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Basket Making - Cherokee Flute Making & Lessons Quill Work Lakota Style
Bead Work How To Genealogy Ribbon Making - Osage 
Code Talkers Hand Game Shell Work - Creek
Cradleboards - Kiowa Healing Medicine Tanning - Brain Tan
Dance - Powwow History, Myth and Legends Tipi Construction
Dance Shawls Moccasin Making War Bonnet Making
Dance Styles Porky Roach Making Women's Clothing
Powwow Trails DVD Series  - Teaching Dance, sights and sounds

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Videos on the Powwow and Powwow Dancing
 
Drumside Natives 2008 (DDR0823) 
Recorded live at western powwows. Included are famous and popular drum groups such as The Boyz, Bear Creek, Blackfoot Confederacy. Each DVD is 2 hours.
 

This DVD was produced by James Greeley "drum hopping" from group to group and video recording the singers while they competed in singing contests at northern powwows. This DVD places you in the circle by the drum. So drum hop at home and sit back and enjoy some of the best powwow music in Indian country.  SKU: DDR0823  $21.95.  

Hand Drum Natives 2008  (DHD0827) 
This DVD features a collection of Hand Drum performers recorded during singing competitions at a variety of western powwows in 2008. This compilation offers some terrific Hand Drum songs whether they are performed by a group or talented soloists.

These DVDs can also be played in an audio CD player to enjoy the richness of the music.  2 hours SKU: DHD0827 $21.95. 

 

 

Highlights of Men's Fancy & Grass (DFG11) 

This Highlight DVD is compiled from three years of powwow contest footage videographed in 2004-2006. These dance contests took place at powwows from Oklahoma to Montana, Colorado to Washington D.C., and the Pacific Northwest to Connecticut. These contestants demonstrate their winning styles while dancing to some of the best singing groups in Indian country. Each contest includes entire song. 2 hours

DVD is skillfully produced by videographer James Greeley of Warm Springs, Oregon on professional equipment capturing the powwow spirit, dance and competition of each event.  $21.95  

Highlights of Men's Traditional & Chicken Dance (DTC12) 

This Highlight DVD is compiled from three years of powwow contest footage videographed in 2004-2006. These dance contests took place at powwows from Oklahoma to Montana, Colorado to Washington D.C., and the Pacific Northwest to Connecticut. These contestants demonstrate their winning styles while dancing to some of the best singing groups in Indian country. Each contest includes entire song. 2 hours

DVD is skillfully produced by videographer James Greeley of Warm Springs, Oregon on professional equipment capturing the powwow spirit, dance and competition of each event.   $21.95  

Highlights of Women's Jingle & Fancy Shawl (DJF13) 

This Highlight DVD is compiled from three years of powwow contest footage videographed in 2004-2006. These dance contests took place at powwows from Oklahoma to Montana, Colorado to Washington D.C., and the Pacific Northwest to Connecticut. These contestants demonstrate their winning styles while dancing to some of the best singing groups in Indian country. Each contest includes entire song. 2 hours

DVD is skillfully produced by videographer James Greeley of Warm Springs, Oregon on professional equipment capturing the powwow spirit, dance and competition of each event   $21.95  

Highlights of Women's Northern & Southern Traditional (DWT14) 
This Highlight DVD is compiled from three years of powwow contest footage videographed in 2004-2006. These dance contests took place at powwows from Oklahoma to Montana, Colorado to Washington D.C., and the Pacific Northwest to Connecticut. These contestants demonstrate their winning styles while dancing to some of the best singing groups in Indian country. Each contest includes entire song. 2 hours

DVD is skillfully produced by videographer James Greeley of Warm Springs, Oregon on professional equipment capturing the powwow spirit, dance and competition of each event.   $21.95  

 

Celebration! The Plains Indian Museum Powwow....

This DVD captures the excitement of the 25th Annual Buffalo Bill Historical Center Powwow. But, not just any powwow DVD, this productions by the producers of Hand Game, bring the viewer behind the scenes following one family's preparations for attending and dancing. Included are interviews with Native elders that discuss the history of the Northern Plains powwow, the bustle, grass dancing and more. Included are historical photos and highlights of the BBHC Powwow.  45 min. WH - D1050 DVD. $24.95

 

 

   
New! Menís & Womenís Native American Dance Styles

2 hour Special Edition DVD 
Combining Vol. 1 & 2 of the popular VHS series.
Volume 1
  • Menís Straight Dance
  • Menís Northern Traditional
         (including Crow Hop and Sneak-up)
  • Menís Grass Dance
  • Menís Fancy Dance
  • Womenís Southern Cloth Dress
  • Womenís Buckskin Dress
  • Womenís Jingle Dress (including Side Step)
  • Ladyís Fancy Shawl Dance

    Filmed at various Southern Plains
    powwows & celebrations.
Volume 2
  • Hoop Dance
  • Gourd Dance
  • Crow Menís & Womenís Traditional
  • Team Dancing
  • Rabbit Dance
  • Two Step
  • Round Dance
  • Fancy Dance Mix-up Song
  • Tiny Tots Intertribal

    Filmed at Crow Fair, Denver March Powwow
    and powwows in Oklahoma.

Order No. D10610 $26.95 DVD 


New!Into the Circle DVD 

National Film and Video Award Winner!

For centuries, Native Americans have danced around the drum -- 

for celebration, renewal and healing.
Into the Circle is a colorful and informative guide to appreciating

 the contemporary powwow.

  • Interviews with tribal elders, dancers and singers.
  • Historic photographs and eyewitness accounts.
  • Highlights of championship menís and womenís contest dancing.
  • Powerful singing and drumming.
This special DVD edition offers instant access to all the beauty and excitement of the powwow and includes 60 minutes of in-depth interviews with elders, singers and dancers, not available in the VHS version.  Running length: 120 minutes   Order No. D105    $26.95


Fancy Shawl  
Fancy Shawl Dance combines color and grace with endurance and strength and is one of the newest powwow contest dances.
  • Champion dancers at Northern Powwow contests, featuring Straight and Crow Hop steps.
  • Beautiful outfits close-up and watch a champion dancer get ready for competition.
  • Expert tips on how to choose colors, create designs and sew on fabric and fringe.
  • Follow a young champion dancer on the powwow trail as she continues three generations of fancy shawl dancing.
  • Rare interviews and footage of the first Fancy Shawl dancers.

The popular video Fancy Shawl is now available on DVD 

                                      Order No. D150-DVD  $24.95

  

Native American Dance Styles Video Series
Jingle Dress DVD only

See Champion Dancers At Northern Powwow Contests

  • Featuring the competition steps: Straight and Side

  • Featuring the competition steps: Straight and Side

  • Enjoy the beautiful outfits close-up

  • Learn how to make and attach cone jingles

  • Discover the history and evolution of the dance

    (30 minutes)   Order No. D149 $22.95


 

How to Dance Native American Style: Beginning Steps  
A perfect tape for beginners!
  • Learn the parts of a war dance song
  • Master the basic step for men and women
  • How to dance "on the song"
Learn from expert Native American dancers, Mike Pasetopah and Nancy Fields. Great for any age.
(30 min.)       Order No. D111    $24.95 DVD Edition ONLY.

 
Men's Northern Styles 
Features: 
  • Traditional Dance
  • Grass Dance
  • Chicken Dance
  • Interviews
  • Descriptions of Dance Regalia
  • History
  • 60 minute presentation

Interviews with champion dancers, elders, and singers explain the history and outfit. Featured are:

  • Josh Williamson (Sac & Fox) demonstrates wearing traditional dance clothes.
  • Emil Her Many Horses (Sioux) discusses mens northern traditional dance from a Lakota perspective.
  • Kenny Scabby Robe (Blackfeet), one of the elders and leaders of the Blackfeet Chicken Dance Society.
  • Marty Pinnecoose (Ute), Champion Grass Dancer.

Men's Northern Styles  provides what all the previous works on this topic could not provide, the actual sight, sound and movement of current Northern style dancing.  This

is a must for anyone who seriously wishes to experience Northern  style dancing short of being there.

Order No. D949  $24.95 DVD Edition.


Men's Southern Straight Dance
Born in the Southern Plains, this dance style is known as the "gentleman's dance". It is the only dance style that is still danced outside the powwow arena. 

This DVD includes interviews with elders who tell the history of the dance including historical photos. Includes contest dancing. Learn the different parts of the outfits and watch a dancer get dressed. Includes championship dance contests with close-ups of footwork.30 min. DVD.   Order No. D3716  $21.95 DVD Edition.

 

   

 


THE WORLD OF AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE

The beauty, artistry, athleticism and competition of Native American dance are illustrated dramatically in The World of American Indian Dance. This one-hour documentary highlights the many dance styles incorporated into the culture from various Native American tribes and nations. While having a powerful influence on US/Indian relationships, the dance demonstrates the ancient as well as the new struggles between intertribal cultures, progress, tradition, spirituality and commerce.

The spectacular footage was filmed at the Crow Fair, Crow Agency, Montana using Panasonic High-Definition Cameras.  Presented by: The Oneida Indian Nation Shot High-Definition for unsurpassed quality Enhanced for Wide-Screen Presentation Music Tracks in Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound.  

 

The first-ever American Indian-produced documentary to air on a major television network, this film features a cast from the Oneida, Ponca, and Lakota. Narrated by Peter Coyote, this program introduces unique styles of dance, including the Indian Wheel, Crow Hop, Grass Dance, and Fancy Dance and other men and women's traditional dances. These ancient dances have proven to have a lasting influence on many contemporary American Indians. 65 Min. DVD Only   D49-0  $22.95 

 

   
 

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Bead Work How To Genealogy Ribbon Making - Osage 
Code Talkers Hand Game Shell Work - Creek
Cradleboards - Kiowa Healing Medicine Tanning - Brain Tan
Dance - Powwow History and Legends Tipi Construction
Dance Shawls Moccasin Making War Bonnet Making
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