Native American Information

Profiles

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 ...
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Native American History

For Native Americans in M...

Read MoreFor Native Americans in Minnesota, food is a symbol of their struggle. After hundreds of years of isolation, here’s how the community is fighting to reclaim ...

Pow Wow Calendar Update ...

Read MoreCheck the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your ...

Researching Native Americ...

Read MoreRESEARCHING Native American HERITAGE A Native American Genealogical Journey  By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Editor, PowWows.com Director, Black Swamp ...

Native American Culture

Navajo Man’s Inspir...

Read More Talk about an epic bike ride! Navajo college student Tuff Fowler is currently on a mission to bike ride across America to inspire youth in their ...

Stop the Cuteness! Baby P...

Read More How adorable is this?! Ashlee Raining Bird shared this cute video on her Facebook page. Check out Devan Kicknosway and baby practicing their sneak up moves!...

Fort Peck Tribe Takes on ...

Read More Not sure why America has been obsessed with bathrooms lately, but here we go again! According to a story on KTVQ out of Billings, Montana, tribal leaders of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation have adopted ...

Pow Wow

Stop the Cuteness! Baby P...

Read MoreHow adorable is this?! Ashlee Raining Bird shared this cute video on her Facebook page. Check out Devan Kicknosway and baby practicing their sneak up moves!...

Advice For a New Pow Wow ...

Read More We R Native is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth. On their website they have a place for readers to ask ...

19 Snapshots to Celebrate...

Read MoreThe 2016 Lumbee Pow Wow, "Dance of the Spring Moon", was recently held May 6 – 8, 2016 at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center in Maxton, North Carolina. The 2016 Head Staff were: Head Male Dancer: Terry ...

Native American Casinos

4 Bears Casino and Lodge 202 Frontage Rd. New Town ND 58763 Website: http://www.4bearscasino.com
7 Cedars Casino 270756 Highway 101 Sequim WA 98382 Website: http://www.7cedarscasino.com/
7 Clans Casino & Hotel & Water Park RR 3 Box 168 A Thief River Falls MN 56701 Website: http://www.sevenclanscasino.com
Ada Gaming Center 1500 North Country Club Rd. Ada OK 74820
Agua Caliente Casino - Resort - Spa 32-250 Bob Hope Drive Rancho Mirage CA 92270 Website: http://www.hotwatercasino.com/acc_index.html
Aht'Way RV Park 7800 Nez Perce Rd. Lewiston ID 83501

Native American Tribes

A. Millie Stevens (President) P.O. Box 828 Craig AK 99921
A.D. Ellis (Principal Chief) P.O. Box 580 Okmulgee OK 74447 Website: http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov
A.T. Rusty Stafne (Chairman) P.O. Box 1027 Poplar MT 59255 Website: http://www.fortpecktribes.org
Aaron R. Townsend (Chairman) P.O. Box 129 Fort Bidwell CA 96112
Adlai Alexander (First Chief) P.O. Box 126 Fort Yukon AK 99740
Adrian Pushetonequa (Chairman) 349 Meskwaki Road Tama IA 52339 Website: http://www.meskwaki.org
Aggie Waskey (President) PO Box SRV Stony River AK 99557
Al Cratty (President) P.O. Box 62 Old Harbor AK 99643

Dance Styles

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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Crafts

How to Make Ribbonwork – Straight Dance Ribbonwork Tutorial

This tutorial is for the cut and tuck method with a template. Making the design and cutting the template is probably a whole tutorial by itself!  For my ribbonwork, I …

Native American Colleges

American Indian Higher Education Consortium 121 Oronoco Street Alexandria VA
Bay Mills Community College Route 1 Box 315A Brimley MI 49715
Blackfeet Community College P. O. Box 819 Browning MT 59417
Candeska Cikana Community College P. O. Box 269 Fort Totten ND 58335
Cheyenne River Community College P. O. Box 220 Eagle Butte SD 57625