Monthly Archives: March 2017

Supporting Native American Survivors of Domestic Violence

Supporting Native American Survivors of Domestic Violence

Help for Native American survivors of domestic and dating violence is just a phone call away thanks to a newly launched Native-centered helpline. Officially established in January, the Austin-based StrongHearts Native Helpline has actually been in the works since 2012 after the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center and the National Domestic Violence Hotline saw the… Continue Reading

Importance of Beadwork in Native American Culture

Importance of Beadwork in Native American Culture

Native American beadwork is more than just colorful and visually appealing designs; it also represents a culture rich in symbolism and history. This art form dates back centuries and has evolved as time has gone on. However, it is still an important part of today’s Native American culture. Early beadwork was inspired by a tribe’s… Continue Reading

How to Recognize Authentic Native American Art

How to Recognize Authentic Native American Art

Native American art honors and preserves the rich cultures of Native American people. Those in the market for Native American art know the value in investing in and treasuring this type of art. It’s important to know how to recognize what is authentic and what is not. Whether the item is a sculpture, carving, doll,… Continue Reading