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Little Shell Tribe

article The Little Shell Chippewa Tribe celebrates with annual pow wow (8/24/2019)
(Montana) -- On Saturday, less than 20 miles from Great Falls, the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe hosted their annual pow wow. Craft and food vendors were stationed around...
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Crow Tribe

article Crow Creek Tribe, Highway Patrol working cooperatively for Pow Wow (8/14/2019)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers and the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe will work together to ensure safety at this weekend’s Crow Creek Dakota...
article Crow Fair Celebration Powwow and Rodeo 2019 (8/4/2019)
(Montana) -- Attracting more than 50,000 spectators and participants from around the world and named one of the biggest powwows in the country, by the Apsáalooke people...
article Apsáalooke people celebrate 100 years of coming together for Crow Fair (8/12/2018)
(Montana) -- Lydia Fallsdown has been taking part in Crow Fair since she was 1 year old. She had to be tied to her horse that first year because she couldn’t hold...
article Crow Fair celebrates 100 years this summer (5/13/2018)
(Montana) -- One-hundred years later, Crow Fair continues to celebrate culture with the largest Native American event in Montana. The Apsáalooke people of the Crow...
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Iowa Gaming

article Iowa's powwow trail had a campaign stop (8/12/2019)
(Iowa) -- Three presidential candidates reached out to powwow goers Saturday and talked about tribal sovereignty, reparations and removing Andrew Jackson from the White...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Check Out Schemizun, A Native American Pow Wow (8/12/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Looking for a fun family activity where your kids will actually learn something and have a great time? How about attending a real Native American Pow...
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Pala Tribe

article Pala Band of Mission Indians To Host "Honoring Traditions Gathering" In Place of Annual Pow Wow (8/6/2019)
(California) -- The Pala Band of Mission Indians will hold its first annual “Honoring Traditions” Gathering on Saturday, August 31 at the Pala Rey Youth Camp...
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Opioid Crisis

article What you'll see at Long Island's American Indian powwows (7/22/2019)
(New York) -- American Indian history is intertwined with Long Island’s own story, and this summer, three tribal nations will once again celebrate with the...
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Winnebago Tribe

article Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska prepares for 153rd Powwow (7/22/2019)
(Nebraska) -- We’re just days away from the Winnebago Homecoming Powwow and Celebration. The 153rd Powwow will take place on July 25 through July 28 at Veteran...
article Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska prepares for powwow (2/23/2019)
(Iowa) -- February is an important month for the Winnebago Tribe. It marks the approaching new year and the last bear moon, honoring all bear clan members and bear...
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Coquille Tribe

article Coquille powow in Bandon stirred my soul (7/7/2019)
(Oregon) -- Seacoast towns become dearer as summer wears on in the valley, but I’m not complaining, rather embracing? I’ve reformed. Plus, I’ve had...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Quapaw Powwow 2019 Comes to a Close (7/7/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The 2019 Quapaw Powwow came to a close today. Chairman of the event Mike Shawnee reflected on the 3 day celebration, where his tribe honored their American...
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Little River Band

article Carrying on traditions: Little River Band of Ottawa Indians host 23rd annual Jiingtamok (6/30/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Manistee area is steeped in tradition, and for the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians the 23rd annual Jiingtamok (Pow Wow) welcomed all to experience...
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LGBTQ

article 'We need to be visible': Two-spirit powwow gives dancers a place to be themselves (6/17/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Growing up as a young dancer, Jack Saddleback always wanted to dance the traditional chicken dance style in powwows. Because of the gender norms at the...
article Two-Spirit: Meet the Native Americans embracing their LGBT+ tribe members (4/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- The sound of drums, singing and prayers marks the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon. Marchers carry the flags of the United States and...
article For many Native Americans, embracing LGBT members is a return to the past (3/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- The sound of drums, singing and prayers marked the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon this month. Marchers carried the flags of the...
article Arizona's first Native Two Spirit, LGBTQ Powwow coming to South Mountain Community College (3/10/2019)
(Arizona) -- In most powwow dances, dancers are divided into male or female categories. There is no other. "I know how heteronormative it is," said Sheila...
article Two-spirit Anishinaabe dancer called to dance powwow (6/24/2018)
(Winnipeg) -- Gayle Pruden puts on her beaded hair ties and necklace as she gets ready to dance in Winnipeg's 2nd annual two-spirit powwow. Putting on her regalia...
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MMIW

article Powwow to honor missing and murdered indigenous women set for Kalispell (6/2/2019)
(Montana) -- Next week, the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell will host the first annual Herd Bull Powwow to honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. “...
article Powwow to focus on missing, murdered Native American women (4/25/2019)
(New Mexico) -- One of the largest annual gatherings of indigenous people in the United States begins Friday in New Mexico, where organizers of the two-day powwow say...
article American Indian Council Powwow highlights MMIW crisis: “When is it going to stop?” (3/31/2019)
(Montana) -- The 44th Annual American Indian Council Powwow continued Saturday at Montana State University, and this year, the theme of the powwow hit home—...
article Montana powwows dedicated to missing, murdered indigenous people (3/25/2019)
(Montana) -- Walter Runsabove has been to hundreds of powwows in his lifetime, every year since he was born. His family traveled all over the U.S. to celebrate dance,...
article Montana's annual powwows turn focus to missing, murdered indigenous people (3/25/2019)
(Montana) -- Walter Runsabove has been to hundreds of powwows in his lifetime, every year since he was born. His family traveled all over the U.S. to celebrate dance,...
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Osage Tribe

article Constitutional sovereignty celebration (3/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Nation celebrated its 13th annual Sovereignty Day on Saturday at the Nation’s Tulsa Casino, honoring the Constitution ratified in March...
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Menominee Tribe

article Menominee tribal member and Army Reserves soldier dances at powwow at military base in Kuwait (12/14/2018)
(Kuwait) -- Among the many care packages recently sent to soldiers serving at an American military base in Kuwait was a box filled with unusual cargo. Not the beef jerky...
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Twenty-Nine Palms

article This Coachella powwow is full of sights and sounds. Here are five things to experience (12/8/2018)
(California) -- BUM, BOOM, BUM-BOOM-BUM. Thundering drums and high-pitched vocals roared from overhead speakers as guests entered the Winter Gathering Powwow at...
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Federal Recognition

article Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe holds powwow, aims for federal recognition (11/13/2018)
(Florida) -- Last year, an estimated 10,000 people came to Santa Rosa County for a Native American celebration that recalled the old ways, with native songs and dances,...
article Nansemond Indian Nation to celebrate long-awaited federal recognition at 30th pow wow (8/14/2018)
(Virginia) -- The Nansemond Indian Nation will celebrate a significant moment at its 30th annual pow wow this weekend. This year is special for the tribe, based out of...
article Upper Mattaponi pow wow celebrates tribe's recent federal recognition (5/26/2018)
(Virginia) -- The Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe held their 31st annual pow wow, their first pow wow as a federally recognized tribe. Native Americans from various...
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Cowlitz Tribe

article Old, new friends dance, sing at Cowlitz Pow Wow (10/21/2018)
(Washington) -- Perry Thompson, a member of the Navajo Nation currently living in Salem, said he likes to come to powwows to see old friends and make new ones, while...
article With eye on future, Cowlitz shift powwow closer to reservation (10/19/2018)
(Washington) -- The Cowlitz Indian Tribe will bring its 19th annual powwow to the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds on Saturday. That’s after 18 years...
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Chumash Tribe

article Tribes reunite at annual Chumash Inter-tribal Pow-Wow in Santa Ynez (10/8/2018)
(California) -- The 23rd annual Chumash Inter-tribal Pow-Wow at the Live Oak campground in Santa Ynez was held Sunday, giving tribes an opportunity to reunite.
article Native Americans share their culture through dance, music at Chumash pow-wow (10/6/2018)
(California) -- The best drummers, musicians, singers and dancers from Native American tribes across the United States and Canada converged on Live Oak Campground on...
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Morongo Tribe

article 25,000 Gather at Morongo to Celebrate Native American Traditions (9/24/2018)
(California) -- An estimated 25,000 spectators gathered to celebrate the time-honored cultural traditions of Native American dance, music and art at the 28th Annual...
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Soboba Band

article Soboba Powwow draws thousands to casino event center (sub req) (9/24/2018)
(California) -- Maintaining one’s identity, heritage, culture and native language is important for all Americans, a people who have come together to form a country...
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Wampanoag Aquinnah

article Wampanoag Powwow Celebrates Tribe and Community (9/11/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) hosted their 14th annual powwow at the Aquinnah Circle this weekend. The celebration included ceremonial...
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Shinnecock Tribe

article Police: Gunfire, no injuries, near NY Native American powwow (9/2/2018)
(New York) -- Police say gunfire erupted near a Native American celebration that draws thousands of visitors on Long Island. A man was arrested, and no one was injured....
article State Police Make Arrest After Shots Are Fired At Powwow On Saturday Nigh (9/2/2018)
(New York) -- State Police arrested a 23-year-old man on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Saturday after they said he fired two shots with a handgun during an...
article Tradition and culture celebrated at 72nd annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow (9/1/2018)
(New York) -- The sounds of tribal drums, the infectious rhythm of dancers from across the country and the smells of fried meat and kettle corn once again filled the...
article 72nd Shinnecock Indian Powwow Unfolds On Labor Day Weekend (8/29/2018)
(New York) -- The 70th Annual Shinnecock Powwow is a celebration of tradition and culture, and is set to delight visitors Labor Day weekend at the Shinnecock Reservation...
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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

article Coushatta Powwow a colorful celebration of culture (7/17/2018)
(Louisiana) -- An American Indian Powwow is basically the same as a Cajun fais do-do! Well, sort of; let me explain! A few years back, before I became a professional...
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Barona

press release Barona Band of Mission Indians to Host 48th Annual Barona Powwow Over Labor Day Weekend (7/16/2018)
(California) -- The Barona Band of Mission Indians proudly invites the San Diego community to celebrate Native American heritage at the 48th Annual Barona Powwow over...
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Gun Lake

article Gun Lake Tribe to host Pow Wow (7/11/2018)
(Michigan) -- Those on the lookout for opportunities to celebrate different cultures are in luck: the Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians will host the fourth annual...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Mashpee Wampanoag tribe celebrates powwow’s return to sovereign land (7/7/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The Native American tribe whose ancestors broke bread with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is celebrating the return of its annual powwow to...
article A 'traditional homecoming' for Wampanoag powwow (7/5/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Dancers, drummers, vendors and visitors will gather this weekend in Mashpee to enjoy a traditional powwow on Wampanoag tribal lands. The 97th annual...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Marijuana still illegal on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe land, at powwow (7/5/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will be enforcing federal law on its reservation during the tribe’s annual powwow this weekend, meaning, among other...
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Nottawaseppi Huron

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band holds pow wow celebration throughout weekend (6/23/2018)
(Michigan) -- Throughout the weekend, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi will host a pow wow in Fulton at the Pine Creek Indian Reservation, located at 1485...
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Tunica-Biloxi

article Pow Wow weekend in Marksville teaches old Native American traditions (5/19/2018)
(Louisiana) -- Culture and fellowship brought Native Americans from across the country together this weekend at the Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow. The gathering is held annually...
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Lumbee Tribe

article More than 7,000 people turn out for Lumbee tribe's spring Powwow (5/6/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Lumbee tribal leaders say they believe more than 7,000 people turned out for the annual spring Powwow this weekend. That would set a new attendance...
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Other News

article Native American Pow-Wow returns to Plug Pond (8/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The annual Native American Pow-Wow will return to the Plug Pond Recreation Area the weekend of Sept. 7 and 8.
article 2020 Gathering Of Nations Powwow Poster Released (8/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Saturday August 17, 2019 officially begins the promotional campaign for the 2020 Gathering of Nations Powwow. This kick off is highlighted with the...
article Native American powwow a colorful celebration of culture (8/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- The 11th annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Powwow celebrated American Indian culture and heritage through colorful costumes, and...
article Hammonassett Festival plans under way (8/13/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The 9th Hammonassett Festival will return to the Guilford Fair-grounds at 111 Lovers Lane to honor the environment and Native American cultures. The two-...
article SMSC Wacipi Pow Wow (8/13/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) invites the public to attend the annual SMSC Wacipi Pow Wow, August 16-18.
article Native American dancing highlights Festival of the River events (slide show) (8/13/2019)
(Washington) -- Native American dancers, singers and drummers from all over participated in the 30th Annual Festival of the River over the weekend.
article Around Town: Immerse yourself in Native American culture at Saturday's powwow (8/10/2019)
(Colorado) -- Around Town today head to the Colorado Springs Intertribal Powwow. It’s an event aimed to bring people together to celebrate Native American past and...
article Want to win the White House? It’s powwow weekend in Iowa (8/8/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Meskwaki Nation in Iowa is a major attraction for presidential candidates this election season. For one, Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, is now the...
article 28th annual Homecoming Pow Wow to merge culture, traditions (8/8/2019)
(Michigan) -- Native American cultures and traditions will be the forefront of the upcoming Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Homecoming Pow Wow this weekend on...
article Powwow returns next week (8/8/2019)
(Virginia) -- The 31st annual Nansemond Indian Powwow will soon bring numerous tribes to Suffolk for a celebration of their culture and heritage.
article All nations are invited to the 11th Annual Native American Intertribal Powwow (8/7/2019)
(Colorado) -- Celebrate Native American culture and tradition at the 11th annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Powwow. This one-day event brings together...
article Want to win the White House? It’s powwow weekend in Iowa (8/7/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Meskwaki Nation in Iowa is a major attraction for presidential candidates this election season. For one, Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, is now the...
article New powwow breathing life into old tradition to honor Native American culture (8/3/2019)
(Michigan) -- It’s been a long time since there was a powwow held in the Port Huron area to honor Native American culture, but a local group is looking to bring it...
article New powwow breathing life into old tradition to honor Native American culture (8/3/2019)
(Michigan) -- It’s been a long time since there was a powwow held in the Port Huron area to honor Native American culture, but a local group is looking to bring it...
article Yellow Wolf Inter-tribal Powwow returns to Saanich Peninsula for 25th anniversary (7/24/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Following a brief hiatus, the Yellow Wolf Inter-tribal Powwow is back for their 25th anniversary, taking place Aug. 2 to 4 at 7728 Tetayut Rd. in...
article Powwow dancer's spirit inspires visitors to raise money for regalia (7/23/2019)
(Alberta) -- At the Sturgeon Lake Traditional Pow Wow last weekend, one dancer stood out. William Soto whirled among his fellow performers, him in a black T-shirt and...
article Indigenous people from around the country keep tradition alive at Mandaree powwow (7/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Hundreds of campers and tents crowd the lawn outside the Mandaree Powwow grounds.The powwow arena is quiet on Friday afternoon ahead of the evening...
article Seven Generations Inter Tribal Pow Wow continues on Vallejo waterfront (7/21/2019)
(California) -- Lakota, Sioux, Mecha, Aztec and Navajo were just some of the 40 or 50 Native American Nations represented at this weekend’s 7 Generations Inter-...
article White Bear powwow a celebration of Indigenous culture (7/21/2019)
(Canada) -- The White Bear First Nations welcomed dancers from all over Canada and the U.S. for its annual powwow from July 5-7.Powwows are celebrations that showcase...
article Indigenous people from around the country keep tradition alive at Mandaree powwow (7/20/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Hundreds of campers and tents crowd the lawn outside the Mandaree Powwow Grounds. The powwow arena is quiet on Friday afternoon ahead of the evening...

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