Lakota Language Now Critically Endangered

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Published Febraury 21, 2016 PIERRE. SOUTH DAKOTA— Lakota Language Consortium (LLC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of the Lakota language, also known as Sioux, announced today that only 2,000 first-language speakers of Lakota remain – a decline of 66% in ten years. Lakota, a language spoken on reservations in North and […]

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Third Annual Native Fashion in the City, Part I + 2 Information

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Published February 20, 2016 Native Fashion in the City Part 1 in Denver, CO will take place Saturday, March 26. Native Fashion in the City Part 2 in Colorado Springs, CO will take place Saturday, April 2. FASHION SHOW We’re accepting applications from both experienced and new models. We require models to be open to […]

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Native American fashion designer Cher Thomas (Gila River Akimel O’odham/Cocopah) Introduces Cher Shares, a charitable program associated with her fashion label.

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Published January 1, 2016 GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY- As the New Year chimes in, a new era for Gila River Indian Community-based Cher Thomas Designs also begins. “I’m most excited to read the proposals!” Cher Thomas (Gila River Akimel O’odham/Cocopah) exclaims when asked which facet of running a non-profit she looks forward to the most. “I just […]

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