43 Vibrant Photos from the Meswaki Pow Wow

We just had to share more photos from the 100th annual Meskwaki Powwow! 100 years is a big deal! PowWows.com reader Charles "Rain" Black photographed the event and was kind enough to share his photos and words with us. It's intended to celebrate the Proclamation which allowed the Meskwaki Nation to purchase land and return to Iowa, as well ...

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Get Crafty! Beadwork Tutorial for Moccasin Tops

This six-part tutorial was created by Anne of the Communities of the Voyageur Metis in Canada. She put this tutorial together in hopes that beginners would not be scared to try their hand at beading moccasin tops. These beautiful moccasin tops or "vamps" were created for the "Walking With Our Sisters" art installation which toured throughout Canada....

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2013 Basil Williams Hand Drum Contests – Pow Wow Video of the Week

2013 Basil Williams Hand Drum Contests

Hand Drum Contests that took place during the 13th Annual Basil Williams All-Native Basketball Tournament on the Seneca Nation of Indians Reservation, Irving…

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This nice cut beaded rosette buckskin Native American Indian purse or bag features beautiful handdone Native American star design rosette done with small size 13 cut beads, silver tacks, glass fire polished beads, ringtop cowrie shells, imitation hairpipe, handcut buckskin laces, and cut beaded buckskin loops. This purse was made by Dawn Eaglehead; Tribe: Osage. This purse is made from soft white buckskin. ...

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What Ignites Your Spirit? Listen to these APCMA Nominees!

The Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards takes place September 11 & 12, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. If you're not able to attend the event in person, the Aboriginal Peoples Televison Network (APTN) will be broadcasting live. Here's video from some of the performers who will be at the event. Supaman really needs no introduction! His Prayer Loop Song video went viral earlier this year after MTV Iggy choose Supaman as the artist of the week. He's nominated for Best Music ...

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White House Honors A ‘Champion of Change’

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the White House will honor "Champions of Change," veterans and their families who are doing extraordinary work across the country as leaders in entrepreneurship. These Champions have distinguished themselves by continuing to serve their country through their successful small businesses and non-profits that create jobs, spur economic growth, and help their communities....


2014 Folk Fabulous – Native American Music, Artisans, and Food in Columbia South Carolina

The 2014 Folk Fabulous kicked off a year long celebration of Native American music, artisans, and food.  The festival was held on the historic Horseshoe on the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.  If you weren't able to make it out this weekend, you missed an incredible day.  But don't worry, this is just the start of a events in the coming year!  Keep reading to find out more about future events. FOLKFabulous was a day-long celebration ...

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Yellowhammer @ Durant 2011 – Powwow Video of the Week

yellowhammer @ durant 2011 ponca wardance/traveling song..

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – August 21, 2014

Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 7th Annual Harvest Moon Powwow August 31 - September 02 2nd Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio - 45631 Foothills Native American Powwow 2014 Labor Day Weekend August 29 - August 31 1679,US Hwy 21 N., Thurmond,N.C., North Carolina - 28683 Chippewas of Rama First Nation Annual Pow Wow August 23 - August 24 5884 Rama Road, Rama, Ontario ...

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Best Native American Experience? Vote Today!

USA Today is asking its readers what they think is the Best Native American Experience. Let your voice be heard and tell them what you think! You have until Sept. 15 at NOON to vote for your favorite Native American experience. American Indians are a big part of U.S. history as well as its present and future. Reservations across the country are now often destinations in which to explore, learn or be inspired. Native American museums, art and cultural traditions ...

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