Beaded VEST Native American Rose and Tepee design Apache Plains beadwork style – eBay Find of the Week

This is a small to medium sized vest. It has a black wool trade cloth back and the back is lined with black satiny fabric.The measurements are: 20" from one armpit to the other straight across the front 17" from top of shoulder seam to front bottom of vest 22" circumference of each arm hole (very roomy) 15 3/4" from scooped back neck seam to back bottom This vest is the work of 3 ladies, Debbie K., Chippewa did the rosettes at the bottom,Dee M., ...

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MC Kay Oxendine and Thundervoice

Kay Oxendine of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe was the MC for the Duke 8th Annual Pow Wow in North Carolina. David James caught up with Kay as she talked about the importance of family and culture. Also making an appearance in the video is the drum group Thundervoice. Kay was one of our first moderators on the forums! Be sure to follow David James on his ...

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Tipis Take Over National Mall

Members of the Cowboy Indian Alliance have arrived in Washington DC to set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. According to DC Media Group, 7 tipis are up and more will be going up this week. Photo by @Yakhtoe   Photo by @Yakhtoe Ranchers, farmers ...

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Howl at the Moon: Silverfox speaks for wolves

Silverfox is named for foxes, but is passionate about protecting wolves. A contributor to NAMA's new WOLF CD, this artist is a performer at numerous powwows each season.  Silverfox shares his love of music and his loyalty to his Apache heritage in this visit. Q) Powwows, powwows, powwows! As the season starts, you're definitely going to be at some great places on Powwow Highway! You need no introduction for most powwow people, but what do ...

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Four Values, One Spirit

Team One Spirit is a running team from Pine Ridge Reservation, that competes to raise awareness and raise funds for projects that support & inspire Native youth. Team One Spirit, also known as the Lakota Five is : Nupa White Plume, Alex Wilson, Amanda Carlow, Jeff Turning Heart & Kelsey Good Lance. The group competes to bring inspiration and hope to Lakota and other Native youth. In December 2013, the Seminole Tribe ...

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Who will be the next Miss Indian World?

The 2014 Miss Indian World Pageant will be held from April 22-26, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. MIW The Miss Indian World Pageant is the largest and most prestigious cultural pageant for young Native Women. Each contestant will compete in the areas of: - Public Speaking - Personal Interview - Traditional Presentation - Dance & Essay Miss Indian World is a role model to young and old and help to educate and demonstrate the beauty and diversity of Native American culture as well as represent ...

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Jay Begaye Sings Gathering of Nations Song

Gathering of Nations is on everyone's mind this week as they gear up for the event on April 24th through the 26th. Over on their YouTube channel, GONpowwow, there's a video from last year of Jay Begaye singing the Gathering of Nations song. A little bit of history about the song from their website: The Gathering of Nations song was written for and given to the Gathering of Nations in 1996, it was composed in the Diné/Navajo language by Alan Neskashi ...

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Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Grand Entry

Grand Entry at Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, Albuquerque, NM View more videos on Pow Wow TV

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Native American Fully Beaded Check Book Cover Very Beautiful!

Native American Fully Beaded Check Book Cover. Beautifully made using size 13 Czech Glass Beads and Tanned Buckskin as seen in pictures. The Colors are Blue with a Hint of Purple to it, Black, Grey, White, Rust Red, and Tan as seen in pictures. The Fully Beaded Check Book Cover is appox: 6-3/4'' inches long x 3-1/2'' inches tall appox. '' This is a Beautiful Beaded Check Book Cover a Real Killer ! '' That looks as if it has Never Used or Carried as seen in pictures. '' My Big ...

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Moccasins: Steps Through Time

A new exhibit featuring some of the best and most distinctive moccasins from the collection at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will be unveiled on Saturday, April 19. “Moccasins: Steps Through Time” showcases the major decorative styles and structures in types of indigenous footwear worn throughout the US and Canada. A curator tour is scheduled for 2:00 pm on the day of the opening. Visitors will explore the significance of beadwork and quillwork on moccasins, how living in extreme ...

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