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Mukluks by Rosary Spence

Designing and creating clothing and intricately beaded jewelry has been a lifelong interest and passion for Spence. Her first entrepreneurial experience was selling hand beaded necklaces, bracelets, and earrings from her grandmothers kitchen table, she was 6 years old. Spence’s grandmother, Fabiola Spence, has played a major role in her skills, technique, and drive to…

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Dsquared brings back dated, racist slurts “squ*w” and “eskimo” for new collection

We very much disagree with and are very offended by the blatant CULTURAL APPROPRIATION of and RACISM towards Indigenous people and our culture in Dsquared2’s latest collection “‪Dsqu*w‬” *shudder* The line between “inspired by” and “appropriation” is often confused, unfortunately, however the use of slur’s like “squaw” is completely unacceptable; racism has no grey area. The…

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By Jamie Okuma

Fashion Artist specializing in one-of-a-kind pieces that are hand-made executed exclusively by the artist herself in all details of process. Jamie will be exhibiting her work at the Peabody Essex Museum this fall for Native Fashion Now. @jamieokuma @jamieokuma (instagram) facebook

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Native Fashion Now

THIS TEXT FROM THE PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM WEBSITE FOR THEIR UPCOMING 2015/2016 EXHIBITION “NATIVE FASHION NOW” From vibrant street clothing to exquisite haute couture, this exhibition celebrates the visual range, creative expression and political nuance of Native American fashion. Nearly 100 works spanning the last 50 years explore the vitality of Native fashion designers and artists from…

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Cornhusk Doll Workshop

“The doll depicts why they have no face . She stared at herself and forgot her duties!” – Elizabeth Doxtator Teachings and techniques, traditional and modern, to inspire new works! As part of our summer workshop series, we’ll be hosting a corn husk doll making workshop with Elizabeth Doxtator. It will be open to everyone…

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Silkscreening Workshop

We’ll be doing a silkscreening workshop this summer with Red Pepper Spectacle Arts. It will be open to everyone with priority and sponsorships available to young indigenous women & mothers (16-35). More info about our inaugural Workshop Series here. Registration for all workshops will open March 1, 2015. Join our mailing list for updates.