Archives For Pow Wows

1. Chief Wahoo vs. Baseball’s First Indian Player

2. It’s Official: Jonodev Chaudhuri Confirmed As Chair of NIGC

Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri recently appointed chairman of the National Indian
Gaming Commission: “We believe in fiscal responsibility and for the second
year in a row we’ve reduced gaming fees.”

3. ICTMN’s Weekend Pow Wow Guide

Gathering of Nations
Gathering of Nations pow wow 2014.

4. Photo: Fearless Fashion Designer Bethany Yellowtail

5. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film
Image source: Onion A.V. Club
The Navajo Nation has expressed disappointment at the stereotypical
and offensive elements in the screenplay of Adam Sandler’s ‘Ridiculous Six.’
Image source: Onion A.V. Club

6. Navajo Nation Hospital’s Bed Bug Scare Was False Alarm

iStock Bed Bug News
Administrators at the Tsehootsooi Medical Center say news of a bed bug
“infestation” was a false alarm.

7. Tohono O’odham Vote Saturday on Dissolving Troubled District

Could the Hia-Ced District of the Tohono O’odham Nation dissolve come
tomorrow’s primary elections?

8. Video: Adam Sandler’s Producer To Native Actors: ‘Sensitive? You Can Leave’

9. Meet the 21 Women Vying for Miss Indian World

10. Read a Page From the Adam Sandler Script That Caused Native Actors to Quit

Detail of snapshot of the script for ‘The Ridiculous Six.’
11. Native American Cooking

12. Pathfinder (2007), Karl Urban, Moon Bloodgood, Russell Means, Ralf Möller, Clancy Brown


1. Parent: Slain Native American Son ‘Would Still Be Here’ Had Video Been Taken

Photo courtesy Melissa Goodblanket
Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket, left, was shot seven times by two white Sheriff’s deputies
in December 2013. Left: Goodblanket’s adopted sister Alicia Renee Chaino Ahkeahbo.

2. Sauk-Suiattle Honored for Assistance In Aftermath of Oso Landslide

Courtesy State of Washington
Sauk-Suiattle Tribe Vice Chairman J. Kevin Lenon speaks at the Medal of Valor ceremony in Olympia.
Lenon, who is also a volunteer firefighter, and others participated in search, rescue and recovery efforts
after the Oso landslide in March 2014.

3. Nixon’s Relationship with Indian Country to be Examined at Conference at Nixon Presidential Library & Museum

President Richard Nixon and the Cacique, Juan de Jesus Romero.

4. Native News Update April 3, 2015

5. Healthy Eating Recipes : Shrimp and Grits Popular Southern Food

6. Native American Kid Friendly Recipes

7. Native American design and culture showcased in Colorado

8. 2015 Seminole Tribal Fair and PowWow Grand Entry

9. Native By Designz 2012 Jewelry Collections

10. Native American Jewelry Crafts for Kids : Arts & Crafts


1. Native American Music/ Ly-o-lay-ale-loya

2. Chant to the sun

3. Native American Indian Spirit of Meditation


1. Native American Natural Foods – Tanka

2. Native American Recipes

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

3. Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery

Did you know…

1. Top 10 Most Famous Native Americans

2. Famous Native American Women

3. Native American Art


1. This Is What Real “Native American Fashion” Looks Like

Native American Fashion

2. ‘Native Haute Couture’ to Celebrate the History of Native American Fashion

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3. Runway Ripoffs: How Native American fashion is Misused, Misinterpreted

Experts addressed ethics in indigenous peoples fashion



1. Sovereignty Is the Big Winner in New Cuba Deal

2. 10 Things You Need To Know When Being Questioned By the Police

Police Traffic Stop
What are some things you should know when stopped by the police.

3. Prepared for the Worst: Alaska Native One of 23 to Attend CDP Training

Courtesy Center for Domestic Preparedness
Edna Savetilik, an Alaska Native from Shaktoolik, Alaska attended the Center for Domestic Preparedness training program in November.

4. Health Advocates Say ‘It’s Not too Late to Vaccinate’ for the Flu

Courtesy Centers for Disease Control
Darius Lee Smith, Navajo, is vaccinated on December 13 at the National Influenza Vaccination Week event in Denver. He is director of the City of Denver Anti-Discrimination Office and adjunct instructor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado Denver.

5. Native Boxer Wins Women’s IBA Crown

Courtesy Kali Reis
Kali Reis, 28, captured the women’s International Boxing Association (IBA) middleweight crown in November in Bermuda.

6. Native Cooking: Some Killer Appetizers For The Holidays

Stuffed Dates
This is just one of many examples of the ways to stuff a date. gives an example of a mascarpone stuffed date with a maple drizzle, link below.

7. Native American Man Who Attended Anti-Police Brutality Rally Is Killed By Police Next Day

Photo courtesy Aim Peji Wahuta via
Police say Allen Locke, 30, was shot up to five times by police in Rapid City, South Dakota, Saturday.

8. World’s Only Public Two-Spirit Powwow to Celebrate Fourth Annual Event

Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirit (BAAITS)

9. Controversial Law in Brazil Sees Indigenous Clash With Police; Law Fails

Last week the Brazilian Congress shelved a proposed constitutional amendment that would have taken territorial demarcation rights away from indigenous communities following a dramatic protest where police prevented activists from confronting lawmakers.

10. Chickasaw Quarterback Headed to Cotton Bowl, Ignores Snub Speculation

Associated Press
Baylor’s Bryce Petty, Chickasaw, is headed to the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1, 2015.

11. Yakama Nation Sues Army Corps of Engineers in Columbia River Superfund Site Cleanup

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Bradford Island Superfund site in the Columbia River.

12. Oil Giant Chevron Cancels Plans to Drill in Beaufort Sea in Canadian Arctic

JOSHUA LOTT/Reuters file photo
Chevron Corp. has withdrawn its application to Canada’s National Energy Board to drill in the Beaufort Sea, citing dropping oil prices.

13. Sister Act: Kiowa Artists Keri Ataumbi and Teri Greeves Honored as Living Treasures

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Silver cuffs with diamonds by Keri Ataumbi. Image source:

14. Ralph Lauren apologizes for Native American ads

Photo Credit: CNN

1. The Game-Changers: Top Gaming Vendors Target Social Media and Acquisitions

2. 5 Pow Wows to Check Out Before Thanksgiving Day


3. Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Opens Historic New Health Center

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The new health center of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.

4. Video: Cherokee Elder Johnny Sanders Talks of ‘Old-Time Indians’

Cherokee Elder Johnny Sanders
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Johnny Sanders talks about growing up.

5. Rosebud Leader on Keystone: ‘Test Us – You’ll See an Indian Uprising’

CNN Screen Capture

6. Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Enters Sponsorship With Minnesota Swarm

7. Poverty Point: Preservation of a Prehistoric World Heritage Site

Poverty Point, aerial photo


Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

September 21, 2014–Fall 2018 | Washington, DC

1. Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act: Landmark Legislation or Hollow Victory?

2. Arizona’s Indian Gaming Phenomenon

Lee Allen
Valerie Spicer, executive director of the Arizona Indian Gaming Association, told EXPO attendees: “This has been a banner year for Indian gaming in Arizona.”

3. Stealing Children: A Look at Indigenous Child Removal Policies

Margaret Jacobs A Generation Removed
Craig Chandler/University Communications/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Margaret Jacobs, professor of history and director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, has just published a second volume based on her research.

4. What a Scene! Glamour and Talent at the 2014 AIFF Awards

5. Young Dancer at 2014 Indian Festival in Stone Mountain

6. Navajo Presidential Election Not Until 2015 Now

Demonstration of a Native being Nativer than you (see item no. 2 on list).

7. San Manuel Joins Morongo, Card Clubs and Amaya in Push for Online Poker

Associated Press

8. The Black Snake Hears a Song: Declaring War on the Keystone Pipeline

9. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Revitalization Is Good Medicine

10. Popular Indian Mortgage Program Now Costs More

1. Video: Climate Change Adaptation Is Half the Battle, Says National Climate Assessment

The Story Group/Vimeo
Adapting to the climate change that is already manifesting is as important as preventing further environmental deterioration, say the convening lead authors of the Adaptation chapter of President Barack Obama’s National Climate Assessment.

2. Photographers Sue to Stop Grand Teton Elk Hunt

© Thomas D. Mangelsen/Mangelsen Stock
A cow elk is dragged by horse to the Blacktail Ponds Overlook during the Elk Reduction Program in Grand Teton National Park. A lawsuit filed on October 20 by two photographers seeks to stop the hunt.

3. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Talks to ICTMN About Indigenous Knowledge, Stewardship and Tribal Relations

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

4. Governing and Demagoguery

5. Tribes Seeks Sovereignty Grand Slam With Reauthorization of Housing Act

Mark Fogarty
A house in the Black Mesa View subdivision on the San Felipe Pueblo north of Albuquerque

6. This Election, the People are Singing

Courtesy Native Vote
Montana’s future voters. Two young advocates took time from the powwow to tell adults to vote because it matters.

7. Actions Define Destiny: Sharing Indigenous Knowledge in South Africa

George Neptune Peace Indaba
George Neptune
George Neptune poses with other youth delegates on Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for more than two decades.

8. Historic Arthur Amiotte Exhibit Now on Display at The Heritage Center

Arthur Amiotte
Red Cloud Indian School/Arthur Amiotte
World-renowned Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte’s traveling exhibition “Transformation and Continuity in Lakota Culture: The Collages of Arthur Amiotte, 1988-2014″ will be on display at The Heritage Center from November 15 through December 15, 2014

9. Find Your Relatives: Expands American Indian Collection

Library of Congress Navajos
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
This image from the Library of Congress is simply titled “Navajos” and is from 1905.

10. Honoring Veterans II: Belated Honor for Code Talkers

11. AIANTA to Introduce Indian Country Tourism to the Chinese Travel Market

12. Check Out 17 Beautiful Portraits from Stone Mountain Pow Wow by Amy Morris

Gaylon Nelson at Stone Mountain Pow Wow Oct 30-Nov 02, 2014
Amy Morris/
Gaylon Nelson at Stone Mountain Pow Wow 2014

13. That’s so Hawkish! Seahawks Mascot Leaves Handler to Hang With Fans

Taima the Hawk, the Seattle Seahawks live mascot, flew away from her hander to hang out with fans.

14. First Nation Soccer Star in Hall of Fame 100 Years After Death

British Columbia Archives
Harry Manson (bottom row, second from right) helped pioneer the game of soccer. He was inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame posthumously on November 8, 2014.

15. Must-See Documentary: LaDonna Harris, a Native Ambassador for 50 Years

Actress Cicely Tyson and LaDonna Harris were among a group honored as ‘Women of the Year 1973.’