Indian Market Centenary – ICT

Anitra Warrior was named Woman of the Year at the annual Inspire – Celebrating Women’s Leadership Awards in Lincoln, Nebraska. Warrior, a citizen of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma, started Morningstar Counseling more than a decade ago. She talks about starting her practice.

Ojibway citizen CC Hovie is the new director of public affairs and communications for the Association on American Indian Affairs. Founded in 1922, the organization works to change the course of federal policy from assimilation, termination, and attribution to sovereignty, self-determination, and self-sufficiency. Hovie previously came from the Strong Hearts Native Helpline.

A citizen of the Round Valley Indian Tribes in northern California is set to be the first Native American woman in space. ICT editor Jourdan Bennett-Begaye interviewed Nicole Mann earlier this month.

The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts is celebrating its 100th Native American Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico this weekend. Kim Peone is the Executive Director of SWAIA.

As part of the festival, you can see a film at the New Mexico Museum of History. Let’s watch the Native Cinema Showcase trailer.

A Slice of Our Indigenous World

  • An Indigenous actress finally gets recognition for one of the most notorious disruptive moments at an awards show. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologized to Apache and Yaqui actress Sacheen Littlefeather, who was booed off stage at the Oscars nearly 50 years ago. The Academy has scheduled an event in September where Littlefeather will talk about the 1973 Oscars as well as the future of Indigenous representation on screen.
  • Fresh ingredients and a shout out on a morning show help a Curve Lake First Nation lemonade stand raise donations. Young entrepreneurs, Jasper Hunt and Buddy Haiden, are in their second year of operating the L’il Punks lemonade stand. APTN’s Annette Francis tells the story.
  • Crystal Shawanda, an Ojibwe and Potawatomi citizen, is back with her new studio album, “Midnight Blues”. This is the JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter’s eighth studio album. His new music is due out September 30 on True North Records.

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Shirley Sneve, Ponca/Sicangu Lakota, is vice president of broadcasting for Indian Country Today. Follow her on Twitter @rosebudshirley She is based in Nebraska and Minnesota.

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Drea Yazzie, Diné, is a producer/editor for the television news ICT. On Twitter: @quindreayazzie Yazzie is based in Phoenix.

Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newsletter editor for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.

Kaitlin Onawa Boysel, Cherokee, is a producer/reporter for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: @KaitlinBoysel Boysel is based in Springfield, Illinois.

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