Posts under: Native Profiles

Chenae Bullock – Historian and Cultural Preservationist

  Moskehtu Consulting is Indigenous-owned and operated. It was founded by Chenae Bullock, an enrolled Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Member and descendant of the Montauk Tribe in Long Island New York. She is also African American. Chenae is an indigenous perspective historian, cultural practitioner, and preservationist.   Learn more about...

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Interview – Jana Schmieding Lakota Actress From Peacock’s Rutherford Falls

Rutherford Falls,” Peacock TV‘s binge-worthy new show, manages to do something few ever have: bring multi-dimensional indigenous characters into an American sitcom. While Native Americans have historically been portrayed as monolithic in American film and TV, “Rutherford Falls” breaks the mold, taking Native Americans out of the box they're so often forced into....

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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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Meet Mariah Gladstone: Founder of Indigikitchen

Native Americans are changing the way they eat, and Mariah Gladstone, a member of the Blackfeet tribe, is helping lead the way. Gladstone founded an organization called Indigikitchen about five years ago to educate those in Indian Country on where their food is coming from and how it’s gathered and...

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