First Native Owned Boutique and Gallery opens in Rapid City, SD

First Native Owned Boutique and Gallery opens in Rapid City, SD

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In the past, Rapid City hasn't had the best reputation with treating the diverse population with fairness and equality. Three Affiliated Tribes artist, dancer and now business owner, Lauren GoodDay Giago, along with h... Read more »
Prom Time – Native Style!

Prom Time – Native Style!

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It's that time of year again - school is winding down and the kids are starting to think about upcoming graduation ceremonies. But not before one of the most important teenager rites of passage, prom! Check out ho... Read more »
12 Stunning Works of Art from Jonathan Labillois

12 Stunning Works of Art from Jonathan Labillois

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I can't quite remember how I first stumbled upon these beautiful paintings, but I had to share these with you! These beautiful paintings are from Jonathan Labillois, a member of the Listuguj Migmaq First Nation Ba... Read more »
No More Spilled Beads!  All Beaders Need To Order This Now!

No More Spilled Beads! All Beaders Need To Order This Now!

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If you've done any beading you've had it happen! Spilled beads! All those beautiful colors now in one big pile on the floor! I've tried keeping them in the containers while beading, Tried dozens of differ... Read more »
The Native Drum – Making a Handle for a Small Drum

The Native Drum – Making a Handle for a Small Drum

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Have you guys been keeping up with the awesome tutorials on Cheyenne and Arapaho Television (CATV47)? Last year we told you about a new show called The Native Drum with host Shawn Littlebear (Southern Cheyenne). Littl... Read more »
Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Tutorials

Ojibwe Pucker Toe Moccasin Tutorials

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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 Minne... Read more »
Native Small Business Highlight: OXDX Clothing

Native Small Business Highlight: OXDX Clothing

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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 »
Making Regalia – Straight Dress Making

Making Regalia – Straight Dress Making

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On this episode of Making Regalia with Juaquin Lonelodge, he has special guest Terra Houska. Terra introduces viewers to the fundamentals of straight dress making. The follow-up episode will show Juaquin and Terra con... Read more »
Heartbreaking: Native Murals Defaced

Heartbreaking: Native Murals Defaced

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As reported by Seattle Times, these beautiful murals created by Andrew Morrison (Apache/Haida) were defaced over the weekend. Judging from the photograph it looks like the vandal might have used a super-soaker or r... Read more »
How to Straighten and Trimm Feathers – Craft Tutorial

How to Straighten and Trimm Feathers – Craft Tutorial

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Turkey feathers are naturally curved. To make them look like Eagle feathers it is necessary to flatten the feather quill without damaging the feather blade. In our example here we will use commercially dyed white turk... Read more »
Native American Face Paint | War Face Paint

Native American Face Paint | War Face Paint

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While many of the traditions concerning Native American face paint been taught to me by Northern and Southern Tribal Elders, I prefer to maintain their privacy. Therefore, I have only used literary sources for referen... Read more »

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