Indian Country Today - Arts News

Stacey Thunder's 'Indigenous' Series Is Here! Watch the Premiere Episode

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 00:00

For over a decade, journalist Stacey Thunder (Red Lake and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe) has been the host of the PBS news magazine Native Report—and today, she has launc...

Film About Cherokee Freedmen Opens San Diego Black Film Festival

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 00:00

The San Diego Black Film Festival opens tonight (Thursday, January 29) with By Blood, a film that addresses the complicated saga of the Cherokee Freedmen....

At Sundance, Pine Ridge Drama and its Stars Win Praise

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 00:00

Songs My Brothers Taught Me, a film that features a mostly Native cast and many first-time actors from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, premiered Tuesday at the Sunda...

Tanya Tagaq's 'Animism' Nominated for 3 Juno Awards

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:00

Animism, the latest album by Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq, was ...

ICTMN Photographer Receives Special Recognition

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00

Photographer Amy Morris was presented an Award of Merit by juror Justin Rabideau, director of the Zuckerman Museum of Art, at the 28th SCAA National Juried Exhibition in Georgia...

Doing Her Part: Young Girl Fights Poverty in Sundance-Honored Short Film

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00

When the Sundance Institute put out a call for entries for its Short Film Chal...

Misty Upham Honored in 'In Memoriam' Tribute at SAG Awards

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:00

The late actress Misty Upham, Blackfeet, was included in the "In Memoriam" tribute at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild ceremony that aired Sunday night....

Game On: Sundance 2015's Native and Indigenous Slate

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 00:00

The following is the full preview of the Native American and Indigenous Program at the 201...

Video: Athabascan Woman Teaches Us How to Bead Moose Skin Slipper Tops

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:00

This post comes to us from a blog called the Athabascan Woman....

Sufjan Stevens' Soundtrack to Cowboys and Natives at Pendleton Round-Up

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00

Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens is currently staging a performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that co...

UK Celebrity You've Never Heard of Apologizes for American Indian Costume

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

Five days after photographs from her cowboys-and-Indians birthday party sparked controversy online, British singer Pixie Lott has apologized....

Native Humor: Top 10 Native Dating Site Bios

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

In the age of dating sites like Match.com, eHarmony and OKCupid, single folks are faced with a constant challenge: How can you sum up your Native awesomeness in a brief bio?...

Paintings Portray Modern Lakota Life—With an Ironic Twist [9 Images]

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:00

The art of Keith BraveHeart, Oglala, is on the radar in South Dakota, where several museums are keeping a close eye on his artistic progress....

Sweet, Racism: Gummy Bear Maker Pulls Imperialist Blackface Candy

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 00:00

The German company Haribo, which invented gummy bears, its most popular product, over 90 years ago, has decided to alter its all-licorice "Skipper Mix" due to criticism that its...

Buffalo for Dinner: Art All-Stars Pose for 'The Last Indian Market'

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:00

Chemehuevi photographer Cara Romero took on a daunting task with a recent project: Shoot 13 of Santa Fe's leading Native artists in a tableau based on Leonardo da Vinci's painti...

Life Is So Great! 12 Uplifting Hip Hop Videos by Native Americans

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:00

The musical genre known as hip hop often gets a bad, well, rap, so to speak....

Controversy Over Jim Thorpe’s Remains Subject of Play Reading, Panel Discussion

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 00:00

The Penn Museum in Philadelphia will hosts a staged reading of My Father's Bones, a short play by nationally r...

'Robopocalypse' Author Daniel H. Wilson Has an App, and a Movie Deal With Brad Pitt

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 00:00

Fans of science fiction, robotics, comic books and other geekery know Daniel H....

Film ‘West of Thunder’ Highlights Revenge, Peace, and Raises Money for New School

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 00:00

“West of Thunder,” which debuts today, February 20, is a tale of revenge versus peace and what happens when a man moves into a Pine Ridge Reservation border town nine years afte...

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