Talking Confidence with Lisa Muswagon

Growing up I was a tall, lanky girl with no curves. I was made fun of and even called a giraffe in high school because I was the tallest girl in every class I was put in.” Lisa Muswagon, Nakoda Cree of the Pimicikamak Cree Nation, knows what it’s like to stand out of the […]

The Moment: Hanblechia Designs

Hanblechia Designs is a reflection of traditional ancestral art combined with a contemporary modern twist, with designs on everyday items like scarves and umbrellas. Every design has a story or legend (handed down through generations) attached to it. ‘Hanblechia’ means ‘to seek a vision’ in the Lakota language. Artist Melvin War Eagle (Oglala Lakota) chose […]

Model Moment: Nikita Kahpeaysewat

Nikita Kahpeaysewat is certainly a model citizen. A Plains Cree 20-year-old from Moosomin First Nation, Kahpeaysewat is an athletic, singing model and public speaker who occasionally makes YouTube videos. For a girl so poised, it’d be hard to believe it wasn’t always this way. Overcoming low self-confidence and being bullied, Kahpeaysewat found her voice and […]

Health Focus: Well For Culture

Obesity. Heart Disease. Diabetes. These are just some of the health issues facing our native communities, which is why the movement to reclaim our indigenous diets and wellness is important. This is why initiatives like Well For Culture are important. Inspired by the knowledge shared through their exercise tutorials and recipes, Native Max reached out […]

Fashion News: Tory Burch Launches ‘Acoma One-Piece’, others with Resort 2016 Collection

American fashion designer Tory Burch and her namesake fashion label may have launched her Resort 2016 collection at the beginning of the year, but it’s just now receiving backlash from the Native American community, and for good reason. Upon clicking on Burch’s new collection, you’re hit with clothing donning print that resembles Pueblo pottery prints, […]

Rapper Frank Waln to Debut New Song on Tribal Radio Station

Hip hop artist and activist Frank Waln (Rosebud Lakota) plans to debut a brand new song tomorrow morning on his tribe’s radio station, RST Channel 93. According to a promo video posted by KOYA 88.1 FM, on December 29th the rapper is set to co-host the radio show from 11am to 12pm CST, where he’ll […]

Model Moment: Cheyenne Gordon

Cheyenne Gordon, of the Hualapai tribe, certainly comes from a life of excitement. Born on Coronado Island in southern California, she is the fifth out of eight children. She spent much of her childhood crisscrossing the world with her family, as her father was a navy seal. A talented model who’s signed with Wilhelmina, she’s […]