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....

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Passion Powered Dance: A Visit with Sandra Lamouche (Yellowhorn)

  Sandra Lamouche (Yellowhorn) Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Cultural Editor Visit www.sandralamouche.com Q) You're such an inspiring individual! What are you passionate about these days? A) My name is Sandra Lamouche (aka Yellowhorn), a member of the Bigstone Cree Nation. I am married to Lowell Yellowhorn, a member of the Pikanii Nation (part of the ...

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Cree-ative Native: Malcom Moses Cree-ates through Dance

Cree-ating power at a powwow! Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Malcolm Moses Q) You are a remarkable dancer! What would you like to tell us right away? A) I am from the home of Northern Cree! Q) What is your Native heritage? A) I am born of Cree Descent. ...

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Who’s Stunning Samsoche Sampson Dancing For Now?

Dynamic Native Dancer Samsoche Sampson Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Samsoche Sampson Q) We are thrilled to visit with you! What do you wish we knew about you that we might not already know? A) I'm clumsy, like fall-down walking or falling-up stairs clumsy. I was born and raised in ...

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Learn the Art of Drum Making with Shawn Littlebear

Shawn Littlebear (Southern Cheyenne) is the host of a new show on Cheyenne and Arapaho Television called The Native Drum. Littlebear is a traditional drum maker who shares with us his techniques for making drums in this premier episode. Watch below! Once again Cheyenne and Arapaho Television are bringing us quality shows that keep traditions and native creativity alive. Thank you!

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After years of tears, why is TV’s “Kind Hearted Woman” finally smiling?

Kind Hearted Woman captures the scandal and strength surrounding a powerful Native woman and her family! by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Why is Robin Poor Bear smiling? She's overcome tragedy ...

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On the Mic: MC, Dancer and Native Leader Kay Oxendine

Kay Oxendine is from the Haliwa-Saponi tribe. She has been writing since she was a child, writing her first book in first grade. She enjoys being able to bring her subjects to life on paper, and particularly loves writing about her rich Native American culture. She has been published over 300 times in different newspapers, magazines, and blogs. She also has been published in several books concerning Native American women and ...

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It’s Gary Farmer’s Birthday…So, why is this great actor singing the blues?

Happy Birthday, Gary Farmer! This Native film icon is noted for his standout roles in Powwow Highway, Dead Man, Smoke Signals and many other classics of Native American film. He's even starring in the new Sundance series, The Red Road, which features him as a tribal Chief.  With all this success...why is Gary Farmer singing the Blues? Gary Farmer is singing the BLUES!!!   ...

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WARRIOR UP!!! Sister Nations Color Guard

In the midst of Native American Night for the Atlanta Dream, a group of strong and beautiful Warriors took center stage. Honoring the USA, the flag and cheering for Shoni Schimmel, Sister Nations Color Guard displayed grace and elegance. As they travel to powwows and events, these Veterans demonstrate the power and beauty of Native women and culture.  Recently, two of their members, Carisa Gonzalez and Angel Young, shared the story of this special group of Warriors. ...

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Stormie Weather…The Forecast Looks Bright for Miss Eastern Shoshone Days Queen!

Miss Eastern Shoshone Days Queen, Stormie Perdash, dazzled Powwows.com with her grace and poise when we interviewed her for her coronation. A talented student and a dedicated jingle dress dancer, this dynamic dancer has enjoyed her reign. She shares with us her highlight reel, which includes academic accomplishments, family ties and her upcoming special! Miss Eastern Shoshone Days Queen and her Sister! [caption ...

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