15 Gorgeous Photos & Video from Apache Gold Casino Inter Tribal PowWow

Written by at March 27, 2015

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Apache Gold Casino Resort recently hosted the 2015 Inter Tribal Powwow in San Carlos, AZ. They were kind enough to share some great video and photos with us. Check out …

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Two First Nations Women Compete for Miss Universe Canada Title

Written by at March 27, 2015

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The Miss Universe Canada pageant is an annual competition to see who will be the Canadian representative sent to compete at the Miss Universe pageant. This year there are two …

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – March 25, 2015

Written by at March 27, 2015

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Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow …

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Miss Native American USA 2013~2014 | Sarah Ortegon of the…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Miss Native American USA 2013~2014 | Sarah Ortegon of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes, from Denver


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Northwest Coast art is the term commonly applied to a style of…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Northwest Coast art is the term commonly applied to a style of art created primarily by artists from Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Kwakwaka’wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth and other First Nations and Native American tribes of the Northwest Coast of North America, from pre-European-contact times up to the present. http://bit.ly/NUFThs


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The Eagle Dance portrays the life cycle of the eagle from birth…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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The Eagle Dance portrays the life cycle of the eagle from birth to death. The dance shows how the eagle learns to walk, hunt and feed itself and it’s family. http://bit.ly/JYC46F


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Little precious

Written by at March 26, 2015

Little precious



Little precious


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Frances and Bennard Dallasvuyaoma are a husband and wife team…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Frances and Bennard Dallasvuyaoma are a husband and wife team who left successful careers to become full-time jewelers. Their innovative jewelry is a dramatic blend of both ancient and contemporary tradi­tions, techniques and materials. http://bit.ly/1b8spXi


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Eliza Burton “Lyda” Conley (ca. 1869 – 1946) was an Native…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Eliza Burton “Lyda” Conley (ca. 1869 – 1946) was an Native lawyer who was notable for her campaign to prevent the sale and development of the Huron Cemetery in Kansas City, now known as the Wyandot National Burying Ground. http://bit.ly/WSMzyl


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Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casinoThe…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casino

The Cherokee Nation is making improvements to its flagship gaming facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The board of Cherokee Nation Businesses approved $6.9 million in renovations at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Work will start in May and will be completed in three phases, The Tulsa World reported.

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Fred Loft ~ MohawkFrederick Ogilvie Loft (February 3, 1861 –…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Fred Loft ~ Mohawk

Frederick Ogilvie Loft (February 3, 1861 – 1934, Mohawk name Onondeyoh, also known as F. O. Loft or Fred O. Loft) was a Mohawk nation activist who founded the League of Indians of Canada. He has been counted among “the great Indian activists of the first half of the twentieth century.”

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Marguerite Vincent Lawinonkié ~ Huron-WendatMarguerite Vincent…

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Marguerite Vincent Lawinonkié ~ Huron-Wendat

Marguerite Vincent Lawinonkié (1783-1865) was a famous Huron-Wendat craftswoman who helped save the Huron-Wendat community. In 2008, the Canadian government deemed her a ‘Person of National Historic Significance’ for the quality of her art. Her son was Francois-Xavier Picard Tahourenche.

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Pauline Johnson ~ MohawkEmily Pauline Johnson (also known in…

Written by at March 26, 2015

Pauline Johnson ~ MohawkEmily Pauline Johnson (also known in…



Pauline Johnson ~ Mohawk

Emily Pauline Johnson (also known in Mohawk as Tekahionwake –pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: ‘double-life’) (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), commonly known as E. Pauline Johnson or just Pauline Johnson,

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Chief Shenendoah ~ OneidaIn an era of mass communication and…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Chief Shenendoah ~ Oneida

In an era of mass communication and instantaneous news, it bodes well to pause and reflect back on the leaders of yore and their comparatively quiet command.

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John Smoke Johnson ~ MohawkJohn Smoke Johnson (December 2 or 14,…

Written by at March 26, 2015

John Smoke Johnson ~ MohawkJohn Smoke Johnson (December 2 or 14,…



John Smoke Johnson ~ Mohawk

John Smoke Johnson (December 2 or 14, 1792 – August 26, 1886) or Sakayengwaraton (also known as Smoke Johnson), was a Mohawk leader in Canada. After Johnson fought for the British Crown in the War of 1812, he was honored by his tribal council as a “Pine Tree Chief”, a non-hereditary position.

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NALSA: Preparing the Next Generation of Passionate Native…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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NALSA: Preparing the Next Generation of Passionate Native Lawyers

Imagine the following case is playing out in front of the U.S. Supreme Court:The owner of an art gallery located on tribal land sues a woman who unlawfully sold him sacred items protected by tribal law. The gallery owner is a non-Indian. The woman, a member of a different tribe, contests that the court has no jurisdiction over two non-members.

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Women’s History Month: Let’s Celebrate Annie Dodge WaunekaIt’s…

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Women’s History Month: Let’s Celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka

It’s Women’s History Month, and we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate Annie Dodge Wauneka, the first Native American to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She was granted the medal in 1963 by President Lyndon Johnson for her efforts to improve health care among her people.

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Minnesota Tweaks Sulfate Limits for Wild Rice WatersA proposal…

Written by at March 26, 2015

Minnesota Tweaks Sulfate Limits for Wild Rice WatersA proposal…



Minnesota Tweaks Sulfate Limits for Wild Rice Waters

A proposal to change the basis by which limits are imposed on the amount of sulfate that mining companies can release into Minnesota’s lakes and streams has met with concern over the potential effect on wild-rice waters, sacred to the Ojibwe.

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John Smoke Johnson ~ Mohawk

Written by at March 26, 2015

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John Smoke Johnson (December 2 or 14, 1792 – August 26, 1886) or Sakayengwaraton (also known as Smoke Johnson), was a Mohawk leader in Canada. After Johnson fought for the British Crown in the War of 1812, he was honored by his tribal council as a “Pine Tree Chief”, a non-hereditary position. He was influential in the Mohawk and British communities of Ontario, Canada.

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Chief Shenendoah ~ Oneida

Written by at March 26, 2015

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In an era of mass communication and instantaneous news, it bodes well to pause and reflect back on the leaders of yore and their comparatively quiet command.

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Pauline Johnson ~ Mohawk

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Emily Pauline Johnson (also known in Mohawk as Tekahionwake –pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: ‘double-life’) (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), commonly known as E. Pauline Johnson or just Pauline Johnson, was a Canadian writer and performer popular in the late 19th century.

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Marguerite Vincent Lawinonkié ~ Huron-Wendat

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Marguerite Vincent Lawinonkié (1783-1865) was a famous Huron-Wendat craftswoman who helped save the Huron-Wendat community. In 2008, the Canadian government deemed her a ‘Person of National Historic Significance’ for the quality of her art. Her son was Francois-Xavier Picard Tahourenche.

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Fred Loft ~ Mohawk

Written by at March 26, 2015

Fred Loft ~ Mohawk

Frederick Ogilvie Loft (February 3, 1861 – 1934, Mohawk name Onondeyoh, also known as F. O. Loft or Fred O. Loft) was a Mohawk nation activist who founded the League of Indians of Canada. He has been counted among “the great Indian activists of the first half of the twentieth century.”

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Saving made simple: Services that stash cash automatically Sit…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Saving made simple: Services that stash cash automatically

Sit back, relax, and save some money. Two mobile services are making it easier to build your savings without giving it much thought.Acorns and Digit automatically transfer small amounts from your checking account to a savings or investment account.

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Native Americans at sunrise ceremony predict weather  Native…

Written by at March 26, 2015

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Native Americans at sunrise ceremony predict weather 

Native Americans who gathered in a small West Texas town for a sunrise ceremony to predict this year’s weather outlook say the winds signal a fair year.The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports Native Americans gathered Sunday morning at the city park in Post, about 40 miles southeast of Lubbock.

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