After Tulsa Shooting, Native Artist Mallory Taylor Paints ‘LOVE’ Mural Downtown

Mallory Taylor’s mural supports love in all its forms, unites diverse Oklahoma communities By Kristin Butler (originally published by Indian Country Media Network) Around 2:20 a.m. on March 6 in downtown Tulsa, 13 shots were fired at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center. The pellets didn’t penetrate the reinforced glass windows, but their imprints “are … Continue reading After Tulsa Shooting, Native Artist Mallory Taylor Paints ‘LOVE’ Mural Downtown

Empowering Native Female Entrepreneurs

In honor of International Women's Day, Margo Gray discusses uplifting women: 'The power of sisterhood is phenomenal' By Kristin Butler (originally published by Indian Country Media Network) Ambitious. Visionary. Leader. Risk-taker. Innovator. These are the five words Margo Gray, an Osage citizen, uses to describe herself as an entrepreneur. Women are often bombarded with negative … Continue reading Empowering Native Female Entrepreneurs

‘SEED’ shares life-saving power of seed diversity & work of passionate seed keepers

By Kristin Butler (republished courtesy of Indian Country Media Network) Vital and miraculous, seeds sustain life on the planet. “If you have seeds in your pocket, you can walk, and you can eat the seeds. But if you have money, you cannot eat the money. This is gold,” said Emigdio Ballon, who runs Tesuque Pueblo’s … Continue reading ‘SEED’ shares life-saving power of seed diversity & work of passionate seed keepers

Explore Washington’s Beautiful Kitsap Peninsula and its Rich Living Tribal Culture

Outdoor adventure and waterfront communities draw visitors to the Kitsap Peninsula, home to the Suquamish and Port Gamble S'Klallam By Kristin Butler (originally published by Indian Country Media Network) Miles of sandy beaches frame the Kitsap Peninsula, and wooded trails sprawl like veins across its evergreen forests. Access this oasis by ferry (less than one … Continue reading Explore Washington’s Beautiful Kitsap Peninsula and its Rich Living Tribal Culture

Exclusive First Look: Two Recipes From Sean Sherman’s Cookbook, ‘The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen’

In honor of the upcoming Maoominike-giizis, Feast of the Wild Rice Moon in late summer, Sherman shares two indigenous recipes from ‘The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen’ By Kristin Butler (originally published by Indian Country Media Network) Throughout his first cookbook, The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, Sean Sherman educates. Sherman founded The Sioux Chef in 2014, … Continue reading Exclusive First Look: Two Recipes From Sean Sherman’s Cookbook, ‘The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen’

Foxwoods, Largest Indian Gaming Resort in North America, Celebrates its Quarter Century

By Kristin Butler (originally published by Indian Country Media Network) When the now iconic Foxwoods Resort Casino came onto the scene in Southeastern Connecticut in 1992, outside of Las Vegas and Atlantic City, it was the only true resort-casino destination in the country. “We had players coming in from not only all over New England … Continue reading Foxwoods, Largest Indian Gaming Resort in North America, Celebrates its Quarter Century