Posts under: Native Profiles

Gather – The Fight To Revitalize Our Native Foodways

The stunning documentary, Gather, follows four individuals as they share their experiences as natives and their plan to keep their culture alive while feeding and nourishing their communities. They are all in the midst of a cultural movement in hopes of reconnecting their Native communities to the somewhat lost heritage...

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Avis Charley Ledger Artist – Pow Wow Life 57

Join Paul G for an interview with artist Avis Charley. About Avis Charley Avis Charley (Spirit Lake Dakota/Diné) is a mother and an artist. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. Charley is a painter and a ledger artist using colored pencils on antique documents. She enjoys depicting Native...

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Ashley Callingbull Becomes First Indigenous Woman Chosen For Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Ashley Callingbull will be the first indigenous/First Nations woman to appear in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition, SI announced on International Women's Day.  Callingbull shared the news via Twitter: I’m so excited to announce on International Women’s Day that I’ve been chosen by @si_swimsuit ! I’ll be the first Indigenous(First Nations)...

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Adam Beach: Native American Actor Extraordinaire

Adam Beach is a well-known Native American actor, writer, producer, and philanthropist, He was born in Manitoba, grew up on the Dog Creek First Nation Reserve, and is Anishinaabe.  One meaning of Anishinaabe is “the good humans,” and Adam Beach is one of them, representing his fellow Natives and his...

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