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Havasupai Seed Drive a Success

July 29, 2020 - 10:55am

Havasupai Seed Drive a SuccessBeautifully 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.....

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

July 17, 2020 - 4:47pm

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

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What Are Your Thoughts? Washington NFL Team Announces Name Change

July 15, 2020 - 1:10pm

What Are Your Thoughts?  Washington NFL Team Announces Name ChangeOn July 31, the Washington NFL team announced the retirement of their current name and logo. From Washington Team website: On July 3rd, we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team's name. That review has begun in.....

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My Favorite Moments From Gathering of Nations Pow Wows

July 6, 2020 - 12:50pm

My Favorite Moments From Gathering of Nations Pow WowsI 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.....

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July 2020 Giveaways – Weekly Prizes

July 2, 2020 - 1:38pm

July 2020 Giveaways – Weekly PrizesDuring 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......

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My Top 5 Favorite Native American Actors

June 26, 2020 - 9:20am

My Top 5 Favorite Native American ActorsIt 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.....

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Native American Books for Children Our 10 Quick Picks

June 24, 2020 - 2:39pm

Native American Books for Children Our 10 Quick PicksIf 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.....

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Inspirational Stories In Mist of Pandemic

June 24, 2020 - 2:19pm

Inspirational Stories In Mist of PandemicCOVID-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.....

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

June 18, 2020 - 2:04pm

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

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When will Pow Wows resume? Pow Wow Nation Live

June 18, 2020 - 1:52pm

When will Pow Wows resume?  Pow Wow Nation LiveAs 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?.....

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2020 Manito Ahbee Pow Wow Virtual Contest

June 16, 2020 - 9:30am

2020 Manito Ahbee Pow Wow Virtual ContestThe 2020 Manito Ahbee Pow Wow will hold a virtual dance contest July 12 – 19, 2020. PowWows.com will stream the dance contest videos during the week of July 12th. 2020 Virtual Pow Wow Official Rules Pre registration for dancers.....

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Hardly Any Native Tribes Are Responding to the 2020 Census – Here’s What That Means

June 15, 2020 - 2:51pm

Hardly Any Native Tribes Are Responding to the 2020 Census – Here’s What That MeansThe 2020 United States Census is upon us. While the average response rate for the country as a whole is currently 60.8%, Native American tribes, such as the Navajo Nation, is under 1%. A major reason why there is such.....

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Shane Ortega – A Conversation About Race – Pow Wow Nation Live

June 11, 2020 - 9:02am

Shane Ortega – A Conversation About Race – Pow Wow Nation LivePow Wow Nation Live show this week will feature an interview with Shane Ortega.  I discuss with Shane racism in American.   Shane Ortega is a combat veteran who has traveled learning from Indigenous culture. Join us for an open conversation.....

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Pendleton Giveaway – 2020 Is Halfway Over!

June 8, 2020 - 3:36pm

Pendleton Giveaway – 2020 Is Halfway Over!2020 has been a rough year!   Coronavirus Quarantine No Pow Wows Murder Hornets And more! On top of that my daughter had a wreck this weekend (she's ok – car is not).  So I'm thankful that we have made it.....

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Night of Prayer – Pow Wow Nation Live

June 5, 2020 - 10:23am

Night of Prayer – Pow Wow Nation LiveOn my recent live show on Facebook and Youtube, I shared videos from past Pow Wows of prayer songs, memorial songs, and Jingle songs. These are all songs of prayer and healing. This is what we and our world need.....

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2020 Native American Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 5, 2020 - 9:38am

2020 Native American Father’s Day Gift GuideIt's hard to believe it’s already June and we’re here with our annual Father’s Day gift guide! If you’re looking for a special way to honor your dads, grandfathers, or other father figures in your life, we’ve rounded up a.....

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Interview with Darren Thompson Reporting From Minneapolis Protests

June 4, 2020 - 11:25am

Interview with Darren Thompson Reporting From Minneapolis ProtestsDarren 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......

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Pow Wow Dancers On NBC’s World Of Dance

June 4, 2020 - 10:56am

Pow Wow Dancers On NBC’s World Of DanceIndigenous 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.....

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Interview with Chef Brian Yazzie

May 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Interview with Chef Brian YazzieAbout Chef Brian Yazzie Brian Yazzie (a.k.a. Yazzie the Chef) is a Diné Chef from Dennehotso, Arizona which is located on the Northeastern part of the Navajo Nation. He currently resides in Saint Paul, MN and has a degree in.....

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Native American Smudging

May 19, 2020 - 10:55am

Native American SmudgingNative American smudging is an act that illuminates something primordial within people, connecting both smoke with spirituality in remarkable ways. This is a common ceremonial ritual amongst the ingenious people, held closely within these cultures to purify, spiritually cleanse, and.....

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