Author: Darren Thompson

Bead Artist Elias Not Afraid

  Elias Not Afraid is fast becoming a well-known and established bead artist. His work ranges from being a full-time contributor to Crow/Northern Cheyenne fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail’s Yellowtail Collective to having his work worn by the Black Eyed Peas very own Taboo™️. Originally from Lodge Grass, Montana on the...

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Norma Baker Flying Horse Sews It Straight

  [caption id="attachment_17497" align="alignnone" width="566"] Norma Baker Flying Horse[/caption] Norma Baker Flying Horse is one of the most recognized appliqué designers of the Northern Plains that has represented a tradition that spans back centuries. An enrolled member of the Hidatsa Tribe from the Three Affiliated Tribes in North Dakota as...

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Showtime Singers – Live from Big Sky

  Album Review | Showtime Singers’ “Live from Big Sky” Darren Thompson, Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Blasting out of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, the Showtime Singers present their debut album, “Live from Big Sky”. Recorded at the 2016 Montana State University - Bozeman Powwow, Live from Big Sky is...

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Wind Eagle Netaenawemakanak Album Review

Singing loud and proud from the Menominee Nation in Northern Wisconsin, Wind Eagle presents their second album in "Netaenawemakanak". Produced and distributed by the group's lead singer Shane Webster and its members in 2009, Netaenawemakanak is the group's second album and features a collection of songs in the Menominee language...

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