Arts

Native Flute Player Tony Duncan On Life, Hoop Dancing and His Newest Album: Purify

Written by at May 23, 2017

Native Flute Player Tony Duncan On Life, Hoop Dancing and His Newest Album: Purify

Interview with Tony Duncan on travels with Nelly Furtado, his Hoop Dance championships and reognition as the worldwide Native American flute player to see

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Video Games Encourage Indigenous Cultural Expression

Written by at May 23, 2017

When done right, video games have the potential to be self-determined spaces, where indigenous people can express themselves on their own terms.

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Another Nod From Google: Richard Oakes Google Doodle honors Mohawk Activist

Written by at May 22, 2017

Another Google Nod To Natives: Richard Oakes Google Doodle marks the second Native American notable honored on Google landing page

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Art and Music are Medicine: Ways to Encourage Young Native Artists

Written by at May 22, 2017

Nine Great Reasons to Encourage Young Native Artists in Music, Art and Dance

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Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

Written by at May 22, 2017

Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, proud of its heritage and environmental stewardship, welcomes visitors to its historic lands in northern Idaho.

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App for Premier Issue of Indian Country Magazine Now Available in iTunes

Written by at May 22, 2017

It’s official. Indian Country magazine now has an app, available for the first time on the iTunes app store. Come read your favorite magazine on your iPad!

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, May 21, 2017

Written by at May 21, 2017

The Comey firing resonates, a blood for oil scandal is exposed, and other stories gripping Indian country during the Week That Was, May 21.

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Wadopana Canoe Journey ‘Will Revive Part Of Our Culture’

Written by at May 21, 2017

The Wadopana Nakoda people have never forgot their ties to the water and have waited for a reawakening of sorts, the Wadopana Canoe Journey is it.

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Seeking Native Indie Music Submissions for the 2017 Native Trailblazers Music Awards

Written by at May 21, 2017

It was Cody Blackbird in 2016: Seeking Native Indie Music Submissions for the 2017 Native Trailblazers Music Awards and #JuneJamz!

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Celebrating Armed Forces Day: How to Spot a Native American Veteran

Written by at May 20, 2017

Celebrating Armed Forces Day: Some lighthearted and serious ways to tell if someone is a Native American Veteran. By ICMN’s Vincent Schilling

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Hal Niedzviecki, Here Is Your Award for Propagating Appropriation and Racism

Written by at May 20, 2017

Hal Niedzviecki just earned himself the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism.

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Photos: Honoring Our Sacred Mothers: Mother’s Day Pow Wow and Indian Festival in Georgia

Written by at May 20, 2017

Photos: 28th Annual Indian festival honored sacred women, mothers and grandmothers at the Native American Mother’s Day Pow Wow in Canton

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Inuit Designers Revive Sealskin Fashion, Celebrate ‘National Seal Products Day,’ May 20

Written by at May 20, 2017

Sealskin fashion has claimed its place in haute couture. Once simply an essential winter wardrobe material in the icy cold of Northern Canada, today Inuit designers are expressing their cultural pride and creativity through less traditional means: high-fashion parkas, stilettos and even lingerie.

“It’s part of my culture,” Victoria Kakuktinniq, founder of Victoria’s Arctic Fashion, told The Guardian. “The Inuit are really trying our best to promote our culture and show our way of life and how our ancestors lived.”

Three Inuit designers are making major waves in the fashion world with their sealskin designs: Nala Peter,

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Pow Wow Planner May 19-22, 2017 – Featured Weekly: Trail of Tears Remembrance

Written by at May 19, 2017

ICMN’s featured weekly pow wow in our pow wow planner is the Trail of Tears Remembrance Tribute in Battlefield, Missouri May 20-21.

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Pine Ridge, Odnah Artist-in-Residence Recipients Named at Minnesota Historical Society

Written by at May 18, 2017

Minnesota Historical Society announces Pine Ridge bead artist Randilynn Boucher and Ojibwe basket maker April Stone as the latest Native American artists in residence

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Pine Ridge, Odanah Artist-in-Residence Recipients Named at Minnesota Historical Society

Written by at May 18, 2017

Minnesota Historical Society announces Pine Ridge bead artist Randilynn Boucher and Ojibwe basket maker April Stone as the latest Native American artists in residence

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Patriot Nations Exhibit Honoring Native American Armed Forces Opening at Fort Snelling

Written by at May 18, 2017

Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces – Native Americans get in free at Fort Snelling Exhibit honoring the service of Native American veterans

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‘Art is Medicine’ For This Young Native Artist

Written by at May 18, 2017

Breanna Green, Anishinaabe, and Native artist is the recipient of the Dream Warriors Scholarship for young indigenous artists.

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Native American Youth Head to Diabetes Prevention Camp

Written by at May 18, 2017

To help prevent Type 2 diabetes, Native Health is sending a group of Native American youth to camp to learn how to be more active and healthy eating habits.

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NishDish: Toronto’s Anishnawbe Cafe Serves Tasty Native Foods, Sparks Cultural Revival

Written by at May 18, 2017

At the counter of Algonquin Ojibwe Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette’s tiny café in Toronto, you can order hearty ground-elk chili, Three Sisters stew, Arctic Char, turkey wild rice soup, dandelion salad, roasted venison and wild rice casserole, or simply a cup of Mohawk tea. After operating an Aboriginal food catering service in Toronto for more than a decade, Ringuette debuted his storefront café and marketeria, serving up traditional Anishnawbe (Nish) food and selling authentic indigenous wares,

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Ramapough Told by Town to Dismantle Pipeline Protest Camp

Written by at May 17, 2017

The Ramapough Lenape Nation is appealing for help as the surrounding town of Mahwah, New Jersey, orders anti-pipeline camp dismantled.

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Prairie Flower of Hollywood: A Conversation with Native Star Elizabeth Frances

Written by at May 17, 2017

Prairie Flower in AMC’s The Son, NetFlix’s Love and more: A Conversation with Rising Native star, Elizabeth Frances

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Poetry, Pop and Punk: Gathering of Queer Nations Arts Festival Draws Overflow Crowds

Written by at May 17, 2017

The Gathering of Queer Nations has a second successful year: Hundreds flock to a two-day festival celebrating Queer Indigenous creativity

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Trump and the Burning Bag of Poo on the White House Porch

Written by at May 17, 2017

Trump and the Burning Bag of Poo on the White House Porch

President Trump may step in the burning bag of poo on the White House doorstep, but are the Democrats ready to lead?

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Growing Up Indian: Getting Creative Making Toys

Written by at May 17, 2017

While growing up Indian, kids get creative making their own toys—from juvembers to wheelbarrows; and sometimes those toys are used to hunt small game.

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