Posts under: Interviews

Artist from Standing Rock Revives Cultural Traditions through Historical Research

[caption id="attachment_23085" align="alignright" width="300"] Holly Young[/caption] Holly Young needs no grand introduction among American Indian artists. She’s a full-time artist from Standing Rock who’s work has been showcased at some astounding venues and locations throughout the United States. Although widely recognized as the creator of Holly’s Hoops, she makes much...

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Gay Marriage Comes to Indian Country

A couple years ago we reported in a PowWows.com blog about the Gay Marriage movement in Indian Country, that even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gay Marriage in all 50 states on June 26, 2015., only a handful of tribes decided to recognize the new Gay Marriage Law on...

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Star Quilt Maker Shares Her Journey

Millie Bridwell specializes in a cherished art among her peoples - she creates and makes star quilts. Making star quilts is a process that is as complicated and challenging as learning a new language, and in some ways is just as symbolic as the giving of an eagle feather in...

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Two Spirit Royalty 2017

This past week three of our Native LGBT ambassadors attended Tucson Pride in Tucson, Arizona! (Pictured L-R) Miss Montana Two Spirit 2017 - Vanessa Kristina (Salt River Pima), Miss International Two Spirit 2017 - Timothy Ward (San Carlos Apache), Miss Apache Diva 2017 - Vicki Quintero (White Mountain Apache). Lets get...

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