Shelley Niro ~ Mohawk

Written by at April 19, 2015

Shelley Niro ~ Mohawk

Shelley Niro (born 1954) is a Mohawk filmmaker and visual artist from New York and Ontario

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Rhonda Mato Najin Kozma Makes Moccs that Rock!

Written by at April 19, 2015

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Rhonda Mato Najin Kozma makes moccasins that powwow dancers love to rock! Her beadwork melds Lakota tradition with the legacy of her dyamic ancestors. She pauses from making a set …

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5 Photos that Capture the Beauty of UC Davis Pow Wow

Written by at April 19, 2015

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The 43rd annual UC Davis Powwow was held this past weekend and our photographer friend Paula Schultz was there to capture a few sweet moments from the pow wow. Here …

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First Nation Activist Featured on HBO’s New Environmental Doc

Written by at April 19, 2015

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Ta’Kaiya Blaney is a young environmental activist from Sliammon First Nation in British Columbia, Canada. She might be young but she is wise beyond her years. She has been fighting …

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Ricky Gervais ~ Iroquois

Written by at April 19, 2015

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Ricky Dene Gervais (/dʒərˈveɪz/; born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, film director, producer, musician, screenwriter, and radio presenter.

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Plains Indians Tipi

Written by at April 19, 2015

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The tipi [also spelled tepee, teepee, tepe] of the Plains Indians is a fine dwelling, where poles are available

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Video: First Strawberry Queen Talks About Working and Playing Hard

Written by at April 19, 2015

Cherokee Elder Patricia Reed Leatherwood talks about working and playing hard on the farm, and how she became the first Strawberry Festival Queen….

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Robert J. Welch Jr.: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Written by at April 19, 2015

In the interview series Meet N…

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Marijuana Is Dangerous! Don't Let it Ruin Native Youth!

Written by at April 19, 2015

My name is John Guenther and I have been employed in many positions involving work with people impacted by marijuana.

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Marijuana Is Not Harmless

Written by at April 19, 2015

My name is John Guenther and I have been employed in many positions involving work with people impacted by marijuana.

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Miss Indian World on Meeting Obama, Indian Pride and Saying Goodbye

Written by at April 19, 2015

Taylor Thomas, the reigning Miss Indian World, will pass her title next week at the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow….

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2015 Gathering of Nations Mobile Webcast

Written by at April 18, 2015

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This page is for mobile devices to watch the live webcast. Please use this page to watch the webcast on your computer – Live Webcast 2015 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow …

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Eric Robinson ~ Cree

Written by at April 18, 2015

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Eric Robinson, MLA (born February 5, 1953) is an Aboriginal politician in Manitoba, Canada. He is currently a member of the Manitoba legislature, and is a cabinet minister in the New Democratic government of Greg Selinger.

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Denis Rocan ~ Metis

Written by at April 18, 2015

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Denis Rocan (born February 14, 1949) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1986 to 2007, and served as speaker of the assembly from 1988 to 1995. Rocan was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party, but became an independent in 2007.

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Romeo Saganash ~ Cree

Written by at April 18, 2015

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Diom Roméo Saganash, MP (born October 28, 1961 in Waswanipi, Quebec) is a Canadian politician and the Member of Parliament for the Quebec riding of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou. He is a member of the New Democratic Party and was first elected in the 2011 federal election, succeeding Yvon Lévesque of the Bloc Québécois.

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Robert James Super: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Written by at April 18, 2015

In the interview series Meet N…

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Extremely Awkward Conversation With a Native American at Redskins Game

Written by at April 18, 2015

It was a cool, late autumn Sunday and the Washington football team was playing a home game.

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Native Cooking: When Spring Hits, It’s Time for Asparagus

Written by at April 18, 2015

It feels so good to write the word “spring”—even thinking about planting is exciting. The air smells different, birds are singing songs while the sun smiles down on the earth….

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Fawn Sharp Re-Elected Quinault President: ‘We are Headed for Success’

Written by at April 18, 2015

Many challenges still present for the Quinault Indian Nation….

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Esau Schafer ~ Vuntut Gwitchin

Written by at April 17, 2015

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Esau Albert Schafer (born January 16, 1952) is a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Vuntut Gwitchin in the Yukon Legislative Assembly in 1996. He was a member of the Yukon Party.

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Michel Sikyea ~ Dene

Written by at April 17, 2015

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Michel Sikyea (June 5, 1901 – December 21, 2002) was a respected Dene elder from the Yellowknife area who fought for aboriginal rights, and was probably known best for the “million dollar duck.”

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Pomouik

Written by at April 17, 2015

Pomouik

Pomouik) were a Native American people of North Carolina. They spoke an Algonquian language also known as Pamlico or Carolina Algonquian.

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Ralph Steinhauer ~ Cree

Written by at April 17, 2015

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Ralph Garvin Steinhauer, OC (June 8, 1905 – September 19, 1987) was the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, and the first Aboriginal person to hold that post.

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Native American Siwanoy

Written by at April 17, 2015

Native American Siwanoy

The Native American Siwanoy or Sinanoy were a band of Algonquian-speaking people, the Wappinger, in what is now the New York City area.

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Walter Patrick Twinn ~ Sawridge

Written by at April 17, 2015

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Walter Patrick Twinn (March 29, 1934 – October 30, 1997) was a Canadian Chief of the Sawridge First Nation starting in 1966, and Senator from 1990 to 1997. He took control as chief just after oil was discovered on Sawridge reserve land

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