Author: PowWows.com

Indian Horse Film Means More

Indian Horse is more than just a film. The movie is based from the novel by Richard Wagamese. Indian Horse Film is the collaboration between talented indigenous people and great filmmakers. According to Edna Manitowabi, she was sent to a Catholic residential school at the age of six. The actress...

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Women of Standing Rock #GreenTheRez

Phyllis Young has been an environmental activist for decades. Recently she spoke about the broken promised by US government to the citizens of Standing Rock. Mikki Willis asked Phyllis, “As you push towards your fifth decade of working very hard as an environmental activist, has anything changed?” Phyllis said, “In 1956,...

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“One Foot in a Shoe, One Foot in a Moccasin”: Cheenulka Pocknett’s Powwow Steps

[caption id="attachment_15382" align="alignnone" width="200"] Contemporary Men's Northern Traditional Dancer Cheenulka Pocknett![/caption] Cheenulka Pocknett hails from the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Loocated about an hour southeast of Boston, Massachusetts, he enjoys his traditional life of hunting and fishing. Powwows play an important role in his journey as a...

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A Real Role Model…Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe!

[caption id="attachment_15458" align="alignnone" width="380"] Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe![/caption]   [caption id="attachment_15459" align="alignnone" width="473"] Lovely Kaleena Stone![/caption] Q) Congratulations! You are truly a beauty, inside and out! Please tell us about yourself? What do you want us to know about you? A) Thank you so much. Manahuu (Hello), my name is...

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