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‘Seeds of Resistance’ protest the Keystone XL Pipeline – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 24, 2017

‘Seeds of Resistance’ protest the Keystone XL PipelineBack in 2014, pipeline fighters of all walks of life gathered to plant “Seeds of Resistance” in the path of the Keystone XL pipeline. Once again this past weekend activists, farmers, tribal leaders and members of the Cowboy-Indian Alliance met…..

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Calling All Creative Natives! Casting Call for New NBC Craft Show – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 24, 2017

Calling All Creative Natives! Casting Call for New NBC Craft Show – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Calling All Creative Natives! Casting Call for New NBC Craft ShowProducers from a new NBC show called The Handmade Project are looking for DIY people from all over the country to be on this crafter and maker competition series. Wouldn’t it be cool to see some of our creative Natives…..

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Native Flute Player Tony Duncan On Life, Hoop Dancing and His Newest Album: Purify

Written by at May 23, 2017

Native Flute Player Tony Duncan On Life, Hoop Dancing and His Newest Album: Purify

Interview with Tony Duncan on travels with Nelly Furtado, his Hoop Dance championships and reognition as the worldwide Native American flute player to see

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Video Games Encourage Indigenous Cultural Expression

Written by at May 23, 2017

When done right, video games have the potential to be self-determined spaces, where indigenous people can express themselves on their own terms.

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Joe Pakootas Among Reasons to Be Optimistic on Northwest Growth

Written by at May 23, 2017

Joe Pakootas is Democratic Party vice chair in Washington; that’s just a sample of the bright future of politics and environmental arenas in the Northwest.

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Activists Across the Globe March Against Monsanto

Written by at May 23, 2017

In more than 200 cities and 60-plus countries on Saturday, May 20, activists marched against biotech and agribusiness giant Monsanto. “There’s no question that March Against Monsanto is the most powerful grassroots initiative we have in the fight to reclaim our food supply from the GMO seed juggernaut known as the Monsanto Company,” said Anthony Gucciardi, a March Against Monsanto representative, reported Reuters.

The activists argue that independent, peer-reviewed studies show that Monsanto’s genetically modified foods lead to serious health conditions,

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Need Money for College? Cobell Scholarship Fund Reaches $60 Million

Written by at May 23, 2017

Native American students should consider the Cobell Scholarship Fund when planning their future higher education plans; it recently topped at $60 million.

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Who Was Richard Oakes?

Written by at May 22, 2017

Richard Oakes had a huge impact on the fight for Native rights—from establishing one of the first American Indian studies programs to the Occupation of Alcatraz Island.

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Another Nod From Google: Richard Oakes Google Doodle honors Mohawk Activist

Written by at May 22, 2017

Another Google Nod To Natives: Richard Oakes Google Doodle marks the second Native American notable honored on Google landing page

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Google Doodle Honors Mohawk Activist – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 22, 2017

Google Doodle Honors Mohawk Activist – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Google Doodle Honors Mohawk ActivistGoogle Doodle honors Richard Oakes (Mohawk) on what would have been his 75th birthday. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Richard Oakes made a stand for the rights of American Indians. Over his time as an activist, he fought peacefully for…..

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The Money-Making Machine Known as DNA Testing

Written by at May 22, 2017

Genealogy sites thrive on the human curiosity, but Native DNA is better traced through family stories and tribal connections.

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Four Days Toward Reconciling Dakota War Tension in Mankato

Written by at May 22, 2017

A four-day event in Mankato, Minnesota aims to work toward reconciliation between Native and non-Native people in the area where 155 years ago the U.S.-Dakota War came to a gruesome end.

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App for Premier Issue of Indian Country Magazine Now Available in iTunes

Written by at May 22, 2017

It’s official. Indian Country magazine now has an app, available for the first time on the iTunes app store. Come read your favorite magazine on your iPad!

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Manito Ahbee In 360˚ Virtual Reality – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 21, 2017

Manito Ahbee In 360˚ Virtual RealityCan’t make it to a Pow Wow this weekend? How about experiencing a Pow Wow in 360˚ Virtual Reality? For the Virtual Reality experience, use VR headsets.  You can purchase them at Amazon.com. We recommend the Google cardboard VR set…..

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The Bering Strait Theory Is First Title For Indian Country Books

Written by at May 21, 2017

With this new digital book from Indian Country Media Network, readers can learn about the fraught history and controversies associated with The Bering Strait Theory.

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Manito Ahbee Photos – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 21, 2017

Manito Ahbee PhotosCheck out our photos from the 2017 Manito Ahbee Pow Wow and the Indigenous Music Awards! Manito Ahbee May 19-21, 2017 Winnipeg, Manitoba View more Manito Ahbee photos – over 200 posted!

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Fancy Special With Northern Cree – 2017 Manito Ahbee – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 21, 2017

Fancy Special With Northern Cree – 2017 Manito Ahbee – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Fancy Special With Northern Cree – 2017 Manito AhbeeThe Head Man dancer Patrick Mitsuing sponsored a Men’s Fancy special last night. The final 5 contestants danced solo to the drum of their choice.  4 of the 5 chose Northern Cree. Who won?   Northern Cree or the dancers? …..

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, May 21, 2017

Written by at May 21, 2017

The Comey firing resonates, a blood for oil scandal is exposed, and other stories gripping Indian country during the Week That Was, May 21.

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Witch Hunt

Written by at May 21, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Trump.

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Seeking Native Indie Music Submissions for the 2017 Native Trailblazers Music Awards

Written by at May 21, 2017

It was Cody Blackbird in 2016: Seeking Native Indie Music Submissions for the 2017 Native Trailblazers Music Awards and #JuneJamz!

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Native Family Stories and the Connecting Thread of Survival

Written by at May 21, 2017

All things are connected and the more you learn of your family stories the more this will become clear. Seek out your family story tellers.

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Indigenous Music Awards Brought Out the Stars – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 20, 2017

Indigenous Music Awards Brought Out the StarsThe Indigenous Music Awards which is part of Manitoahbee Festival in Winnipeg, MB were held at the Club Regent Event Centre on May 20, 2017, after a one-year hiatus.Fourteen awards were presented to the winners in their respected categories. Fourteen…..

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It’s Clear Sailing for a Giant Sioux Wind Power Enterprise

Written by at May 20, 2017

A group of Sioux tribes is poised to launch a giant wind-power enterprise that could easily fill communities’ electrical needs.

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Northern Cree – Lifetime Achievement Award – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 20, 2017

Northern Cree – Lifetime Achievement AwardCongratulations to Northern Cree! Last night at the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards the drum group was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Northern Cree has been and continues to be an outstanding ambassador for the Cree tribe and Native culture.  They…..

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Celebrating Armed Forces Day: How to Spot a Native American Veteran

Written by at May 20, 2017

Celebrating Armed Forces Day: Some lighthearted and serious ways to tell if someone is a Native American Veteran. By ICMN’s Vincent Schilling

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