2015 Indigenous Music Awards Live Webcast

Watch the awards show LIVE on PowWows.com View the Live Webcast Facebook Event Page Indigenous Music Awards - September 11, 2015 8:00 p..m. - MTS Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada The name Manito Ahbee was gifted to the festival through ceremony, and is connected to its sacred site name sake. Manito Ahbee is one of the most important and significant traditional Aboriginal gathering sites in all of Turtle Island (North America). The Manito Ahbee site is located in the western Whiteshell area of Manitoba, and marks ...

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Mobile Webcast

This page is for mobile devices to watch the live webcast. Please use this page to watch the webcast on your computer - Live Webcast Chippewas of Rama First Nation Pow Wow Roseau River First Nation Annual Contest Pow-Wow (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i=r;i=i||function(){ (i.q=i.q||).push(arguments)},i.l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o);a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-165937-11', 'auto'); ga('send', 'pageview');

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2015 Football Pickem Contests

Calling all football fans! We have sponsoring pick'em contest for the upcoming college football season and the NFL! College Football

In order to join the group, just go to College Football Pick'em, and click the "Join Group" button. From there, enter the following information...

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Prizes 1st Place - $25 BestBuy Gift Certificate 2nd Place - $15 iTunes Gift Card 3rd Place - $10 Walmart Gift Card NFL

In order to join the group, just go to Pro Football Pick'em, ...

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Listen To An Audio Book On Your Next Pow Wow Road Trip

Road trips can be long and tedious.  The hours driving through the dark night can make the trip creep along! Thanks to our new sponsor, we have a great solution for you! On your next road trip, check out Audible.com and download an audio book to help pass the time! Audible.com has a great offer for PowWows.com'ers.  You can download your first audiobook free. I've been a subscriber to Audible for years!  We use it for ...

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Help Wanted: Pow Wow Radio Production Assistant

Pow Wow Radio is our online radio station that plays the best Pow Wow music 24/7. Do you love Native music?  Want to be paid in CDs (and $)? PowWows.com is looking for a Production Assistant to help digitize music submissions and promote the new music. Job Duties Convert CDs and email submissions of new music to MP3 files for upload to our radio playlists. Work with labels to gather new music for the radio. Write articles on PowWows.com to announce new music. Compensation Production Assistant will be ...

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American Dakota Rug Raffle

American Dakota is a small rug manufacturer based in Georgia that specializes in designs that would look perfect in a rustic mountain cabin, lodge or maybe even your home! View more of their incredible rugs. American Dakota rugs are also known for their nod to Native American designs, working closely with Native artists to get the details just right. Mark Ford is not Native himself, so we asked how did he ...


10 Powwow People You Need to Follow on Instagram

Let me just be the first to say it - I am addicted to Instagram. It's a unique social media platform where you can share a single photo at once, (sometimes continuously), connect with others and track some very unique hashtags... #ifyouwannajudgethengosmudge, anyone? Here's a list of people I've followed for awhile and whom I've noticed are respected and positive influences for their communities, families and the powwow world. It was definitely a process narrowing this list down, but I chose ...

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Summer Must See’s and Do’s in the Black Hills and Rapid City Area

Growing up in South Dakota and frequenting Rapid City, as it's the largest and closet city to the Pine Ridge, we're no strangers to tourists on and off the reservation. We love taking an all day ride through the Black Hills, "the Hills" as locals call them, just as much as the next person. There's scenic highways, lakes and rivers to swim in, events and culture to witness, as well as the many hiking and climbing trails. I asked my friends ...

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2015-2016 PowWows.com Princess Contest

The PowWows.com Princess is expected to be an ambassador for the site online and offline. Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2015 and the winner will be announced by June 30, 2015. The following items must be submitted to the Powwows.com Princess Youth Ambassador Committee: Powwows.com Princess Youth Ambassador Application Current Photograph (in regalia) Photocopy of Tribal ID or Status card if available Proof of Age (i.e. Photocopy of Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, etc.) A Letter of Recommendation with Letter of Recommendation Form Personal Essay Powwows.com Princess ...


Pow Wow Life

Celebrate the culture and lifestyle of Pow Wows with our new “Pow Wow Life” sticker! We are excited to show you our two newest stickers!  These stickers will show everyone that you are part of the Pow Wow Life. You live the Pow Wow Life so rock these new stickers and let the world see where your passion lies. Shop Now! ...

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Gourd dancing is not a “pow wow style” of dance. Gourd Dances are held regularly by several groups especially in Oklahoma. Today the dance is being done at pow wows …


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How to Make Porcupine Quill Earrings – Craft Tutorial

Porcupine quills were used by Native people of the Great Lakes area as decorating materials long before the introduction of seed beads by the European traders. This seemed to be true where ever this animal was found in the wooded areas of the northern continent.

Quills were dyed colors with natural dyes, used in their round state, or flattened and used as a platting material. The most renowned decorative use of quills in the Great Lakes area was and continues to be on birch bark baskets.


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