Supaman performs for Native Youth!!!

Supaman performs for Native Youth!!!

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This past weekend Christian Parrish Take The Gun (Crow) aka Supaman performed for Native Youth groups in the Bay Area.  For those of you not familiar with Christian: Christian Parrish Takes the Gun, professionally known as Supaman, is a Apsaalooke rapper from Seattle, Washington. The child of struggling alcoholics, he spent part….

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Beader of the Week – Tawnia Littlesalt

Beader of the Week – Tawnia Littlesalt

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This weeks featured artist is Tawnia Littlesalt, a Navajo beader from Kayenta, Arizona.  Tawnia began showing interest in beading when she was 11 years old.  She would watch her mom, Ella Benally do beadwork at the kitchen table and have several looms laid out working simultaneously on each project.  Her moms….

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The Fry Bread House in Phoenix, Arizona!!!

The Fry Bread House in Phoenix, Arizona!!!

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The best place to buy an Indian Taco in Phoenix, Arizona., is the Fry Bread House which is currently on Hazelwood & N.7th St.  This awesome spot was created by the Cecilia Miller family (Tohono O’odham) and is only one of five Native American restaurants ever to win the prestigious James Beard….

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Miss Native American USA 2017 – Autumn Rose Williams

Miss Native American USA 2017 – Autumn Rose Williams

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This past weekend Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua Williams (Shinnecock) was elected the new Miss Native American USA 2017!  This pageant is considered one of the bigs among the Native American pageant world.  Many of the young Native women vying for this years #MNAUSA title came to the table bringing stellar and accomplished….

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“The Smudging” – A new Native Horror film by Mike J.Marin

“The Smudging” – A new Native Horror film by Mike J.Marin

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Currently on the Indie film festival circuit is a new Native Horror flick by Mike J. Marin called, “The Smudging”. This film is about a paranormal research group called the Night Stalkers who get called in to investigate the aggressive supernatural activity of the Native American Cultural Center (NACC) in Chicago,….

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Havasupai Peach Festival 2017

Havasupai Peach Festival 2017

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The Havasupai Peach Festival takes place in Supai, Arizona., usually the second weekend in August to celebrate their Fall harvest.  During this time the Havasupai gather to sing & dance amongst their community and also invite in other neighboring tribes to help enjoy their festivities.  Havasupai translates to, “People of….

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Acosia Red Elk Video Interview

Acosia Red Elk Video Interview

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Acosia Red Elk, or Young Swan Rising From the Water, is a Champion Jingle Dress dancer from the Umatilla people.  A descendant of Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, she did not become interested in dancing until she was 16, when she taught herself to dance from videos of other jingle dancers.  Red Elk began dancing professionally in 1998….

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A New Era … New Arena – 34th Annual Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

A New Era … New Arena – 34th Annual Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

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It is Wednesday and Native people from all over are beginning to arrive in Duke City for the 34th Annual Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As everyone knows, this powwow currently moved to the NM Expo, which is home to the New Mexico State Fair. This evening,….

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Canku Onestar – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

Canku Onestar – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

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Canku Onestar  <—- that guy is a really good Fancy Dancer. Canku represents the Sićangu, Oglala Lakota, Onieda & Seneca Nations.  Every Powwow generation has its most noted dancers and holding the torch for the Men’s Fancy division is Canku, pronounced (jong-koo). What makes Canku a champion dancer is not his diligent….

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Kayla Marshall – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

Kayla Marshall – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

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For our www.powwows.com readers, many of you are learning that our powwow dancers come from unique and diverse backgrounds, which sometimes make their personal stories very compelling. As you listen to Kayla’s interview above, you’ll find that she’s charismatic, has tons of depth and uses the powwow arena for personal….

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Amber Cleveland – PowWows.com Dancer Profile

Amber Cleveland – PowWows.com Dancer Profile

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I had a really tough time looking for Womens Fancy dancer – Amber Cleveland (Ho Chunk & Ocean Man First Nations) at the Denver March Powwow 2017, I must’ve walked around the lower, the middle and the outside concourse at least 4 times hoping to run into her. Then, one….

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Stormie Perdash – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

Stormie Perdash – Powwows.com Dancer Profile

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Friday morning at the Denver March Powwow 2017 was very exciting, it was the first day of the powwow and everyone was arriving in good spirits!  As for me, I was ready to Live Stream for our Facebook viewers so they could join in on the fun! While doing a….

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