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Posts under: Native American Culture

Do Native Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Do Native Americans celebrate Thanksgiving? For the majority of non-native Americans, Thanksgiving is a time to think about things you are grateful for, eat far too much turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, and relax in front of the TV to catch a football game. The stories of the history of...

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Read ‘Winter Counts’ — A Lakota Thriller

Now that summer is winding down, it's time to pass that beach book along to a friend and pick up something with more substance. If you’re eyeing something more informative, thrilling, and poignant, then "Winter Counts" needs to be added to your “must-read” list ASAP. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW NOW...

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Deanna Standing Cloud – Female Pow Wow MC – Pow Wow Life Podcast Episode 33

Deanna Standing Cloud became one of the first females to Emcee at a Pow Wow in 2017.  In this episode, Deanna discusses her journey to the Pow Wow microphone.   Follow Deanna Instagram Youtube [spp-player url="https://traffic.libsyn.com/forcedn/powwowlife/Pow_Wow_Life_33_Deanna_Standing_Cloud_MIX.mp3" textabove="Pow Wow Life Episode 33" image=“https://www.powwows.com/wp-content/uploads/podcast_channel_artwork.jpg" title="Deanna Standing Cloud - Female Pow Wow MC"] Deanna...

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Adam Beach: Native American Actor Extraordinaire

Adam Beach is a well-known Native American actor, writer, producer, and philanthropist, He was born in Manitoba, grew up on the Dog Creek First Nation Reserve, and is Anishinaabe.  One meaning of Anishinaabe is “the good humans,” and Adam Beach is one of them, representing his fellow Natives and his...

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