Why Joe Biden will be good for Indian Country!

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Joe Biden | Native American Presidential Forum #NativeVote2020Watch this video on YouTube Its election time!  This evening Presidential hopeful Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate and immediately my eyes lit up because I thought Indian People just might finally have an ally with this government! Lets get….

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Havasupai Seed Drive a Success

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Beautifully located 8 miles within the Grand Canyon National Park, are the Havasu Baaja (Havasupai), People of the Blue-Green Waters.  Their land is known for its majestic waterfalls supplied by hidden limestone aquifers, set against the dreamy backdrop of towering mesas, known as the Grand Canyon. By April, many different….

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Married Two-Spirit Couple win Amazing Race Canada 2019!!

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“OMG, they won” , was my first initial reaction when I learned that Anthony Johnson (Navajo) and James Makokis (Cree) won this years Amazing Race Canada 2019! Wow! If you’ve never seen Amazing Race basically its a reality show where the participants, “embark on the race of a lifetime, all….

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Michelle McCauley (Paiute) – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

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Its wonderful to meet powwow dancers because its always interesting on how they ended up in the powwow dance arena. Everyone meet Michelle McCauley (Paiute), from Wadsworth, Nevada. Originally  she danced in her Traditional Paiute Buckskin and didn’t switch to fancy dancing until she was 21.  Now a seasoned dancer….

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Acosia Red Elk (Umatilla) – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

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Its always a wonderful surprise to run into our good friend Acosia Red Elk (Umatilla) on the Powwow trail, Acosia’s vibration is welcoming, friendly and she always has a couple great words to share.  What makes Acosia so interesting is her inter-connectedness to everyone and everything. On the Powwow circuit,….

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Wayne Silas Jr. (Oneida) – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

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Wayne Silas Jr. (Oneida) showed why he’s still in his prime when he won the Iron Man Contest at this years Stanford Powwow 2018! Wayne was the last man standing after a nearly 30-minute consecutive dance session! Some may remember Wayne being a founder member of the drum group –….

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Jocy Bird – PowWows.com Dancer Profile

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This past weekend Jocy Bird (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara) was the Head Lady Dancer at the Stanford Powwow 2018 in Palo Alto, California! Jocy is accomplished Fancy Dancer who everyone can catch on the Powwow circuit.  More recently she was also the Head Woman Dancer at the 2018 Gathering of Nations Powwow in….

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Artist of the Week – Jennifer Bear Medicine (Apsaalooke)

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Hoka Hey Everybody!! This week its our delight to showcase Make Up Artist – Jennifer Bear Medicine (Apsàalooke (Crow)/Paiute/Warm Springs) on PowWows.com!! Jennifer is a self taught make up artist who expresses her culture through make up! Her chosen medium is eyebrow art where she paints beautiful Native images right….

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Colin Kaepernick Supporting Indigenous People at Alcatraz Sunrise Gathering

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Colin Kaepernick in attendance for this years Alcatraz Sunrise Gathering 2017 in San Francisco, California, with Powwows.com blogger – Charlie Ballard! Colin is here to support Indigenous people! Last year Colin showed his support of Native people by giving $50,000 to the Standing Rock Health Clinic.

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Gay Marriage Comes to Indian Country

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A couple years ago we reported in a PowWows.com blog about the Gay Marriage movement in Indian Country, that even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gay Marriage in all 50 states on June 26, 2015., only a handful of tribes decided to recognize the new Gay Marriage Law on….

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President Trump Celebrates Native Heritage Month…Not Really.

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Wow! On October 31st, the White House proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month, and then four days later our glorious Commander in Chief took to Twitter and bashed Hillary Clinton for rigging the DNC primaries, while advertently mocking Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee and Delaware Native heritage.   Generally, when other communities….

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McDonalds Indian Box – I’m NOT loving it !!!

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Thank God Baseball season has finally come to a close.  Making news in a bad way was a new McDonalds promotional item called, “Mickey D’s Indians Dinner Box”, which includes 2 Big Macs, 2 cheeseburgers, 4 small fries, and 10 piece nuggets. This limited combo could be found at various McDonalds….

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