beadwork, Oneida

Revitalizing Native American Culture Through Oneida Beadwork Classes

Native Americans have a long history of traditionally using beadwork as part of their regalia. Regalia is a Native American term to describe the ceremonial clothes and accessories that Native Americans wear for ceremonies and for dancing at Pow Wows. In the beginning, Native Americans used natural materials like seeds and seashells to adorn their… Continue reading Revitalizing Native American Culture Through Oneida Beadwork Classes

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Responses to the March 18 Press Release that Indian Summer Festival Will No Longer Be at Summerfest

On March 18, 2019 Indian Summer Festival Inc. Board President James Warren announced in a press realease that Indian Summer Festival will no longer be at Summerfest.   Why Was This Never Reported Before March 18? A recurring question raised by many in the Milwaukee Indian Community in social media and in a March 19,… Continue reading Responses to the March 18 Press Release that Indian Summer Festival Will No Longer Be at Summerfest

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28th Annual Winter Pow Wow

The 2019 Pow Wow has officially kicked off the Pow Wow season in Wisconsin with the 28th Annual Pow Wow hosted by Indian Summer Festivals, Inc. This Native American social gathering was held at the State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisconsin. This particular Pow Wow included Native American dancing dressed in full regalia as… Continue reading 28th Annual Winter Pow Wow

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No More Stolen Sisters

NATIONAL TRAGEDY All across this United States, referred by Native Americans as Turtle Island, an epidemic of Native American Women are disappearing at an alarming rate. According to Hawaiian Therapist Lea Denny there are over 5,100 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) in this country. One major problem is that currently Native American Tribes have… Continue reading No More Stolen Sisters