2015-2016 PowWows.com Princess Contest

The PowWows.com Princess is expected to be an ambassador for the site online and offline. Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2015 and the winner will be announced by June 30, 2015. The following items must be submitted to the Powwows.com Princess Youth Ambassador Committee: Powwows.com Princess Youth Ambassador Application Current Photograph (in regalia) Photocopy of Tribal ID or Status card if available Proof of Age (i.e. Photocopy of Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, etc.) A Letter of Recommendation with Letter of Recommendation Form Personal Essay Powwows.com Princess ...

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Cut The Rug Video Contest – Win An American Dakota Rug

Have you seen the amazing rugs from American Dakota? Here's your chance to win one! Show us how you "Cut a Rug".   In your outfit or in street clothes...singing with a group or by yourself...just do it with style! Chicken, Jingle, Hand Drum, Fancy Feather or Fancy Shawl - cut ...


Pow Wow Calendar Update – May 21, 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 Gissiwas Creek Pow Wow 2015 May 24 - May 25 13819 - N 5th Avenue, Marion, Michigan - 49665 E-Mamawohkamatotan Intertribal Pow Wow May 23 - May 23 33700 Prentis Ave., Mission , BC 6th Annual Native Woodland Gathering May 23 - May 24 4595 CR 153, Zanesfield, OH - 43360 Memorial Pow Wow Traditional Pow ...

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Native American Beaded Belt Buckle – eBay find of the week

Native American Beaded Belt Buckle A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items) Click here to buy

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Making Regalia – Bustle Backboards

On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, with special guest Willow Abrahamson, they show us how to construct a bustle backboard. Making Regalia - Episode 7 Season 2 from CATV47 on Vimeo. As you know, these episodes are brought to you by Cheyenne and Arapaho Television- CATV47. They don't have the big budgets like the major networks do so if you love these shows, why not throw a little change their ...

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Eagle Feathers and Graduation Day – School Says No!

  We applaud all the Native American students who will soon be walking proudly across the stage to receive their high school diplomas. However, this joyous occasion usually turns sour when the students cannot honor their heritage by wearing an eagle feather with their cap and gown. Year after year students and their families ask, will the administration allow me to wear an eagle feather in my cap? King 5 News ...


Don’t Miss! SF Giants Native American Heritage Night

The San Francisco Giants welcome you and your family and friends to AT&T Park to take part in a celebration of the Bay Area's Native American culture by hosting a Native American Heritage Night on Wednesday June 24th! Ticket package includes a ticket to the Wednesday June 24th evening game versus the San Diego Padres and a special Giants commemorative T-shirt.


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The life of a Powwow MC! An interview with Tom Phillips

During the Stanford Powwow on May 9th 2015, Tom Phillips took precious time from his dinner break to sit with me and discuss what it means to him to be a Powwow MC, and how he came to this arena of his life.

Me: I wanted to ask you what made you decide to pursue becoming an MC? Tom Phillips: Years ago right around the Alcatraz occupation, I decided that I would try to divert some of my efforts towards ...

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10 Times Spike Draper’s Dancing Left Us in Awe

All throughout Indian Country everyone is mourning the loss of a great dancer, Spike Draper. A lot of people have been turning to social media to share their condolences with the family and share their favorite photos and stories of Spike. I went through YouTube and found some great footage of Spike dancing through the years. Here are some highlights for you to enjoy. Fancy Feather Spotlight at 2014 Red Mountain Eagle Powwow in Scottsdale, AZ: North ...


Rest In Peace – Spike Draper

Indian Country mourns the loss of a Pow Wow Champion Spike Draper. Spike Draper passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the LDS Church in Kirtland, New Mexico at 10:00 am. Flowers can be sent to Cope Memorial Funeral Home in Kirtland, New Mexico. ...



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