Indian Country Today - Arts News

This Artist Will Endure 8 Hours of Abuse, Simply Because He's Native

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 00:00

Artist Gregg Deal, Pyramid Lake Paite, has become one of the leading provocateurs in the fight to expose America's stereotyping and racism toward Natives....

Soccer an Indigenous Invention? According to a Guarani Documentary Yes

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 00:00

“The Guarani Invented Football” is the title and main point of a documentary recently released in Paraguay that presents research evidence of Guarani indigenous people playing f...

Secret Bidder Saves Sacred Object From Auction for Alaska Natives

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 00:00

A major American foundation that anonymously purchased sacred objects during a fiercely contested auction in Paris last year has returned one of...

Annenberg Foundation Returns Sacred Object to Alaska Natives

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 00:00

A major American foundation that anonymously purchased sacred objects during a fiercely contested auction in Paris last year has returned one of...

Native Designer Represents USA at Indigenous Fashion Event Down Under

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Cher Thomas (Pima/Cocopah) will be the sole Native American fashion designer at ‘The Indigenous Fashion Runway’ as part of Virgin Mobile Melbourne Spring Fashion Week in Melbour...

Will Rogers on Politics: 10 Withering, Hilarious Quotes

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Will Rogers, born November 4, 1879, in Oologah (near Claremore), Indian Territory—the region later known as Oklahoma....

Will Rogers on Politics: 10 Quotes

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

Will Rogers, born November 4, 1879, in Oologah (near Claremore), Indian Territory—the region later known as Oklahoma....

Photo: Stunning Basket By Weaver Jeremy Frey

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

 

This week’s featured image shows an intricate basket by Jeremy Frey, a star of this year’s Santa Fe Indian Market....

Video: New York Times Features Germany’s Fascination With Natives

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:00

In an August 18 video called “Native Fantasy: Germany’s Indian Heroes,” the New York Times captured Germany’s fascination with Native Americans through the romanticized...

Why Navajo Hair Matters: It's Our Culture, Our Memory, and Our Choice

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:00

On Tuesday, after Labor Day weekend, my children went back to school....

Confuse 'Em While They're Young: 'Dance Moms' Puts Headdress on 13-Year-Old

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 00:00

The Lifetime TV series Dance Moms did a full-on parody of Native culture on Tuesday night when five girls in the Abby Lee Dance Company competed for their instructor's...

This Is Not a Stereotypical Documentary About Stereotypes

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

“Our biggest challenge was to get out as much information as possible without taking a stance,” says filmmaker Cannupa...

This Is Not a Stereotypical Documentary

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

“Our biggest challenge was to get out as much information as possible without taking a stance,” says filmmaker Cannupa...

Hip Hop Angels Watching Over Indigenous Kids (Borders Be Damned!)

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00

MC Redcloud of the Native hip hop duo LightningCloud has no time for those who want to block unaccompanied children from entering the United States....

Photo: The Amazing Pottery of Al Qoyawayma

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 00:00

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Hunger Games on the Rez: Filmmakers Plan Dystopian Pine Ridge Drama

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:00

It’s 2085 on Pine Ridge. The reservation has been quarantined and borders guarded by the military for 30 years....

Saturday: LA Skins Music Fest, Featuring Mia Sable and Tha Native

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 00:00

On Saturday, August 30, the 4th Annual LA Skins Music Fest takes place at the Barnsdall Art Park Gallery Theater in Los Angeles....

Even in Australia, Reality TV Stars Get Into the Cultural Appropriation Act

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 00:00

The Real Housewives reality TV franchise isn't limited to the United States -- and neither is cultural insensitivity when it comes to Native American culture and regali...

Tohono O’odham Life in Video Thanks to Mel Ortega and TOHONO TV

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 00:00

If the subject deals with Native America, more specifically Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation, you’ll hear about it from videographer Mel Ortega, content producer for his YouTube...

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