"Locally sourced", "foraged", "farm-to-table" seem to be all the buzz in the food world these days. However it seems like common sense when you look at it from a Native American perspective. There were no grocery stores "back in the day" and the land provided what you needed. Read more in this article from Food & Wine about how chefs like Nephi Craig are trying to bring Native American cuisine (pre-Columbian) back to the forefront.
In summer's copper twilight, Apache ...
Twin filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith chose to adapt the classic novel Winter in the Blood by James Welch to be their second feature film. As children, they grew up in Montana and had the rare privilege to know James Welch. He was a life-long friend, a mentor, and a profound influence on their writing.
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Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor
Q)It's energizing to watch you dance! We know you love to dance...what else inspires you?
A) I'm a drug and alcohol free Native from Sweetgrass First Nation which is located in Saskatchewan, Canada. I'm a Entrepreneur, Graphic designer, Ledger Artist and Traditional Dancer. I also have huge passion for art and love being able to show the beauty of ...
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Emilia Gaston is a Texas-based professional photographer and photo-journalist who grew up in Alabama going to pow wows with her part-Cherokee father. To this day she still loves going to them and one of her favorite pow wows is held in Grand Prairie, Texas. So why not combine two of things she loves by doing a photo essay on a local native ...
This is way better than the cheesy displays I used to see at the local planetarium. Check out these Native laser light displays by Lizard Light Productions.
This next one features hoop dance champion Nakotah LaRance!
Cool stuff Lizard Light! Would be nice to see A Tribe Called Red use something like this at their next show.
From the New York Times comes a mini-documentary of Germany's obsession with Native American culture.
Germany’s biggest folk hero is an Apache who fights for justice three hours north of Berlin and has inspired spiritual seekers. But some parts of Native American culture get lost in translation.
So what do you think? Is it flattering they're interested in the culture or cringe worthy when they only ...
Sandra Lamouche (Yellowhorn)
Interview by Dr. Dawn Karima, Native American Cultural Editor
Q) You're such an inspiring individual! What are you passionate about these days?
A) My name is Sandra Lamouche (aka Yellowhorn), a member of the Bigstone Cree Nation. I am married to Lowell Yellowhorn, a member of the Pikanii Nation (part of the ...
We're absolutely in love with Laura Grizzlypaws and her Grizzly Bear dance. You might remember we featured a story on her back in March in which she described in her own words why she dances.
“I walked where the Grizzly Bear dances. I feel his pleasure, excitement and freedom on the earth and in the wind that carries his messages from the past. I dance where the Grizzly Bear danced his steps leaving an ancestral footprint on the land like ...
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