Miss He Sapa Win Shares Her Vision
On Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Black Hills Powwow in Rapid City, South Dakota, Santana Young Man was crowned the new Miss Black Hills. It is the 30th Miss He Sapa Win to be crowned at the Black Hills Powwow.
The daughter of Davidica Little Spotted Horse and Wendell “Jay” Young Man Afraid of His Horses, Jr., Santana is currently a college ...
This past weekend the current reigning Miss Indian World 2016 - Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn went to Cannonball, North Dakota to protect her water! This cause is personal to Danielle because shes an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux!
Check out the video above to listen to Danielle's thoughts on what this movement means to her and her community!
You can find Danielle on Facebook: www.facebook.com/danielletasheenafinn or on Instagram: www.instagram.com/danielletasheenafinn
Here is a Southern California Native ...
Ashton Locklear is the first Native American to be a part of the United States Gymnastics Olympic Team! After the Olympic Team Trials in San Jose, Locklear was added to the team as an alternate.
PowWows.com recently interviewed Ashton Locklear before she heads to train with team.
How did you get started in gymnastics?
I got started because my older sister, Angelia was taking gymnastics classes and I wanted to follow my big sister.
At a young age, Locklear watched her older sister's gymnastics lessons and began ...
Of the couple thousand dancers who are traveling the Powwow trail this Summer, here are a few Jingle Dress dancers who have gained National prominence in Indian Country.
Each of these ladies below share a common background being a Jingle Dress Dancer, whether its been by winning major Powwow dance competitions showcasing their intricate foot work, being asked to lead a Powwow as a head dancer or having a massive following on Facebook....
Elias Not Afraid is fast becoming a well-known and established bead artist. His work ranges from being a full-time contributor to Crow/Northern Cheyenne fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail’s Yellowtail Collective to having his work worn by the Black Eyed Peas very own Taboo™️.
Originally from Lodge Grass, Montana on the Crow Indian Reservation, Elias is a full-time beader and maker of powwow fans adorned with featherwork, threadwork, and beadwork. Having ...
We're all familiar with Larry Yazzie, famous fancy dancer and creator of the Native Pride Dancers group. But did you know he was also an actor? Yazzie is a natural performer, so it only makes sense that he uses his talents on the big screen. In the new murder mystery movie No Blood of Mine Yazzie plays Detective Rennie Dupree.
From the movie's synopsis:
Victoria, a smart and pretty girl from a poor ...
If you've gone to Gathering of Nations, then you are definitely familiar with the lady pictured above. Dr. Lita Mathews is the co-founder of one of the largest pow wows in North America and you may have seen her judging the Long Hair contest there. The reason she enjoys putting on this special contest each year is because her father loved her beautiful long hair and said she should never cut it. However she had developed some serious health issues ...
Burton Bird might be deaf, but that hasn't stopped him from learning how to dance and being passionate about sharing the culture with others. Like most deaf or hearing impaired people, he can still feel the rhythm and vibrations from the music. “That’s how I learned, by the beat of the drum,” he says in an interview with the Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
The youngest child of late Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Senator Allen Bird, he has always communicated through sign ...
I caught up with Larry Yazzie the founder of the successful dance troupe – Native Pride Dancers. Yazzie was in Albuquerque, New Mexico as part of the head staff at the Gathering of Nations pow-wow held in April every year.
Yazzie started dancing at the tender young age of 7 years old, and now he is 49 years old. He learned how to dance by observing. He dances northern style fancy dance. “There are two types of Fancy Dance – Northern ...
Norma Baker Flying Horse
Norma Baker Flying Horse is one of the most recognized appliqué designers of the Northern Plains that has represented a tradition that spans back centuries.
An enrolled member of the Hidatsa Tribe from the Three Affiliated Tribes in North Dakota as well as the Dakota Sioux Tribe and Assiniboine Tribe, Norma Baker Flying Horse is taking the Powwow Trail and Indian Country by storm with her unique ...
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Ladies Fancy Shawl is the newest form of Native American Women’s Dance, and is quite athletic! Fancy Shawl is often called Northern Shawl, as it does come form the Northern …
This project uses the new popular hair clip as the way to fasten feathers in your hair. Small domesticated bird feathers can be used for the feathers. These are from …
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