Posts under: Native American Culture

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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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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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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Interview with Darren Thompson Reporting From Minneapolis Protests

Darren Thompson is an award-winning flute musician. He is a writer for PowWows.com and Native News Online.  This week he has been covering the protests in his home town of Minneapolis. Hear first hand his experiences this week in Minneapolis. Follow Darren https://www.facebook.com/darren.thompson.927 https://darrenthompson.net/biography Interview with Darren Thompson More about...

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Pow Wow Dancers On NBC’s World Of Dance

Indigenous Enterprised performed on the NBC tv show World of Dance this week.  The group was critiqued by judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and Ne-Yo. Their performance included Grass dancer, Hoop dancer, Fancy dancer, and a Chicken dancer. Their high energy routine impressed the judges. Ultimately the judges did not...

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