In Case You Missed It: In-Person Indian Market Returns to Santa Fe This August

The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA), the non-profit organization that produces the annual Santa Fe Indian Market, is pleased to announce that an in-person and ticketed Santa Fe Indian Market will be held on Saturday, August 21, and Sunday, August 22, 2021. “After last year’s pivot and presentation of a virtual Indian Market, we are excited […]

Auntie Deb Haaland Wears a Ribbon Skirt Made by Native Youth to Presidential Inauguration

It looks like Auntie Deb wore a ribbon skirt to the Presidential Inauguration! Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) caught the eyes of Indian Country with her yellow ribbon skirt and traditional moccasins. However, what makes us proud is who made and gifted her the ribbon skirt: Chahta youth and young fashion designer in the making Isabella “Bella” Aiukli […]

Native American Designers & Artists Included in this Month’s ‘Vogue’ Issue

Aside from featuring the first-ever female vice president-elect Kamala Harris on the cover, February’s issue of Vogue is considered monumental. Included in the issue are well-known Native American artists and designers from throughout the country, such as Apsáalooke beadwork artist Elias Jade Not Afraid, Kiowa jewelry designer Keri Ataumbi, Luiseño and Shoshone-Bannock artist and beadwork artist […]

Fashion for a Cause: Ahlazua Fine Arts

Now more than ever, small businesses are struggling through the COVID-19 Pandemic. In this series, we feature standout Indigenous women-owned fashion businesses that are not only thriving and surviving during the Pandemic, but they’re continuing to contribute to the community through the chaos. These Indigenous female business owners share with us about their companies, how […]

Keioshiah Peter on Stigma Around Sexuality & Self-Love

Keioshiah Peter is a Diné non-binary queer femme and a sex educator and aerialist. They work with Rez Condom Tour to try and reverse the stigma around sexuality on the Navajo Nation by promoting healthy sexual expressions for Navajo youth, raise awareness about the need for sexual education and increase access to contraceptives for Navajo […]

A Word with OG Indigenous Drag Queen Landa Lakes

Only a few people I have met can boast a humble yet inspiring personality as Miko Thomas, also known as Landa Lakes. Originally from Oklahoma but based in San Francisco, Landa’s career spans decades and platforms, although her name is mostly linked to the two-spirit drag community.  Between participating in both American Indian and Gay […]