Posts under: Native American Art

Native American Tattoos: 50 of the Most Intricate Designs

Native American tattoos have been all the rage for years. While some non-Native people get tattoos of tribal chiefs, geometric designs, nature, totems, dream catchers, and spirit animals that represent the Native American cultures, people who are actually Native often get them for more personal reasons.  The ritual of getting...

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Shop Native Artist Of The Month: John Pepion

Each month, we're celebrating a Native American artist, whose work you can find on our Shop Native directory, which features both Native American products and products made for Natives. These products include clothing, beauty, beadwork, herbal, art, blankets, and more. With over 40 companies and products already listed, the directory...

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Sitka Illustrator Michaela Goade Wins Caldecott Medal for ‘We Are Water Protectors’

For the first time in 83 years, a Native American illustrator has won a Caldecott Medal. Michaela Goade of Sitka, Alaska’s Raven/Frog Clan collected the award for her illustrations in the picture book, “We are Water Protectors.” The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott....

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2020 Native American Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here again!  Despite what’s going on in the world today, there still should be times of celebration and delight. Friends and family matter to you and you definitely want to spend special moments with them this holiday season. Make memories and show them what they mean to...

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Top Native American Documentaries – Learn The Real Story of Native Culture in History and Today

Learning with documentary movies and TV series captures the mind and helps you experience the truth about a particular time, place, or people in a more engaging way. Native American documentaries have shown glimpses of both historical events, individuals, and current issues that have to do with the first nation's...

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All About Ribbon Skirts – How To Make Ribbon Skirts

Brightly-colored ribbon skirts are a traditional piece of clothing for many Native American women and girls, as it honors their heritage and is a way to represent themselves as well as causes, such as the missing and murdered Indigenous women and children.  https://www.instagram.com/p/CF7lkhvFgTI/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link “Skirts in Native American communities are more...

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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow