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…..
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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…..
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…..
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……
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…..
This weeks Feature Native Artist is Steven Daniel Hayes. (Yuki/Blackfeet/Pomo) I found Steven giving a mini concert at a friends birthday party on the Coyote Valley Indian Reservation in Redwood Valley, California. Steven’s voice is very polished and is no…..
On August 27th, young Native American women will travel across the United States to Arizona for a chance to compete and represent their communities for the title of Miss Native American USA 2016! The #MNAUSA pageant committee is currently accepting…..
The 2016 powwow season is officially under way and Jeanine Lomaintewa (Paiute & Hopi) of Bishop, California., is on the powwow trail. Jeanine is currently running for the Sr. Miss Pabanamanina Powwow Princess and came to the 45th Annual Stanford…..
Anytime is a good time for hoop dancing! I’m sure you’ll enjoy this video I recently watched of hoop dancer Tony Duncan (Apache, Arikara and Hidatsa) dancing at the Easy Street Arts Festival in Carefree, Arizona. My favorite thing to…..
The Native American community learned some very sad news over the weekend. Robert Redbird, an iconic Kiowa artist, passed away early Saturday morning at the age of 76. He had been battling an illness for some time as noted by…..