Spotlight on Lakota Language Teacher in Denver

Lakota language teacher Kimimila Locke who teaches the Lakota language at Denver Center for International Studies was featured in a spotlight video by the school earlier this week. So many Native languages are endangered, which is what motivated Locke, who also works in Native Student Support at Denver Public Schools to teach Lakota. In the […]

How To Prepare for Your Senior Photo Session

With graduation time right around the corner, it’s no surprise that seniors are *last minute* getting senior pictures done. In case you’re a senior (or if you know one), and you’re prepping for your upcoming senior photo session, we have some handy tips that’ll help you make the best of your photo shoot. Thanks to […]

Awesome Mother’s Day Presents That Will Make Her Day

Mama’s Day is quickly approaching (Sunday, May 14th), which means time to it’s time to talk gifts. While flowers, chocolates, and cards are great, there’s no better way to show your love and appreciation than with unique, handmade gifts (which means you’ll also support Native American small business owners with your purchase!). Check out our faves […]

Nearly 70 Teens Attend Passion for Fashion at the Cheyenne River Youth Project®

EAGLE BUTTE, SD — The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that 68 young Lakota women attended its annual Passion for Fashion event on Saturday, March 25. CRYP staff anticipate that another 20 to 30 teens will participate in the program this month, as the nonprofit organization is accepting individual appointments to look at dresses, […]

Live Stream – Native Fashion In The City 2017

What started as a collaborative partnership between Native Max Magazine and Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce in 2013 stemmed into an annual interactive fashion and cultural showcase. Native Fashion in the City is an annual event set in Denver, CO where Native American fashion designers, stylists, models and photographers are showcased in one interactive […]

Final Showing of “Native Fashion Now” Exhibition Set During New York Fashion Week

You can now catch the final showing of the first large-scale traveling exhibition of contemporary Native American fashion Native Fashion Now during New York Fashion Week. Native Fashion Now, originally organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., explores the exciting and complex realms where fashion meets art, cultural identity, politics and commerce, and […]

“Finding Nemo” in Navajo Language Airs on National TV Christmas Day

You can now catch Finding Nemo –dubbed in the Navajo language– on national TV this Christmas Day! First Nations Experience (FNX), the first and only nationally distributed TV channel in the U.S. exclusively devoted to Native American and World Indigenous programming, announced today that the Oscar®-winning film, Disney-Pixar’s Finding Nemo, will make its broadcast television debut translated […]

Chase Iron Eyes: His Bid for Congress and What’s At Stake

As political junkies everywhere cringe while watching the reality-TV show that has become our presidential election cycle, much of America has either tuned out or tuned up. That is not the case for Chase Iron Eyes, the indigenous man from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe running for Congress in North Dakota. I caught up with […]

Chickasaw Astronaut Shares Passion for Space in New Children’s Book

Blast off into space by reading Chickasaw astronaut Commander John Herrington’s new children’s book “Mission to Space.” “It started with a rocket and a young boy. Like lots of children, I dreamed of being an astronaut someday. That dream came true. Flying in space takes a lot of training. It takes a lot of hard […]

The Police Killings No One is Talking About

Native Americans are being killed by police at a higher rate than any other group in the country–but these deaths are rarely covered in the media. Now, Native groups are organizing for justice in a growing Native Lives Matter movement.  SUQUAMISH TRIBE DESCENDANT JEANETTA RILEY, A 34-YEAR-OLD MOTHER OF FOUR, LAY FACEDOWN ON A SANDPOINT, IDAHO, STREET. One minute earlier, three police officers had […]