Bead Weaver Karron Pulliam Farias!

"Well, I knew I wasn't all white because at my High school students would ask," Karron Pulliam Farias explains, "So, I asked dad what was that all about and he told me we were Native Americans." This beader is popular on the powwow trail and states, "So, I began researching and I met a very kind Native American beader who showed me how to start and over the years I have just ...

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Native Small Business Highlight: The NTVS

(Founder Aaron Silva left, Co-Founder Sam Rosebear right.)

A little over a year ago I stumbled upon this small business just in time for my upcoming birthday and Christmas. I fell in love with their designs and was so happy to wear their shirts that I have since ordered more. This Minneapolis based company is quickly growing into an internet success with over 11K followers on their Instagram page ...

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Northern Exposure: Leanne Goose’s Tremendous Talent!

Leanne Goose is a songstress from the north who pours her passion into her music that resonates from the heart of the MacKenzie Delta. She is a proud Inuvialuit and Dene woman who was born and raised in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, a place she still calls home. Ms Leanne Goose! Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor [caption id="attachment_14656" ...

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Indigenous Students Achieving Greatness: Isabella Zizi

Meet Isabella Zizi, a 21 year old Northern Cheyenne Arikara and Muskogee Creek woman who was given an incredible opportunity to attend the White House Tribal Youth Gathering on July 9th 2015. On a busy Thursday evening I had the pleasure of driving up to Richmond to talk with her about her experience in D.C, and to hear her thoughts on our youth today. We parked along side a cliff that overlooked the ocean and there in the slowly setting ...

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Abenaki -inspired Art!

  Danielle Chase makes sterling shine! Sterling and metalwork has a strong history among Native jewelry. Quick! Close your eyes! What comes to mind when you hear the words, "Native American Jewelry?" Is it Beadwork? Well, one artist is carrying on a tradition of working in ...

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Pow Wow Life – Episode 1 – Fawn Wood brings you interviews and updates from the Pow Wow trail.  Pow Wow Life introduces you to the people behind the Pow Wows. Episode 1 - Fawn Wood Show Notes Engagement Video 2015 Seneca Pow Wow – Marvin Joe Curry Veterans Pow Wow Fawn Wood CD...

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Earth Warrior: Eastern Band of Cherokee Dancer Malaciah Bigwitch Taylor

"I do a lot of work with Earth First and with the environmental movement amoung many Native communities and supporting them any way I can is important to me," Malaciah Taylor reveals. A fixture at the Native dance shows in downtown Cherokee, North Carolina, this Eastern Band Cherokee Dancer is well-respected on the powwow trail. He shares his development into a fancy feather dancer with!...


Prairie Chicken Champ Keith Sharphead!

Keith Sharphead, Champion!!! Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Plains Cree/Nakoda Sioux Champion Dancer Keith Sharphead! Keith Sharphead celebrates a big win at the annual July 4 Cherokee Powwow by visiting with! His unique style of Prairie Chicken dancing distinguished him from a field of stellar contestants ...

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NDNDREAMQUEEN: Art for the Powwow Trail and Beyond!

Every powwow features beautiful beadwork! From ornate moccasins to intricate yokes and barrettes, beading is a prominent part of regalia throughout Native America.  One of the most sought after  beaders is Jessi Coombs, known as NDNDREAMQUEEN! Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor Q)  Spectacular beadwork! Please tell us your beading background? A) Thank you Dawn. I am half Ojibwe and a quarter Kootenai ...

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Creativity by Cree Lady Creations

Emmy Frencheater Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor Cree Lady Creations! DK: Your beadwork is stunning and very popular on the powwow trail! Please introduce yourself to us??? EF: I'm from Red Deer, Alberta My name is Emily Shortneck/Frencheater! I'm 25 years old. ...

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Making Regalia – How to Construct Leather Belts – Craft Tutorial

Host Juaquin Lonelodge is back for Season 2 of Making Regalia. In the first episode he shows us how to construct leather belts, which he says an absolute regalia necessity. …


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