Family and Friends Gather to Honor Misty Upham

Tragic news out of Washington state. Searchers found the body of missing actress Misty Upham at the bottom of a 150-foot embankment in Auburn, Washington, after she went missing 11 days earlier. Her family is absolutely devastated and our hearts go out to them during this time. NBC affiliate King 5 was at a vigil for Upham and brings us more information....

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Chickasaw Celebrate Piominko Day Instead!

In this video from Chickasaw.TV, Jeannie Barbour points out that Chickasaws disagree with the popular thought about Columbus Day and the notion that he “discovered” America. Instead, they celebrate “Piominko Day” since Piominko was the leader who established diplomatic status as a sovereign nation with George Washington.

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The Skin She’s In: Native Tattoo Model and Magazine Editor Elizabeth Rivera!

Vibrant Native Model Elizabeth Rivera! Interview by Dr Dawn Karima, PhD, Native Culture Editor Native Stunner! Fans of Tattoos know her. Social Media Followers know her. Native Magazine Readers know her. Now, Elizabeth Rivera will be known to Powwows.com Readers for her talent, beauty and Native Pride! Q) You’re such a popular social media personality! ...

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Vote Now! 15th Annual Native American Music Awards

The 15th Annual Native American Music Awards will be held Friday, November 14, 2014 and you can help decide who wins! Voting is now open and the general public is invited to vote. Help your favorite artist win! Wayne Silas Jr. is a nominee for Best Male artist and PowWows.com caught up with him at Hunting Moon Pow Wow in Milwaukee over the weekend: // ...

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Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family

Bracelet, Raymond C. Yazzie, 2012. Coral with accents of opal, sugilite, lapis lazuli, Orvil Jack turquoise, 14-karat gold, silver. Width, 1½ in. Collection of Leota and Phil Knight. Photo by Sam Franks. These jewelry pieces are truly a ...

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NORTHERN LIGHTS CASINO 18TH POW POW-2014

Category Name Place     Teen Boy's Chicken Wayland Mistickokat 1     Teen Boy's Chicken Kessin Thompson 2     Teen Boy's Chicken Cj Thundersprit 3     Teen Boy's Chicken Skyler Yellowhar 4     Teen Boy's Chicken Kimo Morn 5     Sr Men Chicken Sheldon Scalpock SR 1     Sr Men Chicken Brian Waskewitch 2     Sr Men Chicken Orville Morn 3     Sr Men Chicken Claude Friday 4     Sr Men Chicken Gordan Whitford 5     Sr Mens Traditional Kevin Haywahe 1     Sr Mens Traditional Charlie Favel 2     Sr Mens Traditional Jason Daniels 3     Sr Mens Traditional Patrick Monab 4     Sr Mens Traditional Elvin Nicotine 5     Sr Men Grass Ron Mcnab 1     Sr Men Grass Byron Goodwill 2     Sr Men Grass Darrel Paskimin 3     Sr Men Grass Oliver Mitsung 4     Sr Men Grass Sanford Tom 5     Sr Mens Fancy Luke Whiteman 1     Sr Mens Fancy Merle Thuderchild Sm 2     Sr Mens Fancy Rod Belanger 3     Sr Mens Fancy Oraig First Rider 4     Sr ...

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What does “Vision of Loveliness” Mean to Jessa Calderon?

Jessa Calderon, Fancy Shawl Dancer! Fancy Shawl Dancer Jessa Calderon celebrates her Native heritage at Powwows. This Tongva/Chumash/Mexica entertainer is also a talented singer/songwriter/rapper. She shares her love of music, traditional culture and the latest on her new CD with Powwows.com! Jessa Calderon is excited about ...

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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. Making Regalia - Season 2 - Episode 1 from CATV47 on Vimeo. You can catch Making Regalia on the FNX Network or CATV47.com Check your local listings for times.

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White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers and More!

I wish these videos were longer, but they're still awesome to watch! The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico hosted a special event during 2014 Balloon Fiesta Week. Haaku Buffalo Dancers of Acoma Pueblo, the Southern Slam Dancers of Zia Pueblo and the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers were all there to share their traditional dances. Thanks for making me feel homesick for the ...

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2014 Hunting Moon Pow Wow Photos

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