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Red dresses hanging in forests and government meeting spaces; Red hand prints on people’s faces and shirts; photo portraits of grieving family members.

Say Her Name debuts May 5, on Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Awareness Day.

The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.

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

White Earth Ojibwe poet Kimberly Blaeser is helping celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing her book “Copper Yearning.”

A new comedy with Native talent and Native writers proves border towns can be funny.

The art and history of the Cherokee Nation have shaped northeast Oklahoma for generations.

Julianna Brannum, a filmmaker and citizen of the Comanche Nation, is our special guest on the Indianz.Com news show.

Native people join TikTok for different reasons. But they stay for the community, for the culture and to fulfill their sacred duty.

The Cheyenne River Youth Project will break ground for its new art center in July 2021.

Native America Calling will talk with Tik Tok creators about getting noticed on the popular video platform.

Get ready to expand how you take in story with Native America Calling’s March Book of the Month author Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.

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During March, Native America Calling is celebrating historic Native women.

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Native America Calling will hear from Native role-playing gamers who are passionate about playing these types of games.

On their newest album, Sunburnt Stone invites listeners into soulful stories that travel from the dustiest rez roads to the hardest pavement.

A year ago, our community turned virtual — but we’re still standing strong.

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Sewing was an important tradition for Native Americans long before it became a popular pandemic pastime.

In “Even As We Breathe” by Cherokee author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, cultures of fictional characters collide in the time of World War II.

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian announced that six new members are joining its Board of Trustees in 2021.

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Four films made by Indigenous filmmakers from around the globe premiered at this year’s Sundance Festival.

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Native America Calling will explore the utility and decoration of Native bags.

Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.

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There’s been a continuing stream of prominent people who initially benefitted from their Indigenous identity but were forced to backtrack when those claims couldn’t be documented.

Traditional powwow singer and song maker Bryden Gwiss uses what he’s learned—and taught—on the powwow trail to create a new sound.

A book inspired by the movement at Standing Rock is educating young people around the world about Native rights.

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The number of Native-owned bookstores remains small, but it’s growing.

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Native America Calling will get a sampling of works by Indigenous LGBTQ2 poets and discuss how their deeply personal stories paint a vivid picture of adversity, strength, and their relationships with their culture and the world around them.

Native America Calling is kicking off 2021 with a view into Hopi life.

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A biography of Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flannagan (White Earth Ojibwe), rez dogs and protecting sacred water are all topics of books that made American Indians in Children’s Literature best of 2020 list.

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Native America Calling will visit with Best Beginnings Alaska to learn more about their efforts to include Native people in children’s literature.

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Native America Calling’s conversations with a dozen Native musicians through the year were full of some eventful moments.

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Native America Calling takes a look back at some of the highlights in 2020 movies, TV and comics with Native themes, characters and entertainers.

The Red and Blues Band started as a creative outlet playing gigs at Haskell Indian Nations University.

The Good Medicine Festival features playwrights and performances by Native and Indigenous artists from all over the world.

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto once again took the world by storm, only virtually this time around.

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Over the years Anishinabe artist Keith Secola has brought a lot to our Native communities with his creativity and voice.

The Black Lodge Singers, a powwow drum group led by Kenny ScabbyRobe of the Blackfeet Nation, has earned an eighth nomination for a GRAMMY award.

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has received a $5.67 million gift from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

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Bluedog is not only a family affair but a group that prides itself on sharing the life experiences of Native people through sound.

“The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage” by Gerry Robinson continues to earn accolades.