Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Grand Entry

Grand Entry at Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, Albuquerque, NM View more videos on Pow Wow TV

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Moccasins: Steps Through Time

A new exhibit featuring some of the best and most distinctive moccasins from the collection at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will be unveiled on Saturday, April 19. “Moccasins: Steps Through Time” showcases the major decorative styles and structures in types of indigenous footwear worn throughout the US and Canada. A curator tour is scheduled for 2:00 pm on the day of the opening. Visitors will explore the significance of beadwork and quillwork on moccasins, how living in extreme ...

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AkaMya Founder Sage Romero Shares His Talent

Sage Andrew Romero is from the Big Pine Paiute and Taos Pueblo Tribes. He is an accomplished Hoop Dancer that has traveled throughout the world sharing the hoop dance and Native culture with international audiences to help educate against stereotypes. Here he is dancing for Matika Wilbur's Project 562 last year: He has also produced a series of short clips he calls Hoop Stories which highlight his performances across the globe....

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4 Photos from the UW-Madison Spring Pow Wow

The University of Wisconsin at Madison held its annual Spring Pow Wow this past weekend, sponsored by Wunk Sheek the university’s Native American student organization. Check out some of the great photos captured by Jeff Miller. Head dancer Joe Syrette, a member of the Objiwe tribe from Bachewana, Ontario, holds an eagle head staff as numerous Native American tribes participate in a grand entry drumming and dance ceremony during a Spring Powwow held at the Stock Pavilion. ...

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Sneak Peek: The Jingle Dress Movie

Back in October we talked about a movie that was in production called The Jingle Dress, with an expected release date of Fall 2014. It looks like the movie had a debut screening this past weekend a sold-out crowd at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Film Festival! Here's a quick synopsis from William Eigen about the movie: John Red Elk hears from his relatives down in Minneapolis that his Uncle Norton is dead and vows to go to the big city to ...

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Native Report Talks with Pow Wow Photographer Ivy Vainio

The first part of this edition of Native Report we get to experience life on the powwow trail through the photography of Ivy Vainio. Ben Spears - Photo by Ivy Vainio / Screenshot Ivy Vainio also captured a great moment with the Pipestone Drum Group at Honor the Earth Pow Wow, July 2012....

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Photo Slideshow Tribute To Our Native Warriors

Our friend Adam Sings in the Timber put together a slideshow to honor our Native Warriors. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by Sings In The Timber Photography.

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2 Beaded Fan Handles – eBay Find of the Week

From eBay: Native American Cut Beaded Fan Handle ! '' Really Sparkles in the Light ! '' Beautifully made using Czech Glass Cut Beads as seen in pictures. With Aluminum attachment for making a fan if needed as seen in pictures. The All Different Colors as seen in pictures. The Cut Beaded Fan Handle is appox: 3-3/4'' inches long x appox: 10 '' inches long with the leather finge. '' This is a Stunning Cut Beaded Fan Handle ! '' Never ...

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Win a Pendleton Blanket By Watching Gathering of Nations LIVE

Watch the 2014 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow live on your computer or mobile device April 25-26! Visit our Gathering of Nations page for more information AND you can win a Pendleton Blanket by watching! Enter to win by using the form below. During the webcast, we will display message for more ways to enter the contest.  Be on the look out for special codes you can use to get your name entered more times for the blanket!  ...

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White Men Can’t Dance?

Last summer at one of the many powwows I attended, a lady entered the Golden Age contest category and placed. I am acquainted with her and I didn’t think anything of it. Then some people started commenting negatively about it. The reason? She’s not Indian—or more correctly, it was assumed by her appearance that she wasn’t. At this particular powwow, it was not required that an individual submit proof of Indian blood in order to compete in contest dancing. I know ...

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