Dignity – Striking New Sculpture in South Dakota

You guys have to check out this gorgeous new sculpture that recently went up in Chamberlin, South Dakota. The 50 foot tall sculpture depicts a young Native woman receiving a star quilt. “Dignity represents the courage, perseverance and wisdom of the Lakota and Dakota culture in South Dakota. My hope is that the sculpture might serve as a symbol of respect and promise for the future. For months, we have been working with an engineering firm and native advisors to be ...

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Bishop Pabanamanina Powwow 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMT9ozb-jaY This past weekend the Bishop Paiute of Owens Valley hosted their annual Powwow in Bishop, California!  This dance is held in tandem with the California Indian Day celebrations which are held thru out the state in September by California Indian tribes. On Friday, the Bishop Powwow 2016 kicked off their activities with a local parade!  My travel buddy, my mom, got a chance to take a photo with one of their floats when it was over! For ...

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Photos from 2016 Morongo Pow Wow

Morongo Pow Wow September 23-25, 2016 Cabazon, California View more photos

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Morongo Pow Wow Supporting Standing Rock – #NODAPL

The Morongo Pow Wow showed their support this weekend for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Miss Indian World, who is from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, spoke to everyone about the issues with the pipeline near her reservation. The committee at Morongo hosted a blanket dance to collect funds. These funds will be sent to the Sacred Stone Camp to help support the protectors there....

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Miss Indian World Interview – 2016 Morongo Pow Wow

Miss Indian World, Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn, is visiting the Morongo Pow Wow this weekend in Cabazon, California. Danielle talked with us for a moment about her travels this year.  We also talked about the issues facing her tribe with the pipeline.

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – September 21, 2016

Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 26th Annual Stillwater Pow Wow September 30 - October 03 1890 Briggs St., Anderson, CA - 96007 10th Annual PAIA Lower Eastern Cherokee Nation SC September 24 - September 24 3688 Warrior Creek Church Road, Gray Court, SC - 29645 25TH ANNUAL FORT OMAHA INTERTRIBAL POW WOW September 24 - September 24 5300 N 30th St.
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Neil Young Jumps in on NoDAPL Debate with New Song

Throughout his career, Neil Young has always used Native imagery in his work, but has also taken a stand on Native issues. Recently Young spoke out against the Keystone XL pipeline with the song "Who's Gonna Stand Up?", so it's no surprise that he'd also tackle the Dakota Access pipeline. In a new song released on his social media outlets, "Indian Givers" takes on the recent events in North Dakota. “There’s a battle raging on the sacred land Our brothers and sisters have ...

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Native American Made Oval Beaded Belt Buckle Leather Suede Back Shoshone-Bannock – eBay find of the week

Native American Made Oval Beaded Belt Buckle Leather Suede Back Shoshone-Bannock Native American Made Oval Beaded Belt Buckle Leather Suede Back Shoshone-Bannock. Purchased at Fort Hall Reservation in southeastern Idaho. Appr 3 3/4" x 3". Very good condition. Click here to buy

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26 Perfect Pictures from Paradise Pow Wow

The 2016 Paradise Pow Wow was held September 10th and 11th on the grounds of the Gold Nugget Museum in Paradise, California. All proceeds from the pow wow go to the Katie Prosser Memorial Fund, a scholarship that was created to encourage Native American students to pursue careers in the health care field. The Paradise Pow Wow staff included: MC: Val Shadowhawk AD: Craig Hackett Head Man: Buddys Fallsrock (Pit River, Oglala Lakota) Head Woman: (Sat) Maggie Littlejohn-Dean (Yaqui, Cherokee), (Sun) Myria Casada-Tejon (Wintun, Apache, ...

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Share to Win – $50 Amazon.com Gift Card – 2016 Morongo Pow Wow Live Stream

Watch the 2016 Morongo Pow Wow LIVE this weekend on PowWows.com. Get more info about the live stream here. We need your help to spread the word about our live stream.  Share with your friends and you'll be entered to win! Follow the instructions below to enter!  

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Fancy Feather Dancing – Native American Fancy Dance

The Oklahoma Feather Dance or “Fancy Dance” is one of the most popular styles of Native American dance and outfits seen at modern pow wows. The Fancy Dance outfit, as …

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