larry Yazzie the founder of the successful dance troupe – Native Pride Dancers. Yazzie was in Albuquerque, New Mexico as part of the head staff at the Gathering of Nations pow-wow held in April every year. Yazzie started dancing at the tender young age of 7 years old, and now he is 49 years old. He learned how to dance by observing. He dances northern style fancy dance. “There are two types of Fancy Dance – Northern ...

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Norma Baker Flying Horse Sews It Straight

  Norma Baker Flying Horse Norma Baker Flying Horse is one of the most recognized appliqué designers of the Northern Plains that has represented a tradition that spans back centuries. An enrolled member of the Hidatsa Tribe from the Three Affiliated Tribes in North Dakota as well as the Dakota Sioux Tribe and Assiniboine Tribe, Norma Baker Flying Horse is taking the Powwow Trail and Indian Country by storm with her unique ...

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Steven Daniel Hayes – Native Country Singer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x9Y7ejCVH8 This weeks Feature Native Artist is Steven Daniel Hayes. (Yuki/Blackfeet/Pomo) I found Steven giving a mini concert at a friends birthday party on the Coyote Valley Indian Reservation in Redwood Valley, California.  Steven's voice is very polished and is no stranger to show business. Check out his live interview below! You can find him on Facebook: www.facebook.com/steven.hayes.7315 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wV6Fc-fzgM0

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Are you the next Miss Native American USA 2016 ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Orcb9Lmb9r4 On August 27th, young Native American women will travel across the United States to Arizona for a chance to compete and represent their communities for the title of Miss Native American USA 2016! The #MNAUSA pageant committee is currently accepting applications for candidates. "Miss Native American USA Organization is seeking talented young Native American women across the country to become the next ambassador for their Tribe and all of Native America. Do you have what it takes to represent the crown ...


Interview – Pretty Indian Girls – 2016 Manito Ahbee

Tonia Jo Hall talked with the Pretty Indian Girls during the 2016 Manito Ahbee.  You may remember them from our live interview during Gathering of Nations. Check out our latest interview with these ladies, and enjoy a special treat - they sang a song for us! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW39BhndBDc&feature=youtu.be

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Interview – Penny McGilvery From Northern Cree – 2016 Manito Ahbee

Our roaming reporters Tonia Jo Hall visited with Penny McGilvery from Northern Cree during the 2016 Manito Ahbee. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcQUBv-s9Lw&feature=youtu.be  

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