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Plains Indian Museum Powwow Set for June 19-20 at Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Plains Indian Museum Powwow Set for June 19-20 at Buffalo Bill Historical CenterNative American dancers representing 42 tribes from across the United States will be gathering June 19-20 in Cody, Wyoming for the 29th annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow to be held at the Robbie Powwow Garden at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.

The dancers, in handcrafted regalia, will compete for more than $30,000 in cash and other prizes. Competitive dance categories include traditional, jingle dress, fancy, grass, team dancing, tiny tots, and chicken dance.
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Record Breaking Crowds Attend Autry’s Native American Heritage Weekend

Record Breaking Crowds Attend Autry’s Native American Heritage Weekend Nearly 3,000 visitors enjoyed a weekend of Native American history and culture at the Autry National Center Nov. 6-8, 2009 in Los Angeles, which featured three major events including the annual Intertribal Arts Marketplace.

The other events included t...
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“Horse Nation” Exhibition Premieres At Smithsonian in New York

“Horse Nation” Exhibition Premieres At Smithsonian in New York For those who appreciate the history of the West's Native peoples, the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in New York ( www.americanindian.si.edu ) has a new exhibition that is reason enough to book a flight to the Big Apple.

Opening S...
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Paul Dyck Plains Indian Collection Receives Major Preservation Grant

Paul Dyck Plains Indian Collection Receives Major Preservation Grant The Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming has been awarded a Save America's Treasures grant for the preservation of the nationally renowned Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection.

The $350,000 grant provides the funds necessary t...
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Honoring Native American Heritage

Honoring Native American Heritage November is Native American Heritage Month, and this year's theme is "Celebrating Tribal Nations: America's Great Partners."

Today we can talk about the relationship between the tribes and state and federal governments in terms of being partners, but ...
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