Fire at Ponemah POW WOW Grounds Investigated as Arson

Firefighters responded to the fire around 9 a.m. Tuesday

PONEMAH, Minn. — A fire at the Ponemah POW WOW grounds in Ponemah, Minnesota is being investigated as arson. Firefighters responded around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning when one was of the structures was on fire. A firefighter with the Ponemah Fire Department says the building was used by elderly and those disabled to access the pow wows. Ponemah Fire was…

Keeping Traditions Alive: Fargo Native American Commission Holds New Year’s Powwow

This is the sixth annual powwow

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Native American Commission held their annual New Year’s Eve powwow after having to reschedule it because of a blizzard. This is the sixth annual powwow. “When I sing, I have fun. I’m singing to make people dance, to make sure the song is good, and everybody having a good time and it makes me feel pretty…

Indigenous Peoples’ Day POW WOW Connects Them to Their Ancestors, Future Generations

A traditional indigenous meal was served before the celebration

FARGO, N.D. — A beat that feeds the soul. “It’s blissful. It makes me feel happy,” Paula Howling Wolf said.  And a song is all it takes to connect these indigenous brothers and sisters to their ancestors. “That’s like one of the magnets bringing us all together,” Howling Wolf said. “We want to celebrate the people that came before us, our…