Interview with Russell Begaye – President of Navajo Nation & Gathering of Nations Custom Guitar – Native American Articles – PowWows.com –…

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Interview with Russell Begaye – President of Navajo Nation & Gathering of Nations Custom Guitar – Native American Articles – PowWows.com –…

Interview with Russell Begaye – President of Navajo Nation & Gathering of Nations Custom GuitarLarry Yazzie interviewed Jeff Cleavenger the creator of the custom Gathering of Nations Guitar and Russell Begaye, President of the Navajo Nation. The guitar is being raffled off to raise money for the Gathering of Nations Foundation.  Purchase your tickets now!

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Pueblos Buffalo Dancers – 2017 Gathering of Nations – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Pueblos Buffalo Dancers – 2017 Gathering of Nations – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Pueblos Buffalo Dancers – 2017 Gathering of NationsThe 19 Pueblos tribes of New Mexico came together tonight at the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow.  The groups came together to dance their Buffalo Dance for the people here at the Pow Wow.  The Pueblos brought the dance…..

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Tia Wood Red Dress Jingle Special – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Tia Wood Red Dress Jingle Special – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Tia Wood Red Dress Jingle SpecialHead Lady Dancer Tia Wood sponsored a Red Dress Jingle Special at the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow. The Red Dresses were in honor and to raise awareness for the Indigenous Missing and Murdered Women in Canada. The sound of…..

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Tia Wood Wows the Crowd at Gathering of Nations Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Tia Wood Wows the Crowd at Gathering of Nations Pow WowHead Lady Dancer Tia Wood sang to the crowd at Gathering of Nations before her special. We have featured her singing before at Manito Ahbee.  She wowed the crowd in Winnipeg and she did it again today at Gathering of…..

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Tia Wood Wows the Crowd at Gathering of Nations Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Tia Wood Wows the Crowd at Gathering of Nations Pow WowHead Lady Dancer Tia Wood sang to the crowd at Gathering of Nations before her special. We have featured her singing before at Manito Ahbee.  She wowed the crowd in Winnipeg and she did it again today at Gathering of…..

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The Skye Spirits Flute & Dancers – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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The Skye Spirits Flute & DancersWelcome to the 2017 Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque NM! Today is Friday April 28th, and we opened the day with a beautiful traditional flute performance by the Skye Spirits Flute & Dancers. Enjoy these photos of them performing, and…..

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Once Again: President Donald Trump Calls Senator Warren Pocahontas at NRA Rally

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President Donald Trump continues his history of calling Senator Warren Pocahontas in public. This time at the annual NRA meeting in Atlanta.

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Drum Groups at the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Drum Groups at the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Drum Groups at the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow WowGreat singers from all over Indian Country has traveled to the 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow! Drum Groups Cozad Southern Slam War Paint Showtime Blue Medicine Well Bear Creek Thunder Hill Battle Shield Little Thunder Iron Horse Southern Style…..

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Grand Entry @ 2017 Gathering of Nations – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Grand Entry @ 2017 Gathering of Nations – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Grand Entry @ 2017 Gathering of NationsSeeing over 2,000 dancers enter the arena is a unique experience that you can only see at North America’s Largest Pow Wow. The 2017 Gathering of Nation started with their first Grand Entry in the new arena today at noon……

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Montana Passes Bill to Allow Tribal Regalia at Graduations

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Native American students in Montana can no longer be prohibited from wearing regalia or eagle feathers at graduation ceremonies.

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Fight Over Whiteclay Alcohol Sales Still Going

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On April 19, the Whiteclay fight over liquor sales took a roller coaster ride, with a district judge overturning the ruling, before an appeal halting sales.

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Welcome to Gathering of Nations – Let’s Make Some Noise – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

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Welcome to Gathering of Nations – Let’s Make Some Noise – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Welcome to Gathering of Nations – Let’s Make Some NoiseThe 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow has started! Jay Begay just got the crowd warmed up with some hand drum songs. Welcome to the Gathering of Nations – Let’s Make Some Noise Great way to start the weekend! Photo…..

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HDIMT: Deity Smites Cherokee Stickball Field? Plus, Comanche Flea Dip

Written by at April 28, 2017

The Cherokee Nation, like the Muscogee Creek Nation where I was born and raised, is situated in what weather reporters call “tornado alley.” The thunderstorms that often birth tornados have been active this year, and Cherokees were recently reminded that those storms can cause damage without throwing off funnel clouds.

One of the poles on a stickball ground in Tahlequah sustained a direct hit by lightning leaving just a few splinters standing.

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Whiteclay liquor stores must close temporarily amid court battle

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The stores near the Pine Ridge Reservation are being advised to stop selling liquor when their licenses expire over the weekend.

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Afterword

Written by at April 28, 2017

The idea that American Indians are a unity, or one people, is a Western concept. Terms such as American Indian, Native American, Amerind, are Western terms. The people who have inhabited the Americas never understood themselves in this way, but rather referred to themselves by their nation, whether it be Dené or Hnahñu, and they maintained separate identities with very different cultures and languages. Even genetically they are different from one another, although unfortunately most genetic studies tend to lump them all together,

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Pow Wow Planner Apr. 28-30, 2017 – Featured Weekly Pow Wow: Harvard U. 22nd Annual

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This Indian Country Media Network weekly pow wow planner for Apr. 28-30 includes the Harvard U. 22nd Annual Pow Wow.

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Arne Vainio: We lost a fluent Ojibwe speaker in Larry Smallwood

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When we lose an elder, we lose a library.

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Supreme Court on Tribal Sovereign Immunity: a Smelly Pot of Fish Head Stew

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The SCOTUS opinion in Lewis v. Clarke is a narrow decision that could end up having a large effect on the full vitality of tribal sovereign immunity.

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James Giago Davies: People tell me it’s better to read about pets

Written by at April 28, 2017

People tell me when I write about pets it is better than when I write about politics or religion.

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Native Sun News Today: Runners from Standing Rock head to Ohio

Written by at April 28, 2017

Sacred White Buffalo Calf Bundle Keeper Arvol Looking Horse lent his support to a relay ride and run to Ohio, where the backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline admitted to two drilling-related spills.

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From Australia to Standing Rock: Videos From the Indigenous Artist You Need to Know, Nahko Bear

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From Australia to Standing Rock: Videos From the Indigenous Artist You Need to Know, Nahko Bear

Nahko Bear: Millions of YouTube hits, Sold-Out Shows from Australia to Standing Rock: Here are Videos From the Indigenous Artist You Need to Know,

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Jason Momoa Serves Indigenous Justice by Slitting British Army Throats in Netflix Series, ‘Frontier’

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Check out the bloodthirsty Jason Momoa as the fictional Métis fur trader Declan Harp in the Netflix series, ‘Frontier’

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White Clay, Nebraska; Back from the Dead

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A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about White Clay.

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drops appeal in Dakota Access lawsuit

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With oil set to flow in a couple of weeks, the tribe is focusing on reversing the Trump administration’s approval of the pipeline.

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Keep the Warriors Alive: Native Veterans Gather for VA Info

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Keep the Warriors Alive: Native Veterans Gather for VA Info

The 10th annual Gathering of American Indian Veterans at the end of March provided a place for fellow Native veterans to network and get assistance.

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