The Importance of the Miss Indian World Title!

The Importance of the Miss Indian World Title!

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This evening concluded the talent portion for the 32nd annual Miss Indian World competition. All of the MIW contestants did a great job sharing the traditional knowledge of their tribal culture. Here are a few photos that helped capture the evening! Every year this event draws a capacity crowd and….

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Getting Ready for Gathering 2016 !!

Getting Ready for Gathering 2016 !!

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Comedian Charlie Ballard’s mother, Beulah, is back on the powwow trail getting ready for the Gathering of Nations Powwow 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Beulah is returning to GON for the 3rd straight year with her massage booth, look for her in the traders tent, stop by say hello and….

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Miss International Two Spirit 2016 – Spirit Wildcat

Miss International Two Spirit 2016 – Spirit Wildcat

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Last weekend, the current reigning Miss International Two Spirit – Spirit Wildcat (Shoshone/Bannock), made an appearance at the 5th Annual BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow in San Francisco, California.  I caught up with her for a quick interview: Please introduce yourself! Good morning, Afternoon, Evening. My name is Spirit Wildcat, I’m….

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5th Annual BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow

5th Annual BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow

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This past weekend, the Bay Area American Indian Two Spirit (BAAITS) group held their 5th Annual Two Spirit Powwow at the Fort Mason Pavillion in San Francisco, California. Official Welcome BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAyhSXDUQpA Two Spirit Powwow Experience, many people have ask what the Two Spirit Powwow is like,….

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Preparing an Easy Thanksgiving Dinner !!

Preparing an Easy Thanksgiving Dinner !!

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Preparing a Thanksgiving dinner can be pretty brutal if you’re making everything from scratch, here are a couple short cuts on getting the job done without all the hassle. Lets take a quick look into the preparation that my mom put into making an, “easy” , great tasting Thanksgiving dinner!….

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Famous Native American Portrayals in the Movies

Famous Native American Portrayals in the Movies

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Some our most famous Native people in history have had their life stories immortalized on the big screen, here are a few people you might know and who played them, enjoy! #nativeheritagemonth In 1994, Adam Beach (Saulteaux First Nations) played Squanto in, “Squanto: A Warriors Tale”  .  Squanto comes from….

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Craft Corner with Niishode TwoHearts

Craft Corner with Niishode TwoHearts

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Here at Powwows.com we love to showcase Native artwork!  If you’re a professional Native artist or if you know a Native artist, please send us their website links & info, all artwork must be done by Native artists. (i.e. painter, ceramics, beader and other art disciplines featuring Native themes) There….

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5 Strong Native American Women – #StrongNativeWomen

5 Strong Native American Women – #StrongNativeWomen

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When I think of Native Heritage Month, I think of our matriarchs, grand-mothers, mothers, sisters, community leaders, business owners, actresses, who continually find ways to guide us, keep us honest, lend an ear when no one else will listen & who are the glue to our communities & families that keep….

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First Nations Recipes for Native Heritage Month

First Nations Recipes for Native Heritage Month

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and its time to get your best recipes ready to impress your families and friends!! Here are some great ideas to bring some Native theme dishes to your Thanksgiving table. Go to their website to access their, “easy to prepare”, Native themed dishes! www.firstnations.org/recipes….

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Native Heritage Month with A Tribe Called Red

Native Heritage Month with A Tribe Called Red

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This past week, First Nations Electric Music Trio, “A Tribe Called Red” , made a pit stop in San Francisco, California., to watch a tribute video made about them at the 40th Annual American Indian Film Awards.  A Tribe Called Red have niched themselves a piece of the music market by….

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Nike N7 Power of Perseverance Collection

Nike N7 Power of Perseverance Collection

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For the Holiday 2015 season, Nike N7 presents the Power of Perseverance Collection, Nike collaborated with Bunky Echo-Hawk, a Native American artist and member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, in shaping the graphics presented. Nike N7: The Power of Perseverance Launching November 7, the Power of Perseverance Collection recognizes….

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2015 Morongo Pow Wow Report

2015 Morongo Pow Wow Report

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In September the Morongo Band of Mission Indians hosted their 25th Annual Powwow in Cabazon, California.  Big prize money drew in many of our National dancers from all over Indian Country.  This is one of the last big dances on the West Coast before powwow season ends. The Desert Mountain weather in this….

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