Native American Information

Profiles

April Whitmore Locklear: A Beautiful Visionary

  By Kay Oxendine When my friend Shirley crumbly worked on the film "ali", she stated she had just experienced greatness after meeting legendary Muhammad Ali.  Anyone who has been around April Whitmore Locklear for more than 10 minutes also knows that feeling. What makes her so special and dynamic?  Well, the one thing that I have always ...
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Native American History

A More Accurate Historica...

Read MoreA More Accurate Historical Thanksgiving: What Are You Celebrating? By Jamie K. Oxendine, Lumbee/Creek Director, Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation PRELUDE Thanksgiving…oh that wonderful holiday ...

Native American Women Lea...

Read MoreSpider woman, Changing Woman, Corn Mother and all creation watch as the women come forward, one by one, sometimes softly and other times with full ...

Lakota Sneak-Up Song and ...

Read MoreLakota Sneak-Up Song and Dance By Jonathan Holmes I’ve learned from a number of Lakota Elders that the original Hunka bloka olowan ("Honored Warrior Song"), later called ...

Native American Culture

Looking to Learn Tlingit?...

Read More 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 ...

MSUM Speaks with Head Dan...

Read More 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 ...

BORN LAKOTA: Grass Dancer...

Read More Spirit meets Spirit: Danny Garneaux sharing Native Spiritual Traditions! Veteran. Educator. Lakota. Grass Dancer Danny Garneaux ...

Pow Wow

MSUM Speaks with Head Dan...

Read MoreMinnesota 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 ...

BORN LAKOTA: Grass Dancer...

Read More Spirit meets Spirit: Danny Garneaux sharing Native Spiritual Traditions! Veteran. Educator. Lakota. Grass Dancer Danny Garneaux ...

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 Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 10TH ANNUAL HONORING TRADITIONS, An ...

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

Jingle Dancing

Jingle Dress is also called a Prayer Dress. There are differences in the origins of the dress among the tribes. The dress was seen in a dream, as an object …

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Crafts

How to Mount Deer Toes – Craft Tutorial

  Deer toes have long been used as natural bells for dancers to keep rhythm with the drum. Some traditional men dancers are returning to this natural sound. Deer toes …

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