Native Fashion Now

Just as Columbus-era Native Americans developed techniques for working with the colorful Venetian beads that they acquired through trade, the skills of their descendants have also evolved to reflect the latest innovations. In Wendy Ponca’s dresses that are inspired by the “Sky World,” she blends fox fur and bald eagle feathers with crystals and Mylar, a reflective silver material found in space shuttles. Continue reading

Perception in the Age of Truth-iness

truthiness [trooth-ee-ness] – believing something that feels true, even if it isn’t supported by fact … “The entertainment industry and mainstream media perpetuate bias through the stories they tell and the images they omit.” Continue reading