Phoenix Rising - Indigenous Peoples Day
Depicting history, culture and community all within one jersey couldn’t be more unique.

Cherokee Nation Film Office
Not very long ago, Native people were hard to find in the film industry.

Jeneda Benally
For three decades, brother and sister Jeneda and Clayson Benally have been recording and touring bringing their empowering organic conscious raising charged music to communities around the globe.

Cary Morin
Cary Morin’s music is often characterized as roots-infused Native Americana with hints of bluegrass, folk, blues, and rock.

Ailani
Ailani, a young musician from the Pueblo of Santa Clara, uses music to dialogue about love, identity and human nature.

prestonsingletary
Multidisciplinary artists like Preston Singletary are drawing inspiration and support from their culture and each other to keep their creativity thriving.

wahanipuzles
September’s Book of the Month is a creative effort that showcases work by Native artists and stimulates the brain, providing entertainment in the process.

Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo, the first Native woman to serve as the nation’s poet laureate, has begun her historic third term — an honor previously bestowed only once.

Klee Benally
Native America Calling visits with Navajo musician Klee Benally to find out why he’s calling out settler colonial order.

Dubbing Star Wars
A long time ago on Indigenous land far, far away…

First Americans Museum
After years of start-and-stop planning and construction, the First Americans Museum of Oklahoma is opening to the public.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.

Lauren Good Day
This year’s fashion show at Santa Fe Indian Market is a reminder of just how hot Indigenous fashion is.

Mamook Tokatee
Construction on Oregon’s first tribal- and artist-preference affordable housing development, known as Mamook Tokatee, will be completed this year.

Angeline Boulley
Native America Calling welcomes Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians author Angeline Boulley to discuss her novel “Firekeeper’s Daughter.”

Qacung
Qacung, also known as Stephen Blanchet, is out with his first solo album, a tribute to Alaska Native people.

SWAIA - Santa Fe Indian Market
It’s a big week coming up in the Native arts world. Native America Calling will get a look at what’s in store.

Pathways: Native Arts Festival
Native people across the country are learning to adjust to life in the pandemic after a bumpy road this past year. How have artists been doing?

Vision Maker Media
Native America Calling will hear from filmmakers and representatives from Vision Maker Media about the projects and the power of Native documentary film.

Reservation Dogs
Reservation Dogs is a half-hour comedy that follows four Native teenagers in Oklahoma whose dream is to get to California.

ravenstoryforeverstampricoworl
The United States Postal Service just picked Rico Worl’s illustration for a new forever stamp.

Healer of the Water Monster
Navajo writer Brian Young’s debut novel “Healer of the Water Monster” features the story of Nathan who makes a trip to his grandmother’s place.

Reservation Dogs
The breakthrough series, Reservation Dogs, is ready to drop its first two episodes on FX on Hulu August 9.

400yearsproject
A new pictorial collection gives a unique outlet to Native photographers to express stories of identity and the effects of colonialism.

Mattmac
From harmonious trap sounds sprinkled with poppy vocals Mattmac is leading a positive musical revolution for Native people living with disabilities.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe just received its largest donation ever.

nativeamericacalling nac
Navajo sheep herders are busy at this time of year. Learn more in this encore preservation from Native America Calling.

Sharice's Big Voice
Rep. Sharice Davids ( D-Kansas), a citizen of the Ho-Chunk Nation, took time from her busy schedule in Congress to write a children’s book.

nativeamericacalling nac
Two Native Americans took home Pulitzer Prizes this year and a third was a finalist.

Clayton Thomas-Muller
Clayton Thomas-Muller is sharing his life story in his new book “Life in the City of Dirty Water.”

Mary Two-Axe Earley
Mohawk activist Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for the equal treatment of Native women in Canada, is the Google Doodle for June 28, 2021.

Twin Flames
Get to know the husband-wife duo Twin Flames, including their work with schools to help youth realize their potential through music and Indigenous culture.

internationalindigenoushiphopawards
The first-ever International Indigenous Hip-Hop Awards honored more than a dozen artists for their musical and lyrical talents.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.

Snotty Nose Rez Kids
The First Nations hip-hop duo hits top numbers on Spotify and YouTube, by combining their Native heritage with unapologetic lyrics.

navajoweavers
Navajo weavers are usually busy at this time of year.

supernaturalsmodelling
Supernaturals Modelling has a roster of Native talent and an insider’s perspective of the benefits and drawbacks of the often glamorous and equally often problematic industry.

ginaadams
Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.

A summer-long exhibit features the works of the late Robert Penn, who was from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

thenewadventuresofsuperindian
Hubert Logan, Wampum Baggs, Blud Kwan’Tum and the other characters created by Arigon Starr are coming back to life in a new podcast.