Native Artists (& Writers) Online: Interview With An Inspiring Writer Edition

By Mickey B | January 31, 2020

Happy New Year (if calendars are your thing, if not Happy Winter)! This month I’m taking a break from writing about art to revisit the first artist I wrote about in this series and explore one of her other passions, writing. If you follow Wapshkankwet/Sarah Perrot on social media and/or her Patreon, then you already know … Read more

Native Artists Online- December Edition

By Mickey B | December 3, 2019

This month I interviewed Tiwuxiwulh (@Tiwuxiwulh on twitter) to learn more about the fascinating world of cedar weaving and I was not disappointed. I found an artist who is committed to their community and to honoring this important traditional art form. Rooted in his ancestors teachings, his activism, his love and respect for cedar, and … Read more

Native Artists Online’s Big Winter Gift Giving Guide

By Mickey B | November 5, 2019

It’s that time of year, whether you are buying gifts for winter holidays, traditional ceremony or solstice chances are that in the next several weeks you are going to be gift shopping and if you’re like most of us you want to #BuyNative so here is Native Artists Online’s Big Winter Gift Giving Guide. Filled … Read more

Native Artists Online- October Special: Halloween & Fall Color 2019 Edition

By Mickey B | October 3, 2019

BEADS! This special all-month edition is packed full of beautiful beads, birch bark, ribbon shirts and more. Since this series started with the work of Wapshkankwet this article will too- she has a wonderful series of Halloween inspired work, some in collaboration with @devilishgrin000 And speaking of this dynamic duo… Hey hey. girl has some … Read more

Photographers are to blame

June 25, 2019

Appropriating Indigenous cultures has been going on for a very long time. Anytime something appropriating Indigenous cultures or racist comes … Read more

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Pretendian @kodeerants on Twitter

May 17, 2019

There’s a few stereotypes about non-Natives that many of us roll our eyes at to this day. Claiming to be … Read more

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White Clay Wendy mock dances at 2019 DMPW

March 26, 2019

Between Facebook and Twitter, there were plenty of video snippets shared of a white woman who had taken someone’s eagle … Read more

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Mikkkaela Br’erPaws: a failed pretendian who’s never been to the Rez (probably)

March 20, 2019

Image from Twitter account @MikaelaPaw On March 16th, a tweet from the account Turning Point USA made a bold claim … Read more

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Bubba Otep and a joke apology

March 16, 2019

This joke of an apology appeared in Otep’s Twitter. A few days ago, a bit of a melee broke out … Read more

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Bubba Otep of the Pretendian and Fake Ally peoples

March 14, 2019

[Image from Victory Records Press site for Otep. Note: Otep threatened me with her publicist. Never heard from them. Update: … Read more

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Race to Winterize on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

October 13, 2018

In mid-July, a severe storm swept through the community of Oglala, South Dakota and other areas of the Pine Ridge … Read more

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Bojana Novakovic and two mockeries

August 30, 2018

Main image taken from Bojana Novakovic’s Facebook Page. On August 27th, a tweet by Delores Schilling called out actress Bojana … Read more

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A problem with VAMPS

August 22, 2018

Originally appeared in tumblr, aliw117, 2016. Artist photo taken from their official Facebook Page.   For me, it was a … Read more

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Missio music and a skull in a headdress

August 21, 2018

[Image of the single ‘EVERYBODY GETS HIGH’ taken from Big Hassle publicity site.] A promo went through my timeline that … Read more

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