Native KIDS Reads: Sweetest Kulu

For this first Native KIDS Reads post I thought it would only make sense to share the first Indigenous childrens book I purchased for Ogichida which is also my favourite book to read to him at bedtime, Sweetest Kulu. I purchased this book from an online store called Kenniwa:a. The founder and current creative director… Continue reading Native KIDS Reads: Sweetest Kulu

Teachings & Traditions Tuesday: Sweat Lodge

(1) The Sweat Lodge has been called ‘the most powerful structure in the world’. It is a place specifically constructed to conduct ceremony. Sweats vary from purification, and cleansing to healing sweats. It is said that the Sweat Lodge during ceremony responds to what the participants need.  Other types of sweats include clan sweats such… Continue reading Teachings & Traditions Tuesday: Sweat Lodge

Teachings & Traditions: Grandmother Moon

Indigenous People know that everything in Creation has a spirit. The plants, the trees, the wind, the rocks and the mountains all have spirits. The sky world, including the moon and other planets also have spirits. All of these are apart of our First Family, the natural world.  The Moon is called Nookomis Giizis which… Continue reading Teachings & Traditions: Grandmother Moon

Indigenous Goddess Gang: Issue 9

"In the heart of winter, we prepare for what blessings are to come. We take all of the knowledge, growth and insight we have received over the first year cycle with Indigenous Goddess Gang, and we hold these lessons close to us as medicine. We take time to reflect, to sharpen our skills, to rest,… Continue reading Indigenous Goddess Gang: Issue 9

Brand Focus: Cheekbone Beauty Part 4, Lipstick For A Cause

Though Cheekbone Beauty has more than just liquid lipsticks for sale, I feel like the brand is best known for its incredible formula, range of stunning shades and of course the names of the liquid lipsticks themselves, which are all named after inspirational Indigenous women.  ‘Our liquid lipsticks contain the pigment of a lipstick and… Continue reading Brand Focus: Cheekbone Beauty Part 4, Lipstick For A Cause

Native Reads: Future Home Of The Living Good

The first book featured on Native Reads is called ‘The Future Home of the Living God’. I first found out about this book surprisingly in a mainstream fashion & beauty magazine, Marie Claire. An article at the very back of the December 2017 issue of Elle Magazine US, was an interview between Margaret Atwood and… Continue reading Native Reads: Future Home Of The Living Good

A Tribe Called Beauty 2018 Year In Review

Now that 2018 has come to a close and we are starting a fresh new year, I thought this would be a good time to look back at some of my favourite articles posted and new series that were created for A Tribe Called Beauty in 2018. In no way will these be in order… Continue reading A Tribe Called Beauty 2018 Year In Review