Looking to Learn Tlingit? Great Resource!

I know a lot of us are looking to learn our languages better. Fortunately we are living in the Information Age and there are great online resources for those who don't have access to their community or the elders who still speak it. I recently found a YouTube channel managed by X̱ʼunei (Lance A. Twitchell), Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Southeast Alaska. This channel contains clips from ...

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MSUM Speaks with Head Dancer Quinne Goodwin-Chaffee

Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) CampusNews interviewed the head female dancer for last year's 25th Annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow, one of the most popular cultural events in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Quinne Goodwin-Chaffee is a member of the White Earth Nation and has been pow wow dancing all her life. In this interview she shares a cute story about when she started dancing and how it important it is to dance for those who no longer can....

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BORN LAKOTA: Grass Dancer Danny Garneaux

Spirit meets Spirit: Danny Garneaux sharing Native Spiritual Traditions! Veteran. Educator. Lakota. Grass Dancer Danny Garneaux dedicates his life to The Red Road, while he shares his traditions with others. Life on the Powwow Trail begins with the blessing of beliefs and culture, which Danny Garneaux describes to us here at Powwows.com! ...

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Native Mascots Made Rapper Shadowyze Angry! Just Wait Till You See What He Did Next!

By Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Harley Upton (Apache) illustrates the Mascot Controversy from his own personal Native Viewpoint! Credit:H.U.D/Harley Upton Designs Fans vs. Activists. Natives vs Die-hards. Protests and Pictures of non-Natives yelling abuse at those protesting against the use of Native-themed sports mascots. It's all enough to outrage anyone who is concerned about establishing fair ...

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Watch the Season 10 Premiere of Native Report!

Native Report with host Stacey Thunder enters its 10th season with a great first episode. Sixth generation master quilt-maker Gwen Westerman talks about culture and history as she constructs a beautiful Star Quilt. The author of Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota talks to co-host Tadd Johnson about the sweeping story of the Dakota people and their strong connections to their traditional homelands prior to exile in the 1860’s. And the producers take a look back to season ...

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – January 15, 2015

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 10TH ANNUAL HONORING TRADITIONS, An Eastern Woodland Native American Celebration January 17 - January 18 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH - 43130 Great River Eagle days/Standing Bear winter Gathering January 17 - January 18 300 south 3rd st, Quincy, Illinois - 62301 83rd Birthday Dance Moses Starr, Jr. January 17 - January 17 6411 South ...

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Set Of Beaded Native American Hair Ties And Earrings Pow Wow Regalia – eBay find of the week

Set Of Beaded Native American Hair Ties And Earrings Pow Wow Regalia Click here to buy

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#realNDNtalk Challenge! One New Sentence Each Week

Instead of the typical new year's resolution of losing a bad habit this girl has chosen to take on a positive one! There's 52 weeks in a year, think about how much you could improve your language skills by learning just one new sentence a week. it all adds up to real improvement! I encourage all of you to take this language learning challenge. Speak your language (or even just a NDN language you're interested in if you don't have one ...

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2014 Alexis Pow Wow

CATEGORY NAME PLACE       JR WOMENS FANCY TEREE LEWIS 1       JR WOMENS FANCY WYNONA EDWARDS 2       JR WOMENS FANCY WYNONA EDWARDS 3       JR WOMENS FANCY JODETTE BULL 4       JR WOMENS FANCY WANIYA CARDINAL 5       JR. Women's Jingle NADIA PAUL 1         JR. Women's Jingle LAKOTA SCABBYROBE 2         JR. Women's Jingle ALICE FINEDAY 3         JR. Women's Jingle ROBIN HUNTER 4         JR. Women's Jingle ANGELIN GADWA 5         JR. Women's Traditional KRISSY CHINIQUIE 1         JR. Women's Traditional MIRANDA DEEGAN 2       JR. Women's Traditional OCEANIA BELROSE 3         JR. Women's Traditional ALANISE WILDMAN 4         JR. Men's Fancy DREYSEN LEWIS 1         JR. Men's Fancy...

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Indigenous Beauty : Gorgeous Exhibit Premieres at Seattle Art Museum

Julian Scott ledger Artist B (Ka’igwu )Kiowa and Comanche Indian Reservation, OklahomaTwelve High-Ranking Kiowa Men, ca. 1880Pencil, colored pencil, and ink on paper7 1/2 × ...

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