Posts under: Native Profiles

Young Indigenous Model Aims to the Heights of the Fashion Industry

Jaelyn Goodstriker is from the Kainai Blood Tribe near Lethbridge, Alberta, but is currently living in North Battleford, Saskatchewan with her mother Alexis Tootoosis and two sisters as a high school student. She’s a jingle-dress dancer, beader, and a vocal advocate for her peers.  She's also an Indigenous model that is...

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KQED Series: If Cities Could Talk showcases Sampson brothers Hoop Dancing!

The Sampson Brothers, Lumhe and Samsoche (Seneca and Muscogee Creek) blend traditional Native hoop dance with hip-hop at ground zero of the American Indian Movement: Minneapolis. KQED, in their newest series titled "If Cities Could Talk" showcases the brother's talents in their very first episode. Their mother, an acclaimed fancy shawl dancer,...

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