Author Tashia Hart Shares Her Story Behind Her First Book Gidjie and the Wolves

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Tashia Hart is a self-driven, ambitious writer from Minnesota who published her first book, “Gidjie and the Wolves” on her own accord, after publishers expressed they were unable to relate to her characters. Her characters are animal people that came from a series of dreams she had between the winters….

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Midnite Express’s Lead Singer Shares His Journey – Opie Day-Bedeau

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From drum-maker to the lead singer of the Midnite Express Singers, Robin Opichee Day-Bedeau has been singing throughout Turtle Island for more than 30 years. So, it’s fair to say Opie Day is pretty much a household name in Indian Country. Born to his late father Joseph John Bedeau from Onigum….

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Young Indigenous Model Aims to the Heights of the Fashion Industry

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Jaelyn Goodstriker is from the Kainai Blood Tribe near Lethbridge, Alberta, but is currently living in North Battleford, Saskatchewan with her mother Alexis Tootoosis and two sisters as a high school student. She’s a jingle-dress dancer, beader, and a vocal advocate for her peers.  She’s also an Indigenous model that is….

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Michelle Reed: Fashion Designer, Dancer, Instructor, Leader

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She’s an enrolled member of the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe in Northern Wisconsin and is dedicated to sharing her passion and culture with communities far and wide. Michelle spends much of her time in communities throughout the Northern Great Lakes, near her home in Northern Michigan with her husband and two….

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Award Winning Quill Artist Dana Warrington

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Dana Warrington needs little introduction on the powwow trail. He’s a champion traditional dancer, arena director, and an all-around talent representing both the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin and the Prairie Band of Potawatomi of Kansas. Dana is enrolled with the Prairie Band of Potawatomi of Kansas but grew up on….

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Artist from Standing Rock Revives Cultural Traditions through Historical Research

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Holly Young needs no grand introduction among American Indian artists. She’s a full-time artist from Standing Rock who’s work has been showcased at some astounding venues and locations throughout the United States. Although widely recognized as the creator of Holly’s Hoops, she makes much more than beaded earrings. She’s a….

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Northern Plains Indians: A Modern Wet Plate Perspective

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A photographer from Bismarck, North Dakota has been taking a special interest in the people of the Northern Plains lately using a photographic method invented in the mid-1800’s. You might have seen some of Shane Balkowitsch’s photographs—the historic yet timeless, black-and-white, detailed images of some of Indian Country’s most recognized….

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Lakota Star Quilt Maker Shares Her Journey

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Millie Bridwell specializes in a cherished art among her peoples – she creates and makes star quilts. Making star quilts is a process that is as complicated and challenging as learning a new language, and in some ways is just as symbolic as the giving of an eagle feather in….

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Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe to Host Grand Re-Opening of Historic Indian Bowl

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If you happen to be in Northern Wisconsin for the 4th of July holiday, consider attending the Grand Re-Opening of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Ojibwe’s Grand Re-Opening of their historic Indian Bowl. A venue that has a more than 70 year old history, the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe….

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Ho-Chunk’s Bronson Koenig Backbone of Wisconsin’s Advancement in NCAA Tournament

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In his last trip to the Big Dance, Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig has not only the State of Wisconsin or an entire Big 10 campus cheering him on in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but Indian Country as well. With Wisconsin seeded in their bracket at No. 8 in the NCAA Tournament, they faced a tough….

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Native Fashion in the City

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Native Fashion in the City is hosting the 4th annual Native Fashion in the City at Cluster Studios in the Ri-No Art district in Denver, Colorado on Friday, March 24, 2017. The premier Indigenous fashion event features top designers and models from across the country through a series of workshops, appearances….

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Water is Life Expo

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National Organizations to Launch Annual Water is Life Expo Focus on Raising Funds for Clean Water Flint, MI—Several national organizations including Black Lives Matter, the Indigenous Environmental Network, the Hip Hop Caucus, and the New McCree Theater have partnered with Hip Hop 4 Flint and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe….

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