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NextGen Natives in the News

NextGen Natives in the News

On this episode, I share some of these updates with a segment I call NextGen Natives in the News. This is a mini roundup of things I’ve come across recently that I think is worth sharing with NextGen Natives.

OXDX Clothing

Jared Yazzie with his “Native Americans Discovered Columbus” design, was recently in the news.

NextGen Native has been around about a year and a half. In that time, we’ve heard stories from many amazing people in Indian Country. The fun part about building this network of NextGen Natives is to see the amazing things that previous guests continue to do, and learn about cool things that others are doing who are good candidates to get on the show. Continue reading

Jessica Metcalfe | Beyond Buckskin

Jessica Metcalfe, founder of Beyond Buckskin

Jessica Metcalfe (Twitter, Instagram) is Turtle Mountain Chippewa. She is the owner of Beyond Buckskin Boutique and also runs the Beyond Buckskin blog. Beyond Buckskin is all about Native fashion. The boutique sells products and merchandise designed by some of the leading Native American fashion designers in the country.

Jessica Metcalfe

Before starting Beyond Buckskin, Jessica attended Dartmouth College and then received a Master’s and Ph.D at the University of Arizona. Her dissertation focused on Native American fashion designers since the 1950s.




Jessica’s academic research prompted the creation of her blog and ultimately the Beyond Buckskin Boutique.

If you are going to be in ABQ for Gathering of Nations this week, check out the event Creative Frequencies that Jessica is co-hosting Rezonate Art.


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Links to People and Things Discussed

Turtle Mountain Community College

Arizona State University

Navajo Nation lawsuit against Urban Outfitters.

Paul Frank apology and the ensuing collaboration with Native designers.

OXDX Clothing (Jared Yazzie)

Native Americans Discovered Columbus

Sunrose Ironshell

Randy Barton

Nathalie Waldman

Yatika Fields

Alano Edzerdza

Beyond Buckskin Youtube Page