The F-M Community Celebrates The New Year With A POWWOW

The event was hosted by First Nation Electric and Members of the Fargo Native American Commission

FARGO, N.D.- A  traditional Native American dance kicked off the celebration that has been going on in the F-M area over the past seven years. “We have a lot of Native American people who live here from other reservations and its nice for us to provide an opportunity for everybody to come together and when we do that in the community….

FM Crossroads Hosts Culture In Motion Powwow

The event will be held October 5-6 at the Scheels Arena

It’s a chance to experience different cultures right here in the Fargo-Moorhead metro. FM Crossroads is a nonprofit that is preparing to host its fourth annual powwow this Saturday and Sunday at Scheels Arena. The festival features art shows, activities for children, as well as youth football drills led by former Bison greats and world class singers and dancers. “It’s…

“The Heartbeat of Mother Earth”: The Pipekeepers Perform Powwow Drumming

They taught the community about the significance of drumming in Native American culture

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s more than just a drumbeat… it’s considered the heartbeat of Mother Earth. A group of Native Americans called The Pipekeepers taught people at the Moorhead Library about powwow drumming and why it’s so important in Native American culture. “It’s a reflection of your own heartbeat and the heartbeat of all the living things here on earth,” Rona…

F-M Crossroads Powwow Healing One Family’s Spirit, Helps Others to Express Their Culture

Singers receive an $8,000 grand prize and first place dancers are awarded $1,000

FARGO, N.D. — Some wounds never heal but one family has found their saving grace with a little help from the beat of a drum. “We lost our daughter nine years ago. My husband tried to think of something we could do as a family to strengthen ourselves, be together as a family, because when we’re singing and doing this,…

Twelve Native American Tribes Gather for Annual Powwow at NDSU

The theme of the 29th annual gathering is "Celebrating Life. Creating the Future."

FARGO, N.D. — Twelve Native American tribes gathered at the Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse at NDSU for the 29th annual Woodlands and High Plains Powwow. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Celebrating Life. Creating Our Future.” The twelve tribes hail from four different states, with some coming from Canada. Due to the cultural and spiritual aspects of the event, some view…

Native American Tribes Came to MSUM for a Powwow

Friends and family came together for the 28th annual powwow

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Drums were booming throughout MSUM for the 28th annual Celebration of the Woodlands and High Plains Traditional Powwow. The powwow was setup for a time to celebrate and renew friendship. They’re also celebrating the educational experiences of American Indian higher education and the sharing of tribal cultures in the F-M area. The event featured many styles of…