Navajo Photographer Showcases the Beauty of His Homelands

Mylo Fowler is a landscape photographer who was born north of the Navajo Nation capitol in Fort Defiance, Arizona and was raised on the Navajo Nation's Northwestern edge near Page, Arizona. I began following him on Instagram this past year and have been amazed by the gorgeous scenery he has captured. Take a look below and see if you're now blown away by these images....

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Find Out How You Can Save Smiles Across Indian Country!

Photography by Roshan Spotsville Miss Native American USA 2015-16, Kristina Hyatt and America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation ® will combine efforts to reach out to as many Native American children across the United States through the America's Tooth Fairy Smile Drive starting February 2016. This Smile Drive project will focus on saving young smiles across Indian Country, which coincides with National Children's Dental Health ...

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Smile! Photos from the 41st Annual Miccosukee Indian Arts & Crafts Festival

From December 26, 2015 to January 3rd, 2016, visitors from across the country were able to celebrate Native culture during the Miccosukee Indian Arts and Crafts Festival held at the Miccosukee Indian Village in Miami, Florida. Dancing, art and food made visitors smile and Chip Yacob with Miami Pro Photography was on hand to document the event. Check out these little pow wow cuties dancing for the crowd!...

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Congratulations! First Nations Student Wins Rhodes Scholarship!

Great news out of Canada! Billy-Ray Belcourt, a member of the Driftpile Cree Nation, has become the first Canadian First Nations student to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship! Rhodes scholarships are awarded to 89 scholars every year, including 11 Canadians, to allow them to complete postgraduate work at the University of Oxford in England. They are awarded on the basis of “exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service.” Belcourt has already shown himself to be a hard worker: he is ...

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A Real Role Model…Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe!

Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe!   Lovely Kaleena Stone! Q) Congratulations! You are truly a beauty, inside and out! Please tell us about yourself? What do you want us to know about you? A) Thank you so much. Manahuu (Hello), my name is Kaleena Layla Stone I am 17 years old, my tribes are Nuumu (Paiute) ...

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Famous Native American Portrayals in the Movies

Some our most famous Native people in history have had their life stories immortalized on the big screen, here are a few people you might know and who played them, enjoy! #nativeheritagemonth In 1994, Adam Beach (Saulteaux First Nations) played Squanto in, "Squanto: A Warriors Tale"  .  Squanto comes from the Wampanoag tribe, which is credited for giving the first Thanksgiving dinner to the Pilgrims, history would ...

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Miss Arapaho Tribal Princess!

  Q) Congratulations! You are truly a beauty, inside and out! Please tell us about yourself? What do you want us to know about you? A) Ha-Hou! Thank you! Well Tous! Sanííwoo Hisei Néé'eesíh'inoo! Hello my name is Lizard Woman my English name is Emma Julia Washee and I am the 2015-2016 Arapaho Tribal Princess. I am the daughter of Jason & Tammie GoodBlanket, ...

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Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial!

  Miss Gallup Inter Tribal Indian Ceremonial!   Miss Gallup Inter-Triba Indian Ceremonial!!! Busy and productive, Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial is a stunning example of true Native Beauty. Powwows, parades and presentations are all part of her life! DK: You're a true role model! Please tell us about yourself? KM: Yá’át’ééh, my ...

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5 Strong Native American Women – #StrongNativeWomen

When I think of Native Heritage Month, I think of our matriarchs, grand-mothers, mothers, sisters, community leaders, business owners, actresses, who continually find ways to guide us, keep us honest, lend an ear when no one else will listen & who are the glue to our communities & families that keep us together.  

Here are a couple Native Women whose leadership continue to inspire us and make us feel proud.

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Miss Hé Sapa Wiń…Black Hills Powwow Princess!

Crowning new Royalty at the Black Hills Powwow!   Powwows are a precious part of life for this new Princess! Q) Congratulations! We are so happy for you! What an honor for you to be crowned at this year's Black Hills Powwow! ...

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