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Native women candidates: It's our time, together
Native women candidates: It's our time, together (October 15, 2018)

This might be the most powerful idea in this election year, a political network of Native women.


Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes brother and sister back home
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes brother and sister back home (August 23, 2018)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe held a welcoming and naming ceremony for two descendants whose mother was adopted at a young age.


NBA star Kyrie Irving returns to Standing Rock homeland
NBA star Kyrie Irving returns to Standing Rock homeland (August 21, 2018)

Boston Celtics player and five-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving is being honored by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.


Native fashion designer Patricia Michaels suffers setback with flood
Native fashion designer Patricia Michaels suffers setback with flood (August 7, 2018)

Native fashion designer Patricia Michaels is trying to get back on her feet after losing much of her work in a flood.


Secretary Zinke censors photo of his 'Make America Great Again' socks
Secretary Zinke censors photo of his 'Make America Great Again' socks (June 26, 2018)

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke likes to focus on his feet.


Riley Kucheran: Indigenous artists shine at inaugural fashion event
Riley Kucheran: Indigenous artists shine at inaugural fashion event (June 13, 2018)

Indigenous people recently gathered on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee for the inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week in Toronto.


James Giago Davies: Just when did we become a state of cowboy hats?
James Giago Davies: Just when did we become a state of cowboy hats? (May 11, 2018)

Why is it that when men stopped wearing hats back in the late 1960s, they didn’t also stop wearing cowboy hats?


Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux woman finds success with her own business
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux woman finds success with her own business (May 10, 2018)

Following strong sales online and in her store on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Misty Mousseaux-Begay is relocating to a bigger city.


Chelsey Luger: Indigenous women are reclaiming leadership roles
Chelsey Luger: Indigenous women are reclaiming leadership roles (March 30, 2018)

Indigenous women are reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.


Alaska Native designer brings subsistence fashion to new audience
Alaska Native designer brings subsistence fashion to new audience (December 1, 2016)

Peter Paul Kawagaelg Williams staged his first runway show this year at Brooklyn Fashion Week.


Navajo Nation settles dispute over sale of unauthorized 'Navajo' products
Navajo Nation settles dispute over sale of unauthorized 'Navajo' products (November 17, 2016)

The tribe will enter into a license and supply agreement with Urban Outfitters and will collaborate on a line of 'authentic' jewelry.


Native Sun News: Native POP celebrates Native artists in Rapid City
Native Sun News: Native POP celebrates Native artists in Rapid City (July 29, 2016)

The Rapid City Arts Council and Native POP: People of the Plains presented A Gathering of Arts and Culture art market and cultural celebration, a day of film, art, concerts and cultural education, downtown at Main Street Square on July 16.


Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (July 27, 2016)

The roll call included some historic firsts -- Deb Haaland in traditional Pueblo dress and Shawn Bordeaux speaking the Lakota language.


Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee
Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee (July 20, 2016)

The Alaska delegation -- which includes at least one Native citizen -- erupted in anger after all of the state's votes were given to the real estate mogul.


Navajo Nation wins another decision in trademark fashion dispute
Navajo Nation wins another decision in trademark fashion dispute (June 3, 2016)

The tribe has won the right to seek millions of dollars in damages from three fashion retailers that sold "Navajo' items without authorization.


Gabe Galanda: Companies still abusing Indian Arts and Crafts Act
Gabe Galanda: Companies still abusing Indian Arts and Crafts Act (May 12, 2016)

Indian artists should be allowed to assume their rightful place at the center of the digital Indian arts and crafts market—not relegated to its margins.


Navajo Nation can seek damages for sales of unauthorized goods
Navajo Nation can seek damages for sales of unauthorized goods (April 4, 2016)

Judge Bruce Black cleared the way for the tribe to seek millions of dollars from fashion retailer Urban Outfitters.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to Obamas
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to Obamas (March 15, 2016)

Tammy Beauvais, a Mohawk fashion designer, and Leo Arcand, a Cree sculptor, created works that were presented to First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama.


Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions
Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions (March 7, 2016)

Tristan Milanovich, who splits her time between Palm Springs as an active member of the Agua Caliente Band and Los Angeles as a celebrity and freelance stylist, answers sartorial questions for Desert Magazine.


Fashion company sorry for '.dsquaw' collection nearly a year later
Fashion company sorry for '.dsquaw' collection nearly a year later (March 1, 2016)

Dsquared2 initially didn't say anything about the offensive descriptions that Native women slammed in March 2015.


Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products
Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products (February 2, 2016)

The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.


Mary Pember: Fashion show tackles trafficking in Indian Country
Mary Pember: Fashion show tackles trafficking in Indian Country (October 6, 2015)

According to the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, pimps have been known to lure Native girls away from rural reservations into prostitution with promises of modeling or dancing jobs in cities.


Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products
Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products (May 22, 2015)

Battles continue to wage over use of the 'Navajo' and 'Navaho' marks in New Mexico federal court.


Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (April 17, 2015)

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.


Jordan Russell: Cultural appropriation continues at music fests
Jordan Russell: Cultural appropriation continues at music fests (April 14, 2015)

Let’s be honest: if you can afford to drop $375 on a ticket to Coachella, you can afford to buy your Native-inspired jewelry and other goods from artisans whose profits help them to feed their family.


Gyasi Ross: Interview with fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail
Gyasi Ross: Interview with fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail (April 10, 2015)

Beth is a badass Northern Cheyenne and Crow woman, creator and clothing designer.


Navajo Nation case against Urban Outfitters goes to higher court
Navajo Nation case against Urban Outfitters goes to higher court (March 12, 2015)

The company sold products with the 'Navajo' name without the tribe's permission. The goods weren't Indian-produced either.


Karlene Hunter: Cultural appropriation is another form of racism
Karlene Hunter: Cultural appropriation is another form of racism (March 6, 2015)

These copycats create fashion designs stolen directly from Native artists. They name and create logos for their products using Native spiritual icons.


Opinion: Fashion industry remains tied to Native stereotypes
Opinion: Fashion industry remains tied to Native stereotypes (January 13, 2015)

Many people seemingly remain tethered to the idea of a romanticized Old West -- a time of death and carnage for America’s indigenous population.


Ruth Hopkins: Boycott a repeat offender of cultural appropriation
Ruth Hopkins: Boycott a repeat offender of cultural appropriation (December 19, 2014)

Old portraits of Native men from the Allotment and Assimilation Era are displayed like cover models among Ralph Lauren’s latest line.


Native Sun News: Native women launch business in Rapid City
Native Sun News: Native women launch business in Rapid City (December 16, 2014)

Opened on October 10, Sage & Silver Americana is a locally owned, Native American business located in the heart of downtown Rapid City.


Column: Fashion designers often steal from Native culture too
Column: Fashion designers often steal from Native culture too (November 4, 2014)

Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan explores the appropriation of Native culture in the fashion industry.


Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (October 20, 2014)

Korina Emmerich says her family can document its Puyallup ties despite not being enrolled with the tribe.


Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (October 15, 2014)

A popular reality TV show now airing on the Lifetime Network includes one contestant that identifies as Native American, but she claims to be Puyallup and here is where the problem comes in.


Editorial: Welcome decision to ban faux headdresses at festival
Editorial: Welcome decision to ban faux headdresses at festival (August 5, 2014)

Newspaper welcomes decision to ban ban faux headdresses at the Bass Coast music festival.


Opinion: Does this 'Caucasians' t-shirt make me look racist?
Opinion: Does this 'Caucasians' t-shirt make me look racist? (August 4, 2014)

A popular fashion item pokes fun at racist mascots.


Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway (August 1, 2014)

Korina Emmerich said growing up in the powwow circuit continues to inspire her.


Rep. Markwayne Mullin named one of 50 Most Beautiful on Hill
Rep. Markwayne Mullin named one of 50 Most Beautiful on Hill (July 30, 2014)

The Cherokee Nation citizen said he had to buy a suit for the first time.


'Caucasians' t-shirt sees boost in popularity thanks to Native DJ
'Caucasians' t-shirt sees boost in popularity thanks to Native DJ (July 29, 2014)

The company also makes a t-shirt that pokes fun of the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.


Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway
Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway (July 28, 2014)

Korina Emmerich is a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington.


NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn
NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn (July 24, 2014)

Gift of woven cedar hat represents tribes from the Pacific Northwest.


Gyasi Ross: Bethany Yellowtail carries on tradition with fashion
Gyasi Ross: Bethany Yellowtail carries on tradition with fashion (July 10, 2014)

Gyasi Ross sings the praises of Northern Cheyenne / Crow fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail.


Native Sun News: Pine Ridge man behind Revolution Couture
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge man behind Revolution Couture (April 22, 2014)

If you search Google image for Native Fashion, the first 20 or more images that come up will most likely be everything from Vogue to Katie Perry.


Native Sun News: Sun Rose Iron Shell achieves 'Warrior Status'
Native Sun News: Sun Rose Iron Shell achieves 'Warrior Status' (February 24, 2014)

Sun Rose Iron Shell (Sicangu and Oglala, Lakota) is a designer whose point of view reaches far beyond the realms of mere clothing.


Designer Tom Ford updates Navajo velvet dress for the runway
Designer Tom Ford updates Navajo velvet dress for the runway (February 18, 2014)

Designer Tom Ford has updated the Navajo velvet dress for the runway.


Lisa Charleyboy: One fashion designer finally gets it right
Lisa Charleyboy: One fashion designer finally gets it right (January 20, 2014)

Lisa Charleyboy says one fashion designer has finally gotten in right when it comes to Indian imagery on the runway and on the shelves.


Designer uses headdress and feathers to call out racism
Designer uses headdress and feathers to call out racism (January 16, 2014)

Designer Walter Van Beirendonck used Indian imagery to send a message to the fashion industry during his show in Paris on Wednesday.


Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and arts
Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and arts (December 31, 2013)

Alex Jacobs looks back on a year of activism, arts, fashion and more.


Native Sun News: LNI serves as backdrop for Native art, fashion
Native Sun News: LNI serves as backdrop for Native art, fashion (December 27, 2013)

The Lakota Nation Invitational has grown and expanded to include not only sports but also academic and traditional sports as well.


Blog: Chanel brings 'Cowboys and Indians' fashion to Texas
Blog: Chanel brings 'Cowboys and Indians' fashion to Texas (December 12, 2013)

Fashionista wonders how feathers, headdresses and Native-inspired prints and designs made it down the runway at a Chanel show in Dallas, Texas.


Gyasi Ross: Thankful for survival, fashion, language and family
Gyasi Ross: Thankful for survival, fashion, language and family (November 27, 2013)

Gyasi Ross shares what he is thankful for this Thanksgiving.


Pueblo woman draws attention to  Rock Your Mocs  campaign
Pueblo woman draws attention to Rock Your Mocs campaign (November 14, 2013)

The Rock Your Mocs campaign returns tomorrow for its third year.


Native Sun News: Rez Hoofz business started off as a dream
Native Sun News: Rez Hoofz business started off as a dream (November 3, 2013)

Rez Hoofz is an independently owned business, specializing in painted contemporary and custom made Native American design work


Native Sun News:   Native Max Magazine celebrates first year
Native Sun News: Native Max Magazine celebrates first year (November 2, 2013)

Native Max Magazine is a publication with purpose and passion.


Taos newspaper hails Patricia Michaels as  Citizen of the Year
Taos newspaper hails Patricia Michaels as Citizen of the Year (October 10, 2013)

Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo has been named Citizen of the Year by The Taos News, her hometown paper.


Native Sun News:  Virgil Ortiz was born with clay in his hands
Native Sun News: Virgil Ortiz was born with clay in his hands (September 29, 2013)

One night, a fellow IAIA alumnus invited us to a fashion show at The Paramount, a night club in Santa Fe. One of the designers showing his fashions there was Mr. Virgil Ortiz.


Blog: No tomahawks in Native collaboration with Paul Frank
Blog: No tomahawks in Native collaboration with Paul Frank (August 29, 2013)

Jezebel covers the collaboration between four Native designers and fashion company Paul Frank.


Blog: Cultural appropriation is a bigger issue than mascots
Blog: Cultural appropriation is a bigger issue than mascots (August 27, 2013)

Blogger discusses Indian mascots and cultural appropriation.


Opinion:  Fashion industry exploits Native American cultures
Opinion: Fashion industry exploits Native American cultures (August 22, 2013)

Writer discusses recent controversies affecting Native Americans and the fashion industry.


Patricia Michaels plans to stay at art   gallery despite incident
Patricia Michaels plans to stay at art gallery despite incident (August 22, 2013)

Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo plans to stick with an art gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, even though employees there accused her of stealing works she created.