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Alton Komalestewa - Hopi
Carol

Alton Komalestewa is Hopi -- related through his father to Nampeyo. He, however, never learned to po… Read More

Jay Simeon ~ Haida (Kiusta) and Blackfoot
Amy

At the age of fourteen, Jay trained under the guidance of Sharon Hitchcock, a Haida artist who is al… Read More

Carmel Lewis - Acoma
Carol

Carmel Lewis was born in 1947 into the Acoma Sky City Pueblo. She is one of the daughters of the wor… Read More

Rod Smith & Steve Smith ~ Kwakwaka'wakw
Amy

Rod (Galuyagmi “Great First Birth”) was taught by his father Harris Smith (Lalkawilas). Read More

Wendell Kowemy - Laguna
Carol

Wendell Kowemy is a full blooded Native American Indian. He was born into the Laguna Pueblo in 1972.… Read More

Indian Names for Camps
Amy

The names here presented, for Camps, have been chosen out of many because the words are easily prono… Read More

A Native American Story That Leaves ‘Feathers Or...

A Native American Story That Leaves ‘Feathers Or Leather’ Cliches Behind The new film Winter in the… Read More

Another guilty plea comes in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption...

Another guilty plea comes in Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption case Another person will be pleading gui… Read More

Large crowd turns out to denounce supremacist group’s...

Large crowd turns out to denounce supremacist group’s activities The leader of the Fort Belknap Indi… Read More

Tribes hail Oregon decision to deny permit for coal export...

Tribes hail Oregon decision to deny permit for coal export project Tribal leaders welcomed a decisio… Read More

Chickasaw Nation offers new blend of coffee made from...

Chickasaw Nation offers new blend of coffee made from chocolate The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has… Read More

Bethel Police Officer Shoots Man During Altercation A...

Bethel Police Officer Shoots Man During Altercation A 31-year-old Bethel man is recovering after bei… Read More

Alaska Native man being treated after being shot by police...

Alaska Native man being treated after being shot by police officer An Alaska Native man is being tre… Read More

Oklahoma Wind Power Companies Run Into Headwinds Oklahoma is...

Oklahoma Wind Power Companies Run Into Headwinds Oklahoma is the nation’s fourth-largest generator… Read More

Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate Leaders...

Osage Nation disputes wind development on mineral estate Leaders and members of the Osage Nation are… Read More

 State struggles with Native language voting material Al Jazeera...

 State struggles with Native language voting material Al Jazeera reports on the latest developments… Read More

C.A. Orders Court to Reconsider Indian Child Placement The Court...

C.A. Orders Court to Reconsider Indian Child Placement The Court of Appeal for this district Friday… Read More

 Court in California won’t let Choctaw girl be placed with...

 Court in California won’t let Choctaw girl be placed with relatives An appeals court in California… Read More

 Boneheaded Errors Ruin NYT Bestseller About Comanche Leader I...

 Boneheaded Errors Ruin NYT Bestseller About Comanche Leader I started to read S.C. Gwynne’s book, E… Read More

Damen Bell-Holter (Haida) to play professional basketball...

Damen Bell-Holter (Haida) to play professional basketball overseas for BC Kormend From a small Alask… Read More

QB Tyler Bray (Potawatomi) Expected to Play more for Kansas City...

QB Tyler Bray (Potawatomi) Expected to Play more for Kansas City in next Pre-Season Game Second year… Read More

Zia Jemez Pottery by Irene Herrera

Irene Herrera – Zia/Jemez

Irene Herrera, “Apple Flower” was born in 1942. She is half Zia and half Jemez. Irene was inspired to
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Native American Cradle Boards

Native American Cradle Boards

Native American cradle boards were traditionally used by Indian mothers as a safe
Rustic Southwest Christmas Ornaments

Rustic Southwest Christmas Ornaments

Southwest Christmas ornaments and Native American Christmas ornaments by the Navajo
Southwest & Native American Baskets

Southwest & Native American Baskets

Southwestern Tarahumara Indian baskets are hand made Native baskets. Southwest
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Stone Tools

How to Identify Stone Tools & Weapons

Indigenous tribal people have used stone tools and weapons for survival, and these
Pow Wow Drum

How to Build a Pow Wow Drum

Native American pow wow drums are the most recognized symbols of American Indian
Calumet Pipe

How to Drill Calumet Pipe Stems

Calumet pipes, often erroneously called "peace pipes," are ceremonial tobacco pipes
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Native Americans invented Petroleum Jelly. They used olefin hydrocarbons and methane to make the solution, and used it to hydrate and protect animal and human skin.

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Lawrence Joseph ~ Big River

Chief Lawrence Joseph was born on Big River First Nations, and is a member of the
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David Ahenakew ~ Sandy Lake

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Chief Joseph Pasqua

Chief Joseph Pasqua ~ Cree

Chief Joseph Pasqua was born in 1828 to the prominent Plains CREE Chief Mahkaysis,
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Native American Carding Sheep's Wool to Prepare it for  Weaving a Blanket.      

Navajo Indian Art- Rug & Blanket Weaving

Ethnologists believe that the Navajo were influenced by the early Pueblo blanket
Navajo Indian Basketry

Navajo Indian Basketry

When is comes to making baskets, their utility is as important as their religious
Santo Domingo jar in polychrome, 1910.

Santo Domingo Pottery Making

The Santo Domingo Pueblo is located approximately midway between Albuquerque and