Posts under: Native American Articles

All About Ribbon Skirts – How To Make Ribbon Skirts

Brightly-colored ribbon skirts are a traditional piece of clothing for many Native American women and girls, as it honors their heritage and is a way to represent themselves as well as causes, such as the missing and murdered Indigenous women and children.  https://www.instagram.com/p/CF7lkhvFgTI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link “Skirts in Native American communities are more...

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Powwow Calendar Update October 2, 2020

Yes!  There are some Pow Wows happening.  Many are still having to cancel or change their dates. Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Find Pow Wows in your state or province! Plan your...

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Help Wanted: Community Manager/Executive Assistant

PowWows.com is looking to hire a Community Manager/Executive Assistant.  Please complete the form below to apply. The position is a contract. Expected Hours: 10-15 hours/week to start Schedule: Flexible Location: Job is virtual Required Skills Experience with Facebook Groups, WordPress, Convertkit, Asana, Shopify Ability to organize workload by priorities Proactive...

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Best Practices When Teaching About Native People

Our country is in a unique time. There is civil unrest with groups from various cultures calling out for justice, equality, and for their voices to be heard. Not only are they wanting things to positively change in the present but also are looking for historical change, especially in regards...

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Cinnamon-Sugar Fry Bread with Lavender-Lemon Curd

Sometimes I like to time travel through my nose. Wait, what? Let me try that again. You know when a familiar fragrance transports you back into a fond memory? That. That’s what I like. I grew up in North Carolina. Every October, just as my birthday began to creep around...

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