First Native American Woman in Space Goes on Spacewalk

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We are proud of Nicole Aunapu Mann, the first Native American NASA astronaut to go for a spacewalk. She, alongside Koichi Wakata of Japan, was assigned to install support brackets and struts for new solar panels that ... Read more »

Edward Norton Discovers Native Ancestry – Pocahontas Is His 12th Great-Grandmother

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The season premiere of "Finding Your Roots" reveals a surprising relationship between actor Edward Norton and Pocahontas. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the remarkable roots of actors Edward Norton and Julia Rober... Read more »
Rachel Evangelisto - Standing Rock Lakota Sioux Competes At Miss America

Rachel Evangelisto – Standing Rock Lakota Sioux Competes At Miss America

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Rachel Evangelisto is the first-ever Indigenous Miss Minnesota.   She is from the Hunkpapa Standing Rock Lakota Sioux.  She has been accepted into the Native American Law & Sovereignty program at... Read more »

Meet The First Native American Woman To Fly To Space

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Nicole Aunapu Mann will make history next month as she becomes the first Native American woman to fly into space. Mann, who is enrolled in the Wailacki of the Round Valley Indian Tribes in Northern California, will... Read more »

Marilynn Malerba Could Become First Native American US Treasurer

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President Joe Biden announce his intention to appoint Marilynn Malerba as treasurer of the United States, which would make her the first Native American to hold the position. Notably, the appointment would mark the... Read more »

Jim Thorpe: Native American Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist and Pioneer

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Jim Thorpe assumed many titles over the course of his life: Olympian, Gold Medalist, Multi-Sport Athlete, Coach, Hall of Famer, Greatest of All Time. You may have even seen his name in the news recently. But who wa... Read more »

Shop Native Featured Shop: Kinnikinnick Trading Co.

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As part of an ongoing initiative, we're celebrating Native American-owned businesses, whose work you can find on our Shop Native directory, which features both Native American products and products made for Nativ... Read more »

Ashley Callingbull – Model, Actress, and Activist – Pow Wow Life 58

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Join Paul G for an interview with Ashley Callingbull. About Ashley Callingbull Ashley Callingbull is a Cree First Nations woman from the Enoch Cree Nation in the province of Alberta, Canada. She is very d... Read more »

Avis Charley Ledger Artist – Pow Wow Life 57

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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 a... Read more »

Ria Thunder Cloud Author of Finding My Dance – Pow Wow Life Podcast

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Join Paul G for an interview with Pow Wow dancer and children's book author Ria Thunderchild. Follow Ria Finding My Dance Book Instagram About Ria: In her debut picture book, professional Indige... Read more »

Cheyenne Kippenberger – Former Miss Indian World – Pow Wow Life – 53

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Join Paul G for an interview with former Miss Indian World Cheyenne Kippenberger.  Cheyenne was Miss Indian World during the pandemic and held the title for 2 years.  Hear about the challenges of representin... Read more »

Brandon Matis – Native Professional Ultimate Player

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Join Paul G for an interview with Brandon Matis. The only member of the Wind Chill to have played in every season in franchise history, Brandon Matis has been a defensive staple since day one. His commitment to the t... Read more »

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