Native American Showcase at Popular SXSW Music Fest!

March is here and if you're anywhere near Austin, Texas or a player in the music industry you know that means one thing: South by Southwest (SXSW) is almost here! This year the music festival is hosting a Native American showcase. Check out who they have scheduled to hit the stage! John Trudell and Bad Dog This man needs no introduction in the Native ...

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Crowd Favorite: Hay Creek Youth Drum Group

Man, these little dudes can jam out. And I don't want to just call them a youth drum group. Hay Creek has been competing with the big boys and giving them a run for their money. // ...

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Another Day, Another Designer in Hot Water

So we're unfortunately used to seeing designers ripoff Indigenous designs and trotting them down the runway like they're something fresh and new. However, I can't believe these designers are using the #dsquaw hashtag to promote their new line! From Dsquared2’s website: TRIBAL ARISTOCRACY #Dsquaw The enchantment of Canadian Indian tribes. The confident attitude of the British aristocracy. In a captivating play on contrasts: an ode to ...

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KAHK POW WOW 2014

CATEGORY NAME PLACE     JR WOMENS FANCY KAITLYN MCARTHUR 5     JR WOMENS FANCY ASHLYN MCARTHUR 4     JR WOMENS FANCY NADINE OBEY 3       JR WOMENS FANCY DOTTI SCABBYROBE 2       JR WOMENS FANCY TATIANNA BROWN 1       JR. Women's Jingle KRISTEN TOOTOOSIS 5       JR. Women's Jingle DESTINY GARDYPIE 4       JR. Women's Jingle KAITLYNN TAYPOTAT 3       JR. Women's Jingle RAE- DAWN BISON 2       JR. Women's Jingle SHAYLENA YUZICAPPI 1       JR. Women's Traditional EMERY ...

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All Dolled Up: An Interview with Lakota Dollmaker Rhonda Holy Bear

Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor "Black and White" Dolls by Rhonda Holy Bear Barbie. Baby. China. That's what comes to mind when many people hear the word "Doll". Yet, for Lakota Dollmaker, Rhonda Holy Bear, dolls carry culture and character. Each of her dolls is a masterpiece on a visceral, artistic level. ...

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Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Tutorials

Sarah Agaton Howes is the latest designer to participate in Eighth Generation's Inspired Natives Project. Sarah is an Anishinaabe artist, teacher, and emerging community organizer from Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. Back in 2013 she created a set of tutorial videos to make Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasins. Check them out and see if you're also an inspired native! Step 1: Purchasing and Preparing Supplies Step 2: Makizin Pattern and Cut out...

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Navajo Elder Honored at USU Pow Wow

Here's your feel good pow wow story of the week. The 42nd Annual Utah State University (USU) Pow Wow was held this past weekend in Logan, Utah. According to Angela Enno, a multicultural program coordinator for USU's Access and Diversity Center, it's one of the largest events the campus holds every year. As reported by Cache Valley Daily, it's a pow wow that one Navajo woman has been attending for years. USU alumnus Jenny Begaii has been attending the event for ...

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Clean and Sober: Donald Keeble’s a Role Model on Powwow Highway!

Donald Keeble lives a clean, sober life as a Traditional Dancer, a scholar and an educator. He's a prominent presence on the Powwow Trail, but Forest County Potawatomi Rez is always home. He shares his dance style and the stories it contains in this delightful visit. Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Dawn: Great to visit with you! Please introduce yourselves to ...

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Native Small Business Highlight: OXDX Clothing

Jared Yazzi is a Navajo business owner and designer at OXDX Clothing and is based out of Chandler, AZ. I had the pleasure of meeting him at the 2014 Standford Powwow in Palo Alto California and was excited to feature him as my first article in an ongoing series I hope to highlight Native owned small businesses.

Corinne: When did you decide that owning your business is what you wanted to do? What inspired you? Jared: In the beginning ...

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – February 25, 2015

Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 20th Annual UT Arlington Student/Benefit Powwow February 28 - February 28 300 West 1st Street, Arlington, TX - 76010 Thundering Spirit Family Pow Wow February 27 - March 01 20651 Highway 441, Mount Dora, FL - 32757 Thunder on the Beach Powwow 2015 February 20 - February 22 7955 58th Ave, Vero Beach, FL Tulsa Community ...

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