20 Outstanding Photos from the Jim Preston Memorial Pow Wow

This year marked the 19th annual Oroville Pow Wow which is held Memorial Day weekend at Gold Country Casino, in Oroville, California. Official Photographer for the event was Paula Schultz, whose beautiful photos we have featured on our website before. She talks briefly about the pow wow and shares her footage from the event. This year's Pow Wow took place to honor Jim Preston (Pit River/Wintun/Washoe/Northern Paiute) who passed last year. Jim's family and friends attended from all across the country ...

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2015 Painted Hand Pow Wow Contest Results

Men’s Golden Age

Place ID Name

1 410 Crazyhorse Bison

2 437 Mike Laliberte

3 418 Garry Sinclair

4 140 Ivan R Lonechild

5 141 Dennis Francis

Women’s Golden Age

Place ID Name

1 247 Irene Oakes

2 125 Melinda Good Will

3 188 Dianne Goodwill-Mckay

4 224 Linda Standing

5 101 Elsie Wuttunee

Senior Men’s Traditional

Place ID Name

1 397 Ardell

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Miss Blackfeet’s Unique Experience in Zambia

Last year the 2014-2015 Miss Blackfeet title was awarded to Lynn Mad Plume at the North American Indian Days in Browning, Montana. The title goes to the worthy candidate who will of course represent the Blackfeet Nation with honor, pride and dignity at pow wows and other gatherings throughout the year. Here she is in a clip from the 2014 North American Indian Days performing a sign language prayer that was handed ...

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Miss Coeur D’Alene:A Classic Native Beauty!

Classic Native Beauty! Miss Coeur D'Alene and Little Miss Coeur D'Alene! Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor DK: Congratulations! We're thrilled to visit with Miss Coeur D'Alene! Please introduce yourself to us? KA:  My name is Kyra Antone I am Coeur D' Alene and Tohono O' Odham! I am ...

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – June 04, 2015

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 Deer Run Mini Powwow June 06 - June 06 111 Sheet Iron Roof Road (off PA Rt. 94), Gardners, PA - 17324 Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Pow-wow June 13 - June 14 735 Harding Hwy, Woodstown, New Jersey - 08098 62nd Annual American Indian Center CHICAGO POWWOW June 06 - June 07 Higgins Rd./Rt. 72 Near Rt. ...

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BEAUTIFUL 5 PC HAND CRAFTED BEADED FEATHER DES. NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE SET – eBay find of the week

BEAUTIFUL 5 PC HAND CRAFTED BEADED FEATHER DES. NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE SET LOW PRICE ON THIS BEAUTIFUL 5 PC HAND CRAFTED BEADED FEATHER DES. NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE SET!

This nice good used condition 5 piece adult Native American Indian dance beadwork set. This set was made by P. Miller; Tribe: Cheyenne. This set includes a beaded sash,beaded headband, beaded belt, and 2 beaded armbands. This is a homemade outfit and is well made. The beadwork ...

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California Student Sues For Right to Wear Eagle Feather

Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP Multiple news sources are confirming that a Pit River Tribe member who sued his school district for the right to wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation will now be able to wear it! Rebecca Farmer, a spokeswoman for the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, told the Associated Press that ...

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Pow Wow Video of the Day! Grass Dancer Gettin’ Down!

We noticed a video going viral on Facebook of a young grass dancer and had to find out where it came from. Turns out this footage is from the Southern Ute Bear Dance Pow Wow in 2014. YouTube user P. Grant captured the footage and said, "This little guy absolutely jammed out and won the Jr boy's Grass" Wow, we can see why he won! I still haven't found ...

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Don’t Let This Great Resource Get Turned Off! Help The Ways!

The Ways is an ongoing series of stories exploring culture and language from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. But that series could come to a close if the Wisconsin Legislature gets their way. Wisconsin Media Lab and The Ways needs your help to continue! The Wisconsin Legislature has voted to stop funding us, Wisconsin Media Lab, the producers of The Ways... and they are deleting the production of educational ...

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Little Chicken Dancer Has Some Moves!

I've watched this video about ten times now! Check out this video Evan Taypotat recently posted on his Facebook page. "This young man Hadley tells me he is "Morley's best chicken dancer" and he wanted to show me! All I gotta say is Wow!" // ...

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