Posts under: Native American History

Top Native American Documentaries – Learn The Real Story of Native Culture in History and Today

Learning with documentary movies and TV series captures the mind and helps you experience the truth about a particular time, place, or people in a more engaging way. Native American documentaries have shown glimpses of both historical events, individuals, and current issues that have to do with the first nation's...

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9 Famous Native American Women In History That You Need To Know

It’s interesting to know that some of the great Native American women have played their roles as artists, healers, and much more and that too excellently. However, unfortunately, you won’t find the names of many of these inspirational personalities in most history textbooks.  Famous Native American Women Here are nine...

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Explore Native American History – Native American Heritage Month – Explore Native Challenge

Explore Native will show you ways to Explore Native American Culture during Native American Heritage Month. Whether you are a Pow Wow dancer, a Native American scholar, or just someone interested in Native Culture, Explore Native will provide you new ways to learn about this vibrant culture through Pow Wows, music, history, and...

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Lakota Sneak-Up Song and Dance

I’ve learned from a number of Lakota Elders that the original Hunka bloka olowan ("Honored Warrior Song"), later called the Sneak-Up Song around the time of the wild west shows, had to do with certain warriors who would sneak into the thick of a battle, at great personal danger, to...

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History of the Powwow | Origin & Background | Native American

Before the term “powwow” became popular, various words were used to describe this cultural phenomenon.  Some of these included: Celebration, Doing, Fair, Feast, Festival Gathering, Happening, Indian Dance, Rodeo, Show and Union.  The term “powwow” is actually a North Eastern Woodland word belonging to the Narragansett Language and the closest...

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