Posts under: Native Profiles

Google Honors Elizabeth Peratrovich

If you're lucky enough to have a Doodle illustration and an article of yourself on Google, chances are you're doing something right. Not just anyone can get a caricature of themselves on the world's most visited site. Recently, Elizabeth Peratrovich joined that elite club.  So who is this great woman...

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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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Kamala Harris Isn’t the First Person of Color to Become U.S. Vice President

After being sworn in as U.S. Vice President, Sen. Kamala Harris made history as the first woman, first African-American, and first person of South Asian descent to ascend to the position. But did you know Harris isn't actually the first person of color to become “veep?” That distinction belongs to...

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