This weeks Feature Native Artist is Steven Daniel Hayes. (Yuki/Blackfeet/Pomo) I found Steven giving a mini concert at a friends birthday party on the Coyote Valley Indian Reservation in Redwood Valley, California. Steven’s voice is very polished and is no…..
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On August 27th, young Native American women will travel across the United States to Arizona for a chance to compete and represent their communities for the title of Miss Native American USA 2016! The #MNAUSA pageant committee is currently accepting…..
The 2016 powwow season is officially under way and Jeanine Lomaintewa (Paiute & Hopi) of Bishop, California., is on the powwow trail. Jeanine is currently running for the Sr. Miss Pabanamanina Powwow Princess and came to the 45th Annual Stanford…..
Anytime is a good time for hoop dancing! I’m sure you’ll enjoy this video I recently watched of hoop dancer Tony Duncan (Apache, Arikara and Hidatsa) dancing at the Easy Street Arts Festival in Carefree, Arizona. My favorite thing to…..
The Native American community learned some very sad news over the weekend. Robert Redbird, an iconic Kiowa artist, passed away early Saturday morning at the age of 76. He had been battling an illness for some time as noted by…..
Last weekend, the current reigning Miss International Two Spirit – Spirit Wildcat (Shoshone/Bannock), made an appearance at the 5th Annual BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow in San Francisco, California. I caught up with her for a quick interview: Please introduce yourself!…..
AJ+ recently shot a video at the Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirit Powwow with hoop dancer Ty Defoe. In this video, Defoe speaks about how traditional dance helps two spirits take back their gender identity from the negative connotations that…..
Native Actress – Amber Midthunder just snagged (not that kind of snag) a tv role on the X-Men TV Pilot, “Legion” , to be televised on the FX channel. “Amber is an enrolled tribal member of the Ft. Peck Sioux…..
Back in 2014, three time world hoop dancing champion, Dallas Arcand spoke at the annual TEDxYYC in Calgary, Canada. During his TedX Talk, he explains how dancing has taught him to find a healthy balance in life. “His journey of…..
From champion dancer, Politician and pow-wow MC, Tommy Christian from Poplar MT shared some of his experiences in Indian country. Well respected in all three areas Tommy has remained grounded, humble and gained vast amounts of knowledge from teachings of…..