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.
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 (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.
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.