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The Sacred Native Fashion Show celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Explore Navajo Museum during the Western Navajo Fair.

Stacy Howard has always liked films. “When I was younger I enjoyed watching VHS,” said Howard, who grew up in Mexican Water, Arizona. “It took a while for films to get to the rez.”

Moving past traditional categories like jewelry, paintings, pottery, wood carvings and baskets, this year was the fourth Indian Market has presented “EDGE” – contemporary art techniques, formats and materials.

Actress featured on USA Network’s ‘Queen of the South’

One Navajo family from Durango, Colorado, had four members selected for the fourth annual “IM:EDGE,” a show dedicated to contemporary Native art that was held at SWAIA’s Santa Fe Indian Market.

There were as many reasons to attend the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial’s opening night Wednesday as there were attendees, which is to say a couple hundred.

Navajo and English speaking children and teens are needed for: child actors/actresses (ages 4-11 and teens up to 18); puppeteers; modern/traditional singers and dancers; drum groups and dance groups. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Robert Mesa, who played Tecumseh in the History Channel’s “Frontiersmen,” calmly talks about the time he got ink poisoning from a tattoo on his left arm that he knew, being Navajo, he shouldn’t get.

Young weaver makes bold move toward full-time craftsman

Artist’s goal is to capture details, yet show unity of tribes