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Indigenous Music Awards - September 11, 2015
8:00 p..m. - MTS Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The name Manito Ahbee was gifted to the festival through ceremony, and is connected to its sacred site name sake. Manito Ahbee is one of the most important and significant traditional Aboriginal gathering sites in all of Turtle Island (North America).
The Manito Ahbee site is located in the western Whiteshell area of Manitoba, and marks ...
Leanne Goose is a songstress from the north who pours her passion into her music that resonates from the heart of the MacKenzie Delta. She is a proud Inuvialuit and Dene woman who was born and raised in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, a place she still calls home.
Ms Leanne Goose!
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor
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Episode 1 - Fawn Wood
2015 Seneca Pow Wow – Marvin Joe Curry Veterans Pow Wow
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This was all the buzz last week on social media. As we know, Hollywood does not typically have many roles for Native Americans in their films and when they do, they are unfortunately stereotypical and unflattering. So when there are actually scripts out there that call for a Native most folks would like to see an actual Native American in the part. So when it was announced by Rolling ...
If you're in the Washington D.C. area you don't want to miss this free concert Friday, August 7, 2015! A Tribe Called Red is one of the many artists performing this summer during the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's Indian Summer Showcase Concert series.
A Tribe Called Red from Ottawa has become the face of an urban Native youth renaissance, championing their heritage and speaking out on aboriginal issues, while being on top of popular music, fashion and art. ...
Comanche Nation has talent and this girl proves it. Olivia Komahcheet is a member of the Center for Native American Youth - Youth Ambassador program and is a leader with I Am a Native Drug Free Nation (IAMNDN), a group that promotes healthy living and discourages substance abuse. She recently attended the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) 39th annual conference in Washington D.C. UNITY is the nation’s oldest and largest Native American and Alaska Native youth organization.
At the conference, ...
Photo by Doug Thomas Photography
Gabrielle Knife has been singing all of her life. She says, “Singing well? Not until about my sophomore year in High School. Around this time of my life is when I began looking into the Wicaglata, or ‘women singing behind the drum’ role. I had grandmothers and aunties who sang behind the drum. I would watch them and be completely mesmerized.
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Check out these cuties drumming along to the beat with Young Thunder drum group! The Young Thunder drum group of Thunderchild First Nation in Saskatchewan includes member Desai Walkingbear, the father of these little guys. They played at a pow wow with their dad last year at Mount Royal Collegiate Institute (MRCI) and here's the video.
The United National Indian Tribal Youth recently held a conference in Washington D.C. for Native youth from around the country. Right before curfew the youth were able to get together and sing some round dance songs. This video will definitely bring a smile to your face!
Every year, people come from all over to attend the Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival in Ottawa. It's a three day event which features family-friendly entertainment, food, art and of course pow wow!
Check out these videos from Community Pop which show highlights from the event.
Ottawa Summer Solstice Powwow 2015 - Grand Entry
And here is a video featuring all the vendors at the event. You might find some helpful services here!...
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The Oklahoma Feather Dance or “Fancy Dance” is one of the most popular styles of Native American dance and outfits seen at modern pow wows. The Fancy Dance outfit, as …
Host Juaquin Lonelodge is back for Season 2 of Making Regalia. In the first episode he shows us how to construct leather belts, which he says an absolute regalia necessity. …
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