Crossing Borders,Blending Boundaries:Peter Ali’s Indigenous Flute!| Leave a Comment
Peter Ali is proud of his Indigenous flute playing, his Native heritage from Mexico and his opportunities to connect cultures. As he embarked on his musical journey, he also realized that his flute guide... Read more »
Native Max Magazine’s 2nd Annual Native Fashion in the City| Leave a Comment
With the powwow season about to kick off with Denver March next weekend, there's a lot more than we're used to going on in the Mile High City. Native Max Magazine and the Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commer... Read more »
Q&A with Artist and Activist Gregg Deal/ | Leave a Comment
Gregg Deal is a Pyramid Lake Paiute artist and activist living in the Washinton DC area. I have personally followed both his art and activism for a year or so now, and was able to snag him from his crazy busy schedule... Read more »
NITAZ CREATIONZ: NAVAJO BEADER EDNITA THOMPSON| Leave a Comment
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor NITAZ CREATIONZ is the brainchild of Navajo artist Ednita Thompson. Patience, persistence and personality distinguish this Dine Beader's jewelry from man... Read more »
All Dolled Up: An Interview with Lakota Dollmaker Rhonda Holy Bear| 4 Comments on All Dolled Up: An Interview with Lakota Dollmaker Rhonda Holy Bear
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor 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 an... Read more »
Clean and Sober: Donald Keeble’s a Role Model on Powwow Highway!| Leave a Comment
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... Read more »
Native Small Business Highlight: OXDX Clothing| 1 Comment on 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 ... Read more »
What does an International Beading Sensation Look Like? Like THIS!!!| 1 Comment on What does an International Beading Sensation Look Like? Like THIS!!!
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor "Through Facebook I have also been able to sell my beadwork as far away as Florida and London , England," Chazlyn Brown explains ... Read more »
What’s it like being Native American in “Almost American”? Comedian Marc Yaffee tells all!/ | 1 Comment on What’s it like being Native American in “Almost American”? Comedian Marc Yaffee tells all!
"Native Humor, to me," says Native American Comedian Marc Yaffee, "is the ability of Indian people to tease each other and laugh at themselves without getting butt hurt." The star of the new TV Series, "Almost America... Read more »
Visions From Creator: Bonnie Crawler Smith, Nakoda Nation Bead Artist!/ | 1 Comment on Visions From Creator: Bonnie Crawler Smith, Nakoda Nation Bead Artist!
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor DK: You're a truly talented artist! What does beadwork mean in your tribal traditions? BS: Thank you. That's a difficult question because some beadwor... Read more »
Interview With Dynamic Dougie Rain – Northern Traditional Dancer/ | Leave a Comment
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native Culture Editor Q) It's great to visit with you!!! What are some of the facts you'd like us to know about you? A) I've been working with children, youth & families for over 20 y... Read more »
Guess How Barb Ledoux Makes Powwow Dancers’ Dreams Come True?| Leave a Comment
Interview by Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor "I enjoy beading," Barb Ledoux smiles as she finishes the edging on a vibrant neon-toned set of earrings, "It makes me proud that someo... Read more »