Chickasaw Artist Creates in All Mediums, Including Pendleton Blankets

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown July 29th, 2014 Last Updated on: July 29th, 2014


Even when he was a child, Dustin Mater knew he would be an artist. A talented Chickasaw, Mater spends his time creating designs with a variety of materials, including paint, metal, and shells, and he draws inspiration from his Chickasaw heritage.


In this video from Chickasaw.TV, learn about Dustin’s collaboration with the Pendleton Blanket Legendary Series, his design process and his unwillingness to stick to just one medium.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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Caroline Douglas

This is a beautiful vision of the God’s eye on palm drawing. I am glad to know that it was an American Indian pattern. I wonder what it means.

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