Vote for our SXSW panel proposal!

By ali | November 16, 2020

This is our third year of proposing Native content and inclusion for the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) conference. Until 2018, I don’t recall seeing any Indigenous content from SXSW or by topic in panels. Our first year in 2018 of applying gave us some insight about how little visibility that modern Natives have in … Read more

Native Artists Online- Fall 2020 Edition

By Mickey B | October 24, 2020

I recently had an intriguing conversation with MAD, the artist formerly known as Maleaha Davenport, about the future of her art, collaboration, and her experience reconnecting with her roots and with her ancestors. MAD is a reconnecting multi-media ᏣᎳᎩ artist and poet that is currently undergoing the CNO enrollment process, on top of all things … Read more

It is not just “a feather in her hair”

By ali | July 13, 2020

Not too long ago, Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson series, posted a blog about a character, Piper McClean, who is “part Cherokee”. The reason he wrote the blog was in response to backlash over the representation of the Cherokee character and the feathers that she wore in her hair. By the end … Read more

Just-a-bully Sarah

By ali | May 11, 2020

Update 7/9/2020. Over a year. I have said this numerous times and I express that with as much frustration now as when it kept going and going and going. On this point, I’m sure Sarah is out there somewhere tittering about all of it. New handle is @eatmyassbitxh, by the way. For over a year, … Read more

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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Lacrosse team reported racism in Dakota league, expelled

April 9, 2018

Deadspin shared a story of a number of majority Native players in three Lacrosse teams in a Dakota league who … Read more

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Maine West HS mascot

April 9, 2018

At the end of March, Illinois high school Maine West featured a ‘passing of the warbonnet’ type ceremony with one … Read more

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Jaxx Layne’s Boutique and Rail Three Ranch

April 9, 2018

Cultural appropriation by non-Natives is not something new. It’s something that Natives have tried educating about for decades. Sometimes some … Read more

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Hamilton Collectibles and appropriation on cats, dogs and fairies

February 7, 2018

It started with one tweet: At the vet and just ran into this in a cat magazine. WHYYYYYYYYYYYYY? pic.twitter.com/aDxV3XCAol — … Read more

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The first Super Bowl with pics

February 5, 2018

On  February 5, 2017, Buzzfeed posted an article about the first Super Bowl along with a number of photos. This included … Read more

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