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Alaska Native designer brings subsistence fashion to new audienceFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Alaska Native designer brings subsistence fashion to new audience (12/01)
Peter Paul Kawagaelg Williams staged his first runway show this year at Brooklyn Fashion Week.
Navajo Nation settles dispute over sale of unauthorized 'Navajo' productsFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Navajo Nation settles dispute over sale of unauthorized 'Navajo' products (11/17)
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 CityFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Native POP celebrates Native artists in Rapid City (07/29)
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 ConventionFiled Under: National | Politics
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention (07/27)
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 nomineeFiled Under: National | Politics
Donald Trump officially named Republican presidential nominee (07/20)
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 disputeFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law | National
Navajo Nation wins another decision in trademark fashion dispute (06/03)
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 ActFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law | Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Companies still abusing Indian Arts and Crafts Act (05/12)
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 goodsFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Navajo Nation can seek damages for sales of unauthorized goods (04/04)
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 ObamasFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | National
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to Obamas (03/15)
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 questionsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions (03/07)
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 laterFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | Sports
Fashion company sorry for '.dsquaw' collection nearly a year later (03/01)
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 productsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law | National
Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products (02/02)
The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.
Mary Pember: Fashion show tackles trafficking in Indian CountryFiled Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Fashion show tackles trafficking in Indian Country (10/06)
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' productsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law
Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products (05/22)
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 HillFiled Under: Politics
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (04/17)
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 festsFiled Under: Opinion
Jordan Russell: Cultural appropriation continues at music fests (04/14)
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 YellowtailFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Interview with fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail (04/10)
Beth is a badass Northern Cheyenne and Crow woman, creator and clothing designer.
Navajo Nation case against Urban Outfitters goes to higher courtFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Navajo Nation case against Urban Outfitters goes to higher court (03/12)
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 racismFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Karlene Hunter: Cultural appropriation is another form of racism (03/06)
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 stereotypesFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Opinion: Fashion industry remains tied to Native stereotypes (01/13)
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 appropriationFiled Under: Opinion
Ruth Hopkins: Boycott a repeat offender of cultural appropriation (12/19)
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 CityFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
Native Sun News: Native women launch business in Rapid City (12/16)
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 tooFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Sports
Column: Fashion designers often steal from Native culture too (11/04)
Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan explores the appropriation of Native culture in the fashion industry.
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritageFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (10/20)
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 tribeFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (10/15)
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 festivalFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Editorial: Welcome decision to ban faux headdresses at festival (08/05)
Newspaper welcomes decision to ban ban faux headdresses at the Bass Coast music festival.
Opinion: Does this 'Caucasians' t-shirt make me look racist?Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Does this 'Caucasians' t-shirt make me look racist? (08/04)
A popular fashion item pokes fun at racist mascots.
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project RunwayFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway (08/01)
Korina Emmerich said growing up in the powwow circuit continues to inspire her.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin named one of 50 Most Beautiful on HillFiled Under: Politics
Rep. Markwayne Mullin named one of 50 Most Beautiful on Hill (07/30)
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 DJFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | Sports
'Caucasians' t-shirt sees boost in popularity thanks to Native DJ (07/29)
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 RunwayFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway (07/28)
Korina Emmerich is a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington.
NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's WashburnFiled Under: National | Politics
NCAI President Cladoosby offers cedar hat to BIA's Washburn (07/24)
Gift of woven cedar hat represents tribes from the Pacific Northwest.
Gyasi Ross: Bethany Yellowtail carries on tradition with fashionFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Bethany Yellowtail carries on tradition with fashion (07/10)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of Northern Cheyenne / Crow fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail.
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge man behind Revolution CoutureFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge man behind Revolution Couture (04/22)
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'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Sun Rose Iron Shell achieves 'Warrior Status' (02/24)
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 runwayFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Designer Tom Ford updates Navajo velvet dress for the runway (02/18)
Designer Tom Ford has updated the Navajo velvet dress for the runway.
Lisa Charleyboy: One fashion designer finally gets it rightFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Lisa Charleyboy: One fashion designer finally gets it right (01/20)
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 racismFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Designer uses headdress and feathers to call out racism (01/16)
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 artsFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and arts (12/31)
Alex Jacobs looks back on a year of activism, arts, fashion and more.
Native Sun News: LNI serves as backdrop for Native art, fashionFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: LNI serves as backdrop for Native art, fashion (12/27)
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 TexasFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Blog: Chanel brings 'Cowboys and Indians' fashion to Texas (12/12)
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 familyFiled Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Thankful for survival, fashion, language and family (11/27)
Gyasi Ross shares what he is thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Pueblo woman draws attention to  Rock Your Mocs  campaignFiled Under: National
Pueblo woman draws attention to Rock Your Mocs campaign (11/14)
The Rock Your Mocs campaign returns tomorrow for its third year.
Native Sun News: Rez Hoofz business started off as a dreamFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Rez Hoofz business started off as a dream (11/03)
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 yearFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Native Max Magazine celebrates first year (11/02)
Native Max Magazine is a publication with purpose and passion.
Taos newspaper hails Patricia Michaels as  Citizen of the YearFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Taos newspaper hails Patricia Michaels as Citizen of the Year (10/10)
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 handsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Virgil Ortiz was born with clay in his hands (09/29)
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 FrankFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Blog: No tomahawks in Native collaboration with Paul Frank (08/29)
Jezebel covers the collaboration between four Native designers and fashion company Paul Frank.
Blog: Cultural appropriation is a bigger issue than mascotsFiled Under: National
Blog: Cultural appropriation is a bigger issue than mascots (08/27)
Blogger discusses Indian mascots and cultural appropriation.
Opinion:  Fashion industry exploits Native American culturesFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Opinion: Fashion industry exploits Native American cultures (08/22)
Writer discusses recent controversies affecting Native Americans and the fashion industry.
Patricia Michaels plans to stay at art   gallery despite incidentFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Patricia Michaels plans to stay at art gallery despite incident (08/22)
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.
Patricia Michaels denies theft of own pieces from art galleryFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Patricia Michaels denies theft of own pieces from art gallery (08/21)
Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo denies claims that she stole her own pieces from an art gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Four Native designers unveil special collection with Paul Frank Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business
Four Native designers unveil special collection with Paul Frank (08/19)
Four Native designers unveiled a special collection with fashion company Paul Frank last week.
NPR: Native designers work with Paul Frank after  powwow  flapFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
NPR: Native designers work with Paul Frank after powwow flap (08/13)
Four Native designers collaborated with Paul Frank, a partnership that arose after the company threw a powwow theme party last year:
Navajo Nation  fails to reach settlement with Urban OutfittersFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law | National
Navajo Nation fails to reach settlement with Urban Outfitters (08/05)
The Navajo Nation failed to reach a settlement with retailer Urban Outfitters over the sale of 'Navajo' items.
Idyllwild Arts Academy  hosts   Native fashion  designer showFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Idyllwild Arts Academy hosts Native fashion designer show (07/03)
The Idyllwild Arts Academy is hosting its first Native fashion show this Friday.
Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo designer, to launch  new fashion lineFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo designer, to launch new fashion line (06/07)
Virgil Ortiz, a potter and designer from Cochiti Pueblo, will debut his new fashion line in Los Angeles, California, next week. Ortiz will debut the collection at the Autry...
Navajo Nation looking to resolve case over 'Navajo' productsFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law
Navajo Nation looking to resolve case over 'Navajo' products (05/31)
The Navajo Nation is in talks to settle a lawsuit over the unauthorized sale of "Navajo" products. The tribe sued the company for a line or products that were labeled...
Patricia Michaels planning to show at New York Fashion week  Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Patricia Michaels planning to show at New York Fashion week (05/06)
New York Fashion week finale look from Patricia Michaels. Photo from Project Runway website. Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo is already hard at work on a new collection...
KUNM: Patricia Michaels goes from Taos to Project RunwayFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
KUNM: Patricia Michaels goes from Taos to Project Runway (04/30)
New York Fashion week finale look from Patricia Michaels. Photo from Project Runway website. KUNM talks to fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo about her journey to Project Runway:...

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