Posts under: Native Profiles

Native Fashion Joins Global Talent on Phoenix Runway

Phoenix, AZ (July 06, 2017) – For the second year in a row, Acoma Pueblo designer, Loren Aragon will represent Native American fashion in contention for Designer of the Year in the 2017 Phoenix Fashion Week Designer Bootcamp. Aragon, makes his return after a successful debut on the most anticipated...

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Crow Model Featured in Allure Magazine!

It's always exciting to see our Native people featured in mainstream magazines. This time, Crow model Shania Russell was featured in an article in Allure magazine on how we're redefining beauty. “People ask about my long hair, but Native Americans, we don’t cut our hair unless we lose a loved...

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Tulalip Rapper – “Native and Proud of It”

To his family, he's known as Kisar Jones-Fryberg, but in the hip-hop scene, he goes by Komplex Kai. This Native rapper reps the Tulalip Tribes to the fullest, all while throwing down deep lyrics over a dope beat. Some have even referred to him as the Native American “Tupac", but...

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The Road to Gathering: Jeremiah Copi

Jeremiah Copi is a drummer and singer with Blue Medicine Wheel singers from Gallup NM. He is from the Navajo Nation and began drumming when he was 7 years old. Copi's grandfather taught him how to drum and sing, and the very first songs he learned were family songs. From...

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Google Doodle Celebrates First Native Physician

In case you missed it over the weekend, Google Doodle once again honored an outstanding Native American. "Today’s Doodle honors the life and legacy of Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915), the first American Indian to earn a medical degree. Picotte grew up in Nebraska on the Omaha reservation, where...

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