Archives For Pow Wows


1. Breaking: Body Found in Washington Believed to Be Misty Upham

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Misty Upham arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

2. Search Continues for Misty Upham; Father Responds to Media Coverage

facebook.com/misty.upham
Actress Misty Upham currently has short hair, as in this photo posted to Facebook August 11.

3. ‘The Rez Sisters': 28 Years Later, More Relevant Than Ever

Source: belfry.bc.ca
‘The Rez Sisters ‘celebrates Native women, with all their flaws and complex relationships.’

4. AIANTA Wants You! Preparations Underway for World’s Leading Travel Show

5. ICTMN Environmental Writer Terri Hansen on Diversity Travel Fellowship to ScienceWriters2014

ICTMN correspondent Terri Hansen will use her Diversity Travel Fellowship to this conference to encourage Native journalists to focus on science writing.

6. Student Newspaper Bans R-Word, Braces for First Amendment Fight

BucksCountyCourierTimes.com
Members of The Playwickian staff review its papers before distribution.

7. Back From Near Extinction: Kootenais Open First Ever Hatchery for Burbot and Sturgeon

Jack McNeel
Tanks for holding burbot are designed to separate fish of different sizes, as they are a very predatory species and will eat their own.

8. Gift of the Harvest—the Art and History of Ricing

Wisconsin Media Lab
Fred Ackley Jr, right, appears in Wisconsin Media Lab’s video about ricing.

9. San Manuel Pow Wow Has Huge Prize Money, Awesome Singers & Drums

Diego James Robles
A young fancy shawl dancer walks by hung photographic murals of powwow dancers from previous years, during the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ Annual Pow Wow.

10. Stunning photos from the 25th Native American Festival at Moundville Archaeological Park

Amy Morris/ciraphotography.com
From Choctaw, MS, a group of youth from the Mystic Wind Stickball Players put on a high paced intense traditional game of stickball with ancient mounds as their background for onlookers at the 25th Moundville Indian Festival in Alabama

11. Sleep With One Eye Open, Sandman has Entered Minn. Congressional Race

Courtesy Ray Sandman’s Campaign Office
Ray “Skip” Sandman has his sights set on the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota as the Green Party candidate.

12. Rep. Lisa Johnson-Billy to Encourage Native Women to Run on Radio Show

Rep. Lisa Johnson-Billy, Chickasaw, is encouraging Native women to enter the political scene whether federal, state or tribal.

13. Invader-States Hijacked UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples


1. Saving Lives One Defibrillator at a Time

2. Kirkpatrick Announces $5 Million Transportation Grant For Navajo Nation

3. Pow Wow Dance Style Origins: Men’s Fancy Dance, Part 4

Ken Rahaim, Smithsonian Institution

4. NDN Food Porn, Anyone? 10 Delicious Frybread Photos

5. Native Skateboarders! ‘Ramp it Up’ Exhibit Draws Big Crowds

Courtesy Dustinn Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo)
4-Wheel Warpony skateboarders, 2008. From left to right, White Mountain Apache skaters Armonyo Hume, Jess Michael Smith, Aloysius Henry, Ronnie Altaha and Lee Nash. The skate team was founded by award-winning filmmaker Dustinn Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo), who got his start making skateboarding videos in Arizona.

6. Women in the War on ISIL

WAM
Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, is a squadron commander in UAE Air Force (UAEAF), piloting an F-16 Block 60 fighter jet likely among those dropping munitions this week in coordinated attacks against Islamic State strongholds near Raqqa, Aleppo and Idlib.

7. A Letter to Obama For Signing the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

8. World Conference Outcome Document: States Win

Courtesy UN Photo/Mark Garten
Tadodaho Sid Hill, Chief of the Onondaga Nation, delivers the ceremonial welcome to participants at the opening of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

9. Holding the U.S. Accountable for Funds Held in Trust

10. Penny Gamble-Williams & IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas


1. Red Lake Capitol Construction Ahead of Schedule

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Long shot of the Government Center

2. Reclaiming Our Children Through Food

3. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Celebrate 19th Pow Wow

OurMotherTongues.org

4. Fighting the Plague of Diabetes in Indian Country

5. Top 12 Tweets of the Week

AP

6. Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say

Theresa Braine
The ‘anti-Beiber’ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 14-year-old indigenous rapper from Boulder, spoke at the People’s Climate March kickoff event in New York City on September 19.

7. Federal Recognition and Unratified Treaties

NorthForkRancheria.com
The North Fork Rancheria has this image of local unratified treaties on their website.

8. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

1. Indian National Rodeo Finals Launches Health Campaign; Declares Diabetes

Awareness Day

INRF
The INFR Diabetes Benefit and Fashion Show is just one of the events that is
part of the campaign to promote diabetes awareness. The model is wearing a
Red Lightning Couture outfit.

2. Are Second-Round Payments for Cobell Coming Soon?

3. Treaties, Ceded Lands, and Recognition

4. Photos: The Akwesasne International Powwow in Cornwall Island, Ontario, Canada

5. Video: People’s Climate March Lays Out the Science, Dovetailing With

Traditional Knowledge

Vimeo/People’s Climate March
Big Blue Marble or Big Doomed Marble? Time is running out to do something
about climate change, and here’s why.

6. Salmon Homecoming Dedicated to Life and Memory of Billy Frank Jr.

AP images/Ted S. Warren
Billy Frank Jr. is seen here in January 2014.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Opening Immigrants’ Eyes to Environmental Health in

American Homes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ECOSS Staff member Sophorn Sim at an Indoor Air event.

8. Raza-Blue sky


1. Diversity and Beauty of Native American women pt 2

2. Native American women of young and old – strong, beautiful, wise

3. Grappler Lost 150 Pounds to Grab Control of His Life

Courtesy Joe Tate

4. Denzel Washington Says ‘Washington’ not Redskins During Interview

Associated Press
Denzel Washington

5. Hashtag: CuteRacism

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The fall/winter 2014 collection from frankieandsue.com

6. That’s So Money! Code Talkers and Iron Workers Score copy Coin Tributes

Source: usmint.gov
A detail of the design for the 2016 Native American dollar coin, ‘Code Talkers
from both World War I and World War II (1917-1945),’

7. Learning Real History—Not School History

8. Hard Work and USDA Mortgages Build Three Homes in the Desert

Mark Fogarty
Mike Chavez, left, executive director of Zuni Housing Authority, and program
coordinator Cedric Lupee worked hard to get three self help houses built on
their New Mexico pueblo.

9. Treaty of Canandaigua Arrives at National Museum of the American Indian

10. Tester Delves Into Budget Shortfalls Plaguing Tribal Irrigation Programs

11. Family of Sgt. Alan Two Crow to Attend Redhawk Powwow in His Honor

via Facebook
For more than a decade, Sergeant Alan Two Crow’s memory has been honored
at the Redhawk Native American Arts Council powwow. This year, his family is
seeking donations to help them attend the pow wow to honor their relative.

12. UNITY Elects New Leadership for 2014-15


1. Sovereign Means Sovereign! U.S. Must Stop Interfering With Tribal Nations

2. Native Vote Counts More in ’14 According to the Math

3. Native and Indigenous Conferences to Be Held in Muscogee (Creek) Nation

4. Kumeyaay Nation Wins Repatriation Case; Appeal Pending

Associated Press
United States district court northern california district

5. Salaita Firing Is ‘Israeli Attack on Palestine Coming to Our Campus’

John Dixon/AP
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students protest the firing of
Dr. Steven Salaita on August 26.

6. Vibrant Photos From the 68th Annual Labor Day Shinnecock Powwow

7. United Tribes International Powwow Captures Its Theme ‘We Are All Related’

Greg Pollert, United Tribes News
Junior Boy’s Traditional dancers at United Tribes International Powwow

8. Summer Super Moon Trio Finale Brings Harvest Moon’s Bonanza of Light

Thinkstock/Alistair Scott

9. This Artist Will Endure 8 Hours of Abuse, Simply Because He’s Native

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Climate Justice through Resiliency and

Renewable Energy in a Post-Industrial City

11. Family Farmer Native American History Museum

12. The Mohawk Tribe


1. Native American Indian Spirit of Meditation

2. Lawrence Koh – Wolf Ways by Mark D. Martinson

3. Winners of the Annual Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Wacipi Pow Wow Announced

2014.SMSCWacipi.org

4. An Undocumented, Unofficial Indian

5. Elections: ‘One Day You’re In, and the Next Day You’re Out’

Courtesy Pat Roberts’ U.S. Senate page
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts re-election bid was considered a “safe” seat last
week. Today it’s competitive. It’s a great metaphor for the 2014 election season.
This was supposed to be the Republican Party’s big year. And now? Who knows.
Roberts and former Kansas Senator Bob Dole.

6. Ginormous Shrimp Will Haunt Your Sleep: Gonna Need More Cocktail Sauce!

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission/Steve Bargeron
‘Who you calling a shrimp?’ Is what the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission asked, aptly enough, when a fisherman hauled this monstrosity
in from the ocean.

7. NB3 Foundation Honors Keith Anderson for Native Health Support

Courtesy Jason Myers/NB3 Foundation
Notah Begay III, right, holds the traditional Native pottery awarded to Keith
Anderson, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community vice chairman, speaking,
for his ongoing investment in addressing the public health concerns facing Native
Americans. Anderson was honored with the second annual Oneida Indian Nation
Health Champion for Native Children Award.

8. Secret Bidder Saves Sacred Object From Auction for Alaska Natives

Kathy Dye/Sealaska Heritage Institute
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archivist and Collections Manager Zach Jones and
SHI’s Mike Hoyt, Carmaleeda Estrada and Davina Cole see the panel for the
first time.

9. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Women and Climate Change, Part 1

10. Shoni Selfie! Schimmel Attends United Tribes International Pow Wow With

Dream

Sisters Mikaylee and Heaven Rose Old Coyote take a selfie with WNBA MVP
ShoniSchimmel at the United Tribes International Pow Wow in Bismarck,
North Dakota.