Indian Country Today - Arts News

The 50 Most Inspiring 'Dear Native Youth' Tweets

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:00

Since Wednesday, Natives on Twitter have been sharing inspiring messages to the younger generation, one tweet at a time, using the hashtag #DearNativeYouth....

Watch the Film That Earned an 18-Year-Old Director a Trip to the White House

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:00

Last Friday, Keanu Jones' short film "Giving Back the Navajo Way" was one of 15 that screened in the 2015 White House Film Festival....

Photo: Vintage Images Given New Life

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:00

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Greatest Works of Dja Dja Wurrung Nation in Hands of British Museums

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 00:00

This powerful story of precious property taken and regained—only to be lost again—exemplifies the struggle between Indigenous Peoples and the dominant culture’s museums over the...

Third-Generation Painter Margarete Bagshaw, Santa Fe Modernist, Walks On

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 00:00

Artist Margarete Bagshaw walked on March 19 in Santa Fe at the age of 50....

University Speaker Series to Feature Sherman Alexie

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 00:00

Sherman Alexie will speak at New Mexico State University on April 7 as part of the University Speaker Series....

Longmire Is Filming in New Mexico—and Needs Native American Actors

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:00

Longmire, the popular crime series set in the fictional Absaroka County, Wyoming, has begun filming its much-celebrated fourth season in Santa Fe, Las Vegas (NM), and o...

Off the Top Rope!: NDN Geek Grew Up on WrestleMania—Did You?

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00

Nearly 30 years ago, on the floor of my Auntie Queeda's house I had what I consider a “Rite of Passage” moment.  Now, I know what you might be thinking, and I have to say… Shame...

What Was the First Feature Film With an All-Native Cast?

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:00

Silent film buffs may be all abuzz about the newly restored Edward S....

Native Presence at L.A. Marathon Provides Hydration and Spiritual Uplift

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

At Mile 17 of this year’s Los Angeles Marathon, held March 15, runners saw and heard something a little different: a powwow dancer and a drum group....

100-Year-Old Pipemaker's Craft Is Connection to the Creator [Video]

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:00

Hilman Tobey, Northern Paiute, turned 100 years old in January, but he isn't letting age slow him down....

Dance Festival a Brilliant, Growing Showcase of Native Culture

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 00:00

When darkness falls, the Museum of Anthropology, a sprawling building at the edge of the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver, transforms into a mystical dreamland...

Kiowa-Comanche Fashion Icon Jeri Ah-be-hill Walks On

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00

There is a vision people have of a Native Woman, impeccably dressed for ceremony, making those swishing, jingling sounds at pow-wow or just standing in line for fry bread at Ind...

How Soviet Media Used Leonard Peltier as Anti-U.S. Propaganda [Video]

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:00

An article posted to Mother Jones today looks back at a practice begun in...

Throwback Thursday: Buffy Sainte-Marie's 'It's My Way' From 1964 (and Today)

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 00:00

In 1964, Cree singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie released her debut album, the 13-song It's My Way!....

Familiar Faces Given New Life: 20 Amazing Colorized Photos of Native Americans

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 00:00

John Gulizia of John Gulizia Foto FX specializes in portraits, image restoration, and colorization....

A Long Way From Anchorage: Poet Joan Kane Gets a Boost in Santa Fe

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 00:00

I met Joan Kane about two years ago at a conference where she was reading as part of her latest fellowship, The Native Arts and Cultures poetry series, on Santa Ana pueblo lands...

Store Pulls Dated, Stereotype-Laden 'Tintin' Book From Shelves—Temporarily

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 00:00

A Winnipeg branch of the Canadian bookstore chain Chapters pulled a racially insentitive Tintin comic from its shelves—but ultimately decided to continue selling it....

VAWA Play 'Sliver of a Full Moon' Will Have Staged Reading at Yale University

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 00:00

The following news release was provided to ICTMN by the Yale Native American Law Students Association (NALSA):...

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