Native Artists Online- Late September 2019 Edition

By Mickey B | September 16, 2019

For this edition of Native Artists Online I talked to an amazing young artist whose talent is as undeniable as her generosity and commitment to traditional Native craft arts. Courtney Bunker’s work spans multiple Native traditions and she brings a fresh perspective to her dedication to traditional craft and artistry, she also makes great tutorials … Read more

Native Artists Online- Early September 2019 Edition

By Mickey B | September 2, 2019

This edition brings a fitting follow up to our August Featured Artist, Wapshkankwet, with her personal favorite beader Ali Watson (@igmuthankastore) as our Featured Artist for early September (full disclosure @igmuthankastore is also the founder of this site, @aliwatson117). Ali will be our first bi-monthly featured artist with a new featured artist following later this month, those of … Read more

Native Artists Online- August 2019 Edition

By Mickey B | August 2, 2019

This month NTVTWT will begin a monthly exploration of the artists of #NativeTwitter and Instagram, we will cover the work of multiple artists with in-depth coverage of our artist of the month and explore the terms and techniques of Native arts that some of our readers might be less familiar with. NTVTWT has been planning … Read more

Depp Sauvage: the scent of appropriation

By ali | September 6, 2019

On August 30th, Dior tweeted about the newest version of a long standing scent titled, “Sauvage”. In the ten second clip, a Native fancy dancer danced in slow motion while Johnny Depp played guitar. The backlash was immediate and spread quickly through Native Twitter and beyond. There are some very big issues involved with this … Read more

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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SXSW Panel Picker “Playing Indian and Other Racist Nonsense”

August 6, 2018

Ali Watson and Johnnie Jae have submitted a SXSW Panel Picker proposal for the 2019 SXSW conference. The topic is … Read more

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Rachel Lorin officially appropriating part one

August 4, 2018

If there’s one thing that Indigenous people can count on from a number of non-Natives it’s cultural appropriation. Despite countless … Read more

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#NoAlohaPokeCo

July 31, 2018

For better than a year apparently, Chicago based business Aloha Poke Co has sent cease and desist letters to any … Read more

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Mic Moto and Maya Stewart

July 14, 2018

Sometime in February of 2018, Japanese jewelry and accessory designer Mic Moto posted on his Facebook Page a set of … Read more

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