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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Powwow, water drive connect Bernalillo High Native American students with Standing Rock protesters (12/28/2016)
(New Mexico) -- In a show of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux, Bernalillo High’s Native American student club presented a lunchtime powwow Wednesday and...
article Siding with Standing Rock at the Naperville Powwow (9/29/2016)
(Illinois) -- Every year, west suburban Naperville welcomes the Harvest Powwow, a rare occasion for non-natives to experience some representation of what Native American...
article Powwow participants stand with pipeline protesters (9/23/2016)
(California) -- Thousands of Native Americans from tribes across the country are gathering in Cabazon for the 26th annual Moronogo Thunder & Lightning Powwow this...
article Pipeline protest boosts significance of annual tribal leaders summit, powwow in Bismarck (9/2/2016)
(North Dakota) -- An annual summit of American Indian tribal leaders and the traditional powwow that follows are expected to draw big numbers and heightened interest in...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Choctaw Tribe

article Choctaw pow wow a place for competition, friendship (12/4/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- More than 500 Native North American dancers from all over the U.S. and Canada descended on Durant, Oklahoma, this weekend to take part in the Choctaw...
1 Article on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article Native American culture celebrated, strengthened at San Bernardino pow wow (10/8/2016)
(California) -- Scores of Native Americans singers, dancers, drummers and artisans from across North America returned to San Bernardino this weekend for the 21st annual...
article Celebrate American Indian Culture at San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians Powwow (10/7/2016)
(California) -- In the spirit of togetherness and affirmation of American Indian culture, the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians will hold their annual powwow on...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Dare To Be 100: Pow-Wow (10/7/2016)
(California) -- Last night I attended a pow-wow while visiting a friend in Santa Ynez, California. Nearby was the Chumash Indian Reservation.
article Native Americans spanning continent gather at Chumash hosted Pow-Wow (10/3/2016)
(California) -- Thick smoke of burning incense and the sound of bells on the regalia of Native Americans from across the continent stimulated the senses of all who...
article GALLERY: Native American tribes come together at Chumash hosted Pow-Wow (10/2/2016)
(California) -- Thick smoke of burning incense and the sound of bells on the regalia of Native Americans from across the continent stimulated the senses of all who...
article Chumash to host 21st Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow this weekend (9/26/2016)
(California) -- Native American dancing, singing and drumming will be on display during the 21st annual Chumash Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow coming up Saturday and Sunday, Oct....
article Inter-tribal pow-wow brings tribes to Santa Ynez this weekend (10/4/2015)
(California) -- Native American dancing, singing and drumming from tribes throughout the U.S. is marking 50 years of the Chumash Pow-Wow this weekend at Live Oak...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Indigenous Peoples Day

article Native American tribes maintaining anti-Columbus Day tradition (10/2/2016)
(New York) -- Not everybody will be celebrating Columbus Day. Members of 200 Native American tribes, who consider the Italian explorer more criminal than conqueror, will...
article Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Berkeley Celebrated Saturday at Powwow (10/11/2015)
(California) -- One might say it was a homecoming powwow of sorts. For it was Berkeley, California was the first city in the United States to recognize Indigenous...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Local Native Americans express pipeline fears at annual pow wow (9/25/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Noxen's 12th annual fall intertribal pow wow is uniting Native Americans in our area. Hundreds showed up to celebrate their roots and keep their...
1 Article on this Issue

Morongo Tribe

article Miss Indian World Interview – 2016 Morongo Pow Wow (9/25/2016)
(California) -- Miss Indian World, Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn, is visiting the Morongo Pow Wow this weekend in Cabazon, California.Danielle talked with us for a...
article Annual Morongo powwow a feast for the eyes, ears (9/15/2016)
(California) -- The Morongo Band of Mission Indians’s Thunder & Lightning Powwow will feature traditional Native American dancing, music and food. Plus, Native...
article Morongo powwow blends culture, community (9/27/2015)
(California) -- Norman Largo stood outside his white van in the desert heat, slowly draping himself in a red-and-white poncho. The New Mexico man with an easy laugh has...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pokagon Band

article Pokagon Band expands annual Pow Wow for tribes and local communities (9/4/2016)
(Michigan) -- Labor Day weekend marks the 31st annual Kee-Boon-Mein Kaa Pow Wow. This annual Pow Wow is hosted by the Pokagon Band of Potwatami Indians, and is open to...
1 Article on this Issue

Shinnecock Tribe

article Annual Shinnecock powwow puts heritage on display (9/3/2016)
(New York) -- Throngs of people danced, clapped and bobbed their heads to the rhythmic heartbeat of the drums during the Shinnecock Indian Reservation’s annual...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashantucket Pequot

article Schemitzun highlights native culture in the modern world (8/28/2016)
(Connecticut) -- Thousands of Native Americans and spectators gathered on the Mashantucket Pequot reservation Saturday for the kickoff of the tribe’s 25th annual...
article The 4th annual ‘Honoring the Veterans Powwow’ (11/8/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- Native American children dancers line up for Grand Entry at the start ofthe fourth annual "Honoring the Vetrans Powwow" at the Mashantucket...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Tribe

article At Mohegan Wigwam Festival, a memorial, a proposal and a call for help (8/22/2016)
(Connecticut) -- The dancers were ready to go on Sunday. The grand entry of attendees of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival at Fort Shantok was over, and the dance competition...
article The 2015 Mohegan Wigwam Festival (8/16/2015)
(Connecticut) -- Hassan Ridgeway of Toms River, New Jersey, danced in Men's Fancy Dance regalia, with other Native American dancers as part of an intertribal dance...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Winnebago Tribe

article More than 100 tribes from across North America come together at Winnebago Pow Wow (7/29/2016)
(Nebraska) -- Dancers wearing bright and fully-decorated costumes filled the center of the arena to kick off the 150th annual Winnebago Pow Wow. Pow Wow happens every...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Tribes come together for Educational powwow at Pequot Museum (7/7/2016)
(Connecticut) -- Drum beats filled the air Thursday while dancers in neon greens and yellows spun up a frenzy at the Mashantucket Pequot tribe’s annual Educational...
article Tribal spirit leads annual Mashpee festival (7/3/2016)
(Massachusetts) -- By 12:30 p.m. Saturday , families and friends had gathered in a wide circle on open bleachers and under temporary shelters, waiting for the start of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Gun Lake

article Gun Lake Tribe invites public to annual powwow this weekend (7/6/2016)
(Michigan) -- It will be a celebration rich in heritage and Native American culture and the Gun Lake Tribe is inviting people across West Michigan to be a part of it....
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Tribes gather for annual Cherokee Powwow (7/3/2016)
(North Carolina) -- Native American tribes from across the continent have gathered on the Cherokee reservation this weekend for the 41st-first annual Powwow.
1 Article on this Issue

Wisconsin Oneida

article 44th Annual Oneida Pow-Wow (7/3/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- The United States isn't the only nation celebrating its heritage this weekend. The Oneida Nation is holding its 43rd annual Pow-Wow this weekend.
1 Article on this Issue

Quapaw Tribe

article 144 years of tradition: Quapaw Tribe adding fireworks to annual powwow (7/1/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal members and others come from near and far every year, and have for many, many years to gather for powwow. The Quapaw Tribe is hosting its 144th...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article MCKOSATO: Gathering of Nations Complaints? Then Don't Go (6/20/2016)
(New Mexico) -- The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow in Albuquerque is the stuff of legend. It is a destination point for many Native Americans across the nation. People...
article Vince Two Eagles: Powwows and Sundances are not the same (1/15/2016)
(South Dakota) -- Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), August or Wasuton wi (Moon when all things ripen), of 2015 proved to be an absolute scorcher! As with all...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Lumbee Tribe

article Lumbee powwow drums up tribal tune (5/8/2016)
(North Carolina) -- As he drummed and sang during the Lumbee Tribe’s Dance of the Spring Moon Powwow Saturday, Kaya Littleturtle could hear his grandfather’s...
article 450 Dancers Turn Out for Lumbee Spring Powwow (5/3/2015)
(North Carolina) -- Young, old and in-between danced at the 10th Annual “Dance of the Moon Spirit” Powwow in Lumberton, North Carolina this past weekend. The...
article Tribe puts its best foot foward (5/3/2015)
(North Carolina) -- A steady drumbeat reverberated through the Southeastern Agricultural Events Center on Saturday, and the American Indian dancers in the arena grew...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Three Rivers Traditional Pow Wow celebrates Native American culture (5/1/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- The La Crosse Area Three Rivers Traditional Pow Wow is a social gathering showing off every aspect of the Ho-Chunk culture. The annual event, hosted by...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Oglala woman to compete in "Miss Indian World Pageant" :Along the Way (4/12/2016)
(South Dakota) -- A young woman from Oglala is one of 24 Native American women competing in the 'Miss Indian World' pageant: later this month in Albuquerque, New...
article Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Young Community Members Rebuild Porcupine Powwow Arbor (9/10/2015)
(South Dakota) -- The Porcupine District Powwow grounds had seen better days. Rotting wood, rusty nails, mildew and peeling paint left the community wondering when and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi Pow-Wow bus trip date set (3/19/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- The Mishicot Historical Museum will take its annual Hannahville Potawatomi Pow-Wow Bus Trip June 18. The day will begin at 7:30 a.m. with coffee and...
1 Article on this Issue

Federal Recognition

article Tejon Indian Tribe makes community debut with powwow (9/24/2015)
(California) -- The reaffirmation of the Tejon tribe and its inclusion among the 567 federally recognized tribes was a long time coming for its members. After a six-year...
article N.J. American Indian tribe fighting for recognition gets new pow wow land (7/31/2015)
(New Jersey) -- A South Jersey tribe of American Indians is expanding its lands with help from Cumberland County. The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe is going to purchase...
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Unrecognized Tribes

article Lenape tribe wants to bring its powwow home (8/8/2015)
(New Jersey) -- The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation always wanted to bring its annual powwow back to Cumberland County. There was never anything wrong with the site...
1 Article on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Julyamsh powwow replaced with shorter celebration for 2015 (7/12/2015)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d’Alene Tribe won’t host a powwow this summer, but it will put on a brief cultural celebration next weekend that includes some...
article Julyamsh Pow Wow Canceled Over Horse Racing Machines (2/6/2015)
(Idaho) -- Julyamsh, billed as the northwest’s largest outdoor pow wow is canceled for 2015. The pow wow has been held at Greyhound Park in Post Falls, Idaho, for...
article Lawmakers surprised, disappointed at Julyamsh Pow Wow cancellation (2/3/2015)
(Idaho) -- Two of the three state lawmakers whose district includes the Greyhound Park Event Center in Post Falls said Monday they were surprised and disappointed that...
article Popular Powwow Event Cancelled Due To Gambling Machines Conflict (2/3/2015)
(Idaho) -- The popular Julyamsh Powwow, the largest such event in the Northwest, has been canceled this year in northern Idaho. The Julyamsh event was to be held at the...
article Julyamsh event canceled (2/2/2015)
(Idaho) -- The big Julyamsh powwow held annually at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls has been canceled, the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort announced Friday.
article Ka-Pow! Julyamsh 2015 canceled (2/2/2015)
(Idaho) -- A popular Post Falls summer event has become a casualty of the ongoing debate over the legality of historical horse racing in Idaho.
article Racing machine disagreement leaves Julyamsh without a venue (2/2/2015)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Indians says it won't be hosting Julyamsh for 2015, saying they don't have a suitable venue for the annual powwow.
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Other News

article Local powwow dancer teaches beading classes (1/15/2017)
(North Dakota) -- An extensive application that survived three competitive rounds, the results came in: Kelsey Tortalita, 20, had won the Dreamstarter grant. With the $...
article Native American powwow planned for this weekend (1/12/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Kevin Everhart said this weekend's "Honoring Traditions: An Eastern Woodland Native American Celebration" is all about fun and education.
article Four Saskatchewan-born dancers take top honours at Indian National Finals Powwow in Las Vegas (11/19/2016)
(Saskatchewan) -- Indigenous dancers from across North America met in Las Vegas last week to compete in the first ever Indian National Finals Powwow (INFP).
article Siletz Tribe 39th Annual Restoration Pow Wow This Weekend (11/19/2016)
(Oregon) -- One of the last pow wows of 2016 takes place this Saturday, November 19. The public is welcome to join the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians as they hold...
article Pow wow gives students a look at Native American life (11/13/2016)
(West Virginia) -- More than 100 people participated Saturday in the second Red Hoop All-Nations Pow Wow of 2016, an event that focused, through dance, music and lore,...
article Siletz Tribe sets 39th annual Restoration Pow-Wow (11/13/2016)
(Oregon) -- The public is invited to join the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians on Nov. 19 for the annual Restoration Pow-Wow at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in...
article American Indians from all 3 high schools plan Saturday powwow (11/10/2016)
(Montana) -- Each batch of fry bread being made for the student-run powwow on Saturday at Senior High multiplies the ingredients in the recipe by seven. It's up to...
article Inter-Tribal Pow Wow blends cultures (11/10/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- Students had the opportunity to experience Native American culture when the UW Oshkosh Inter-Tribal Student Organization held their seventh annual Pow Wow...
article Austin Native Americans fighting to preserve heritage (11/6/2016)
(Texas) -- Hundreds of people gathered together Saturday in celebration of Native American culture. With the North Dakota pipeline issues still ongoing, many Central...
article Powwow, programs share Native American tradition (11/3/2016)
(Texas) -- Robert Bass has a passion for sharing and preserving the traditions, heritage and culture of American Indians. A founding member of the Eagle Point Singers,...
article Hundreds attend Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe Pow Wow in Troy (10/22/2016)
(Alabama) -- A history rich in culture and traditions was showcased on October 21, 2016 at Troy University. The Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama held their...
article Native tribe to host cultural experience (10/20/2016)
(Alabama) -- A free cultural experience will be available to Troy University students and the community this weekend. The Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama Pow...
article Learning Native American ways (10/20/2016)
(Massachusetts) -- It's been visiting Haverhill for 28 years, but it never gets old. The Native American Powwow was at Plug Pond recently — its 28th annual...
article Native American Heritage Festival and Pow Wow set for Saturday (10/14/2016)
(Alabama) -- Families who want to spend their weekend out in the sun can come for a day of entertainment while learning about the culture of different Native American...
article Behind the Powwow: Native American culture comes alive (10/9/2016)
(South Dakota) -- The Black Hills Powwow wrapped up its 30th annual event, Sunday. The competition brings in dancers from across the country.
article Rapid City celebrates native culture with Powwow (10/9/2016)
(South Dakota) -- The Native American Day parade marched through the heart of Rapid City Saturday morning. The parade served as the official kickoff for the Black Hills...
article Powwow highlights history, tradition (10/9/2016)
(Tennessee) -- The area adjacent to Port Royal State Historical Park was the site where hundreds gathered this weekend for the 19th Annual Clarksville Area Inter-tribal...
article OSU Native American Student Association Fall Contest Powwow (10/7/2016)
(Oregon) -- Kathryn Gage, co-advisor to the Native American Student Association at Oklahoma State University, answers questions about this Saturday’s free Fall...
article Native American Culture Comes To Hart Park (10/2/2016)
(California) -- Rhythmic drums pierced the air while people danced in full Native American regalia during the 23rd annual Hart of the West PowWow and Native American...
article 23rd Annual Hart of the West PowWow and Native American Craft Fair (10/1/2016)
(California) -- The Friends of Hart Park, in cooperation with the county of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, is presenting its 23rd annual Hart of the...

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