Monthly Archives: March 2015

April is Hopi Kwiyamuya

April is Hopi Kwiyamuya

The Hopi people are known for their peaceful nature and isolated lifestyle. Their culture is filled with spiritual reverence and community service. Throughout the life of a Hopi milestones are celebrated with gifts of various Katsinam which are given to mark achievements and honors. The Katsinam play a vital role in ceremonies and celebrations. Katsinam… Continue Reading

Native American Powwows

Native American Powwows

Traditional Native American Plains Indians celebrate their cultures with ceremonies known as Powwows. Most Powwows involve feasting, singing, formal dancing and various types of competitions. Each Powwow creates an opportunity for various tribes to convene, visit, and forge alliances. This tradition has helped to preserve aspects of Native American cultures and their rich heritage.  … Continue Reading