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Art & Food: Cara Romero, The Last Indian Market

By Megan Ward

CARA ROMERO Cara Romero (b. 1977, Inglewood, CA) is a contemporary fine art photographer. An enrolled citizen of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Romero was raised between contrasting settings: the rural Chemehuevi reservation in Mojave Desert, CA and the urban sprawl of Houston, TX. Romero’s identity informs her photography, a blend of fine art and editorial […]

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Art & Food: C Maxx Stevens, The Last Supper

By Megan Ward

C.Maxx Stevens is an Installation artist and Seminole/Mvskoke Nation from the Oklahoma Region. Her art is based on memories of family and culture expressed in three dimensional environments using materials, objects, and technology to build a visual narrative. My artwork is based on memories of family and culture within a three dimensional environment through the use […]

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Weaving Artist Spotlight: Carol Emarthle Douglas

By Megan Ward

  CAROL EMARTHLE DOUGLAS Carol Emarthle Douglas considers herself a Traditional & Contemporary basket weaver She creates baskets that tell a story by design, shape, and use of color. Coiling baskets is an extremely time consuming process, and the baskets she produces in a year’s time are one of a kind. “My inspiration is taken […]

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Chef Spotlight: Cezin Nottaway

By Megan Ward

“Let me introduce myself to you. My name is Marie-Cecile Kakgoosh Nottaway-Wawatie. But everyone calls me Cezin, so can you. I am of Algonquin ancestry, born in Rapid Lake, but raised in the Parc de la Verendrye, QC. I come from a long line of strong Anishinabe First Nation women, who all have contributed to […]

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‘Walk with Pride’, Santa Fe Indian Market Haute Fashion Show documentary (short film) Wins Regional Emmy

By Megan Ward

   Walk with Pride, Santa Fe Indian Market Haute Fashion Show documentary (short film)  Wins Regional Emmy  On Saturday, September 19th, 2020 “Walk with Pride,” a short documentary about the popular Indigenous Fashion Show at the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA), was awarded a Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy in the category of Special Event […]

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2020 Virtual Winter Market

By Megan Ward

Virtual Winter Market is around the corner.  Please stay tuned!

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2020 Virtual Indian Market People’s Choice Award Winner: Aydrian James Day!

By Jamie Schulze
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2020 Virtual Indian Market Winners!

By Jamie Schulze

Glenda McKay (Athabascan) wins the 2020 Virtual Indian Market– Virtual Grand Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 17, 2020; Santa Fe, New Mexico: SWAIA is pleased to announce this year’s Virtual Grand Award winner, Virtual Indian Market Class Awards and Special Award Winners. For 98 years, Santa Fe Indian Market, the world’s largest and most prestigious Native […]

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The National Museum of the American Indian Presents a Native Cinema Showcase Selection at the 2020 Virtual Indian Market

By Jamie Schulze

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 17, 2020; Santa Fe, N.M.: The Southwestern Association of Indian Art is pleased to announce, Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will present a Native Cinema Showcase selection during this year’s Virtual Indian Market. The film, More than a Word is directed by Kenn and John Little (Hunkpapa Lakota) and the film will be […]

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