Native America Tribal Nations Mini-lesson: The Ojibwe

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If you aren’t following me on Instagram already you definitely should if only for this month! Every day this month in honor of Native American Heritage Month, I am dedicating time in my Instagram stories to learning about a Tribal nation. These are fun mini-lessons that I get to share….

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Photographer Captures Beauty of Native America

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Last year we shared several posts about a New York-based photographer who was working with the Shinnecock Nation. He was taking beautiful pictures of their community and wanted to visit some others around the nation. Since then Bryan Downey did indeed visit with several Cherokee and Pawnee members in Oklahoma….

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Washington Capitol’s Ojibwe Hockey Player celebrates Championship!

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Capitol’s player Timothy “TJ” Oshie celebrates winning the Stanley cup, a historic win for the Capitols after more than two decades of waiting. “Throughout the whole year, not a lot was expected out of us,” T.J. Oshie told The Washington Post. “Maybe on paper we weren’t as elite as teams….

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The Hilarious Story Behind This Beadwork

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At first glance, this just looks like a regular image of a lady in regalia, beaded onto a keychain. But when I read the viral story of how this beadwork came to be, I almost fell over. Turns out the image came from a photo of Briana Kingbird (Ojibwe), the….

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Darren Thompson: Ojibwe Flute player selected as Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation Artist in Residence

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Hailing from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe reservation in Northern Wisconsin, Darren Thompson has been a well-known artist since his debut album in 2009, “The Song of Flower: Native American Songs from Ojibwe Country”, as well as being a sought-after public speaker, educator and facilitator. He started playing the flute….

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