Posts under: Native American Articles

Havasupai Seed Drive a Success

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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PowWows.com Invited to Facebook’s Community Accelerator Program to Continue Building Community for Native American Culture

For immediate release: July 17, 2020 PowWows.com Invited to Facebook’s Community Accelerator Program to Continue Building Community for Native American Culture Lexington, SC - - - Paul Gowder, founder, PowWows.com, this week was invited by Facebook to participate in its upcoming 2020 Community Accelerator Program due to PowWows.com’s growing influence...

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My Favorite Moments From Gathering of Nations Pow Wows

I attended my first Gathering of Nations Pow Wow in 2004.  Since then I have been blessed to attend each year.  Starting in 2009 I have streamed them for PowWows.com and Gathering of Nations committee. Over these years I have seen some amazing moments at the Pow Wow.   Have you...

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July 2020 Giveaways – Weekly Prizes

During July there will be a new contest each week with great prizes! Be sure to enter check back here often for each new giveaway. Contests are open worldwide.  Winners outside the US may receive gift card for equivalent value. Veterans Cloth - Teton Trade Cloth   Mystery Box Giveaway...

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My Top 5 Favorite Native American Actors

It is no secret that Native Americans have had a rough history, filled with segregation, hate, and discrimination. For a long time, Hollywood films represented Native Americans unfavorably, representing them in marginalized and inaccurate behavior. Indian filmmakers and Native American actors had to fight to develop an artistic voice for...

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Native American Books for Children Our 10 Quick Picks

If you are looking to connect your children with Native American Culture, there is a variety of published treasures available. From board books and short stories to coming of age and novels written by Native American authors, check out this list of ten books. [mv_create title="Native American Books for Children...

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Inspirational Stories In Mist of Pandemic

COVID-19 has been devastating communities throughout the world since January, and some groups of people are joining forces more than others to make the best out of their situation. There are individuals out there that prove to the world that this pandemic does not have to be all doom and...

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How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Native American Communities

COVID-19 is a highly-contagious pathogen that can become airborne and infect others who are not adequately protecting themselves. While people everywhere have become infected, Native American communities have been disproportionately affected by the virus. One of the reasons Native Americans have been affected so severely is due to their higher...

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When will Pow Wows resume? Pow Wow Nation Live

As the world starts to re-open, COVID-19 is still with us and making its presence felt! With businesses, beaches, etc opening back up, cases of COVID-19 have begun to rise in several states.   What does this mean for Pow Wows? When will Pow Wows be able to resume? Join Paul...

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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow