Handcrafted with Care: Chickasaw Beaded Collars

Tribal beading is a very important part of Chickasaw culture. In this video Chickasaw Nation TV speaks with Chickasaw elder, Glenda Galvan, about the importance of passing the craft on to younger generations by teaching them her methods and sharing her passion. CNTV also speaks with beadwork artists Dixie Brewer and Lorie Robins.

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Fancy Special at Gathering of Nations 2014

The men's fancy dance is typically a crowd favorite. The audience watches in awe as these dancers with great stamina and athletic ability show off their fast footwork while also doing backflips, cartwheels and high jumps to the beat of the drum. This year at Gathering of Nations, the competition was especially fierce. Check out some of the highlights of the Fancy Special with Northern vs. Southern dancers below. First up we have all dancers in the arena with Wild Band of ...

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Nice Handicrafted 13 Piece Glass Beaded Buckskin Native American Indian Dance Set – eBay Find of the Week

This nice handcrafted geometric design buckskin Native American Indian set includes glass beaded rosette necklace, beaded barrette, a pair of cut beaded hairties, glass beaded double sided breastplate, glass beaded choker, glass beaded buckskin purse/bag, brown leather 5 concho dance belt with 3 piece beaded buckskin hangdown set, pair of buckskin beaded moccasins and beaded buckskin leggings. This set was made by J.Holder; Tribe: Caddo/Comanche.

The pieces feature nice handdone Native American geometric design beadwork done with small round ...

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24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival & Mother’s Day Powwow

We love when our readers interact with us. PowWows.com reader Gino Sinopoli recently attended the 24th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother’s Day Powwow put on by Rolling Thunder in Canton, GA. Rolling Thunder has been throwing events for over two decades and, as Gino showed us, they put on quite a show for all.  Besides the normal pow wow events they had a birds of prey show, storytellers, battle re-enactments, ...

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First Voice Speaks with Smoke Dancer Soleil Strickland

You might remember the video we shared earlier this year of a woman smoke dancer dancing in downtown Chicago. Her name is Soleil Strickland and she recently competed in the Gathering of Nations Smoke Dance Special and took 3rd place. American Indian Center of Chicago's newsletter First Voice had the opportunity to catch up with Soleil to ask her a few questions about her GON experience. First Voice: ...

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Natives Supporting Natives: NATIVE HOOP MAGAZINE

NATIVE HOOP MAGAZINE  focuses on "Natives Supporting Natives" and brings a variety of Native Voices to the realm of publishing. Managing Editor Joleen Brown shares with us how this dynamic magazine arose and is promoting Native artists, authors, dancers and more. Issues are available for free online at http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/748919?__r=69106 . Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Q) It's great to visit with you!!! I love NATIVE HOOP MAGAZINE and your great vision for "Natives Supporting Natives"! You are ...

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Midnite Express Having Fun at the Four Bears Pow Wow

  Perfect song for the Tiny Tots. Tell me if you think so too. Midnite Express featuring Soup Juice. // Post by Whitney Witt Rencountre II.

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – May 22, 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 40th Annual DE-UN-DA-GA Memorial Day Pow Wow May 23 - May 26 7 Boy Scout Lane, Carlton , PA - 16311 Memorial Dayz Pow Wow has been postponed May 24 - May 24 The Mall, Washington D.C., D.C. - 20024 1st Annual 2014 T.M.A.T Intertribal Powwow May 30 - June 01 Highway 127/111, Dunlap, Tennessee - ...

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Iron Boy @ Gathering of Nations 2014 Colors Retreat – Pow Wow Video of the Week

IRON BOY Flag Song & Colors Retreat – End of Powwow on Saturday night 2014 Gathering of Nations Powwow. View more videos on Pow Wow TV.

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Cherokee Dancer Dies in Tragic Accident

The Chatanooga Times Free Press reports that Scott Crisp, a well-known Cherokee dancer, has been killed in an electrocution accident. The 45-year-old was a widely-known traditional dancer, storyteller and Cherokee historian.

Photo by Alyson Wright Our thoughts go out to his family and loved ones.

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Making Patterns in Peyote or Gourd Stich Beadwork

There were quite a few folks asking about how to put patterns together in gourd stitch so I thought I would see what I could do to help folks get …

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