Video from the 2014 Taos Pueblo Powwow

The 29th annual Taos Pueblo Powwow was recently held July 11-13th weekend in Taos, New Mexico. The pow wow featured contest dancing and drum groups from all across the nation. Featured in this video is the Calling Eagle Drum Group out of Window Rock, Ariz. Video was shot and edited by Rick Romancito for The Taos News. Enjoy!

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Young Spirit at Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow

The Enoch Cree Nation Pow Wow was recently held July 11-13th weekend in Alberta, Canada. YouTube user Gary Moos was there to capture a powerful performance by drum group Young Spirit. Take a look below: Great job everyone! Nice to see the kids right in the mix too.

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Northern Cree Hand Drummers @ Paul Band- Contest – Pow Wow Video of the Week

Northern Cree hand drummers @ Paul band- Contest Northern Cree Hand drummers on Augs 22, 2009 filmed by Leah Wolf Child. Northern Cree Hand Drum Mayetta 2010 Northern Cree in the hand drum contest Mayetta, KS 2010. Northern Cree Hand Drum 2011 Prairie Band Potawatomi Powwow Hand drum contest 2011. Northern Cree Hand Drum taken at Black Eagle Powwow 2008. Hand Drum contest. Northern Cree Hand Drum Contest ...

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Hoop Dancing – A Celebration of Life

Some very luckily kids were asked to perform for an international audience recently! Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, hosted a performance by young hoop dance performers from the Pueblo of Pojoaque at the U.S. Mission, Friday, July 18. “When we talk about human rights, we like to focus on the human part of that, and of course one of the essential elements of being human is cultural expression," ...

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First Nation Round Dance Group – Logan Alexis Singers

Here's your feel good video of the day. Check out the Logan Alexis Singers from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation perform the song "Land of the Free" from their new album. The Logan Alexis Singers are a round dance group made up of family members and protégés of the late Logan Alexis beloved husband, father, grandfather, mentor and respected elder of the community of the Alexis First ...

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Shell Shakers: Stomp Dance Rhythm Makers

Turtle shell shakers are used in traditional stomp dances, worn on the legs of Chickasaw women. Today they are either made with turtle shells or cans that are often embellished with turtle shapes — signifying an abiding respect for animals and the gifts they give to humans. If you ever find yourself in Oklahoma, make sure you stop by the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, OK. You can see (and join) stomp dances daily at ...

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Mic Jordan – Music Saved Me

For a lot of people, music is therapy. And for youth, it's a way to work through any kind of heartache and turmoil they might have going on in their lives. For Native hip hop artist Mic Jordan, this is no different. He has been writing music about tough subjects such as alcoholism, suicide, depression, and gun violence. Jordan is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas and grew ...

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Omaha Whitetail – Barona Pow Wow 2011

Omaha Whitetail – Barona Pow Wow 2011

Back Up Singers: Holly Anna Sheridan-Cayou, Daveanna Bordy, Patsy Garcia-Grant, Roz Whitehai, and Jill Whiteskunk

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Wild Band Of Comanches Live @ Red Mountain Eagle Pow wow 2013

Wild Band Of Comanches Live @ Red Mountain Eagle Powwow 2013

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Get out the vote…for the APCMA!

Voting is now open for the 9th annual Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards (APCMAs). Nominees in all 22 categories, talented nominees have been announced. For two nights, Native America's celebrated musicians will receive awards. The APCMA RBC Ohshkii Awards Showcase on Thursday, September 11 at The Winnipeg Art Gallery is an Invite-only event. The televised APCMA Show occurs on Friday, September 12 at the MTS Centre. A full broadcast will appear on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Tickets are available for ...

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