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Explore Native American Culture through the people and their stories! Welcome everyone - Natives and people looking to learn more about this vibrant living culture. Hosted by Paul Gowder the creator and owner of PowWows.com. PowWows.com is your source for all things Native American since 1996.
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Sep 16, 2019

TK Richardson is known for his ledger art. He recently found his calling with his art and this year was the featured artist at Sante Fe Indian Market.

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Music By Rose Hill

Aug 27, 2019

Ready for football season? Brent Cahwee from NDNSports.com tells us about the Native athletes to watch this fall. 
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Jul 16, 2019

The Supreme Court will rule in the Carpenter v Murphy case soon. This case has ramifications for the tribes in Oklahoma and potentially across the United States. Rebecca Nagle's new podcast, This Land, tells the story of this case and the history leading up to this monumental decision. She tells the story in an intriguing and compelling manner that will have you craving the next episode. 

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Jun 25, 2019

Listen to my interview with Laura Grizzlypaws.

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Grizzlypaws was born and raised in Lillooet, British Columbia in the Interior Plateau region, she is of St’át’imc descent. Her St’át’imc name is “Stálhalamcen – Grizzly Paws,” She belongs to the people of Xwisten the Bear Clan.

At the age of sixteen, Grizzlypaws began to relearn the St’át’imc traditions her passion grew stronger in education and the heritage of her people it became a way of life.

She is a dancer, drummer and a singer/songwriter, an academic, educator and a language and cultural advocate.

Jun 12, 2019

Adam Sings In the Timber is a photojournalist. His work has been featured the New York Times, USA Today, Native People's Magazine and PowWows.com. Adam has a style that tells stories through photos. Learn more about his work and background.

Show notes - www.powwows.com/powwowlife25

May 28, 2019

Interview with Champion Southern Straight Dancer Juaquin Hamilton.

Juaquin Hamilton is an enrolled member of the Sac & Fox Nation. He also represents the Pawnee, Otoe- Missouria, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Apache, & Tonkawa Tribes. He currently resides in Shawnee, Oklahoma with his wife & two children.
With an introduction into the arena at an early age, Juaquin has developed a love for singing and dancing in the southern straight dance category. Over the years, he has also held many different head staff positions at pow-wows throughout the United States and Canada.

Show Notes - www.powwows.com/powwowlife24

Apr 13, 2019

Alexis Raeana auditioned for this season of American Idol and got a Golden Ticket to Hollywood.  Find out how she did during Hollywood Week and what's next for this Lumbee singer.

 

Show Notes - https://www.powwows.com/powwowlife23

Apr 2, 2019

Interview with Bobby Wilson from the comedy group The 1491s. Find out how the group got together, their journey from YouTube videos to live shows to producing a play. 

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Mar 19, 2019

Norma Baker Flying Horse is Hidatsa, Dakota Sioux, and Assiniboine. She is known for her Native American fashion designs. Norma's fashion work has grown from Pow Wow outfits to designing fashion for award shows like the Grammys and Oscars. Her dresses were recently featured in a Paris fashion show.

Mar 6, 2019

Tonia Jo Hall grew up on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. She started dancing as a tiny tot. At 18 she began traveling outside her reservation to larger Pow Wows. She is now a champion Jingle Dress dancer. Recently she began a career in stand up comedy known for her character Auntie Beachress.

Feb 19, 2019

Interview with Larry Yazzie
Larry is an actor, two-time World Champion Fancy Dancer, an Eagle Dancer, and is from the Meskwaki Nation in Tama, Iowa. He is the Founder and Artistic Director for Native Pride Productions, Inc. which is based in St. Paul, MN. His repertoire includes performances at the Olympics, The Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian Institute. Larry has performed all over the world and has won many awards for his dancing. As an international lecturer, dancer, and educator, Larry has earned the reputation for being one of the nation's leading experts on Native American dance. In May 2010, he and his son Jessup were the sole U.S. performers invited for performances and workshops throughout northern France.

He founded Native Pride Productions to give back to his community and to the world.

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