Bethany Yellowtail: “Know Your Worth”


Bethany Yellowtail, Northern Cheyenne, is the designer and founder of Los Angeles-based clothing brands B.Yellowtail and B.Yellowtail Collective. She attended RES 2022 in Las Vegas. ICT editor Jourdan Bennett-Begaye interviewed her about her latest projects.

Mercedes Krause, Oglala Lakota, is a congressional candidate to represent Nevada’s second congressional district. As primary day approaches, we learn about her platform and her goals if elected.

Brent Cahwee, Pawnee and Euchee co-founded NDN Sports to cover Indigenous athletes. He’s back on ICT Newscast to share some exciting players to watch in women’s softball and golf.

A Slice of Our Indigenous World

  • A leading organization for students has renamed itself the Native Forward Scholars Fund. It was previously the American Indian Graduate Center.
  • In California, the San Francisco Unified School District will no longer use the word “head” in job titles due to native concerns.
  • Indigenous students continue to exercise their right to wear badges at graduation ceremonies.
  • In Montana, more than 3,000 new and lightly used children’s books were delivered to the Chippewa Cree tribe in early May. Reports by Kaitlin Onawa Boysel of ICT.

Today’s Newscast was created with the work of:

Shirley Sneve, Ponca/Sicangu Lakota, is vice president of broadcasting for Indian Country Today. Follow her on Twitter @rosebudshirley She is based in Nebraska and Minnesota.

Mark Trahant, Shoshone-Bannock, is editor for Indian Country Today. E-mail: [email protected] On Twitter: @TrahantReports Trahant is based in Phoenix. The Indigenous Economics Project is funded by a major grant from the Bay and Paul Foundations.

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Aliyah Chavez, Kewa Pueblo, is the presenter of the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @aliyahjchavez.

R. Vincent Moniz, Jr., NuÉta, is a producer of the television news ICT. Do you have a great story to share? Submit it to [email protected]

Kaitlin Onawa Boysel, Cherokee, is a producer/reporter for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: @KaitlinBoysel Boysel is based in Springfield, Illinois.

Drea Yazzie, Diné, is a producer/editor for the television news ICT. On Twitter: @quindreayazzie Yazzie is based in Phoenix.

Maxwell Montour, Pottawatomi, is a newsletter editor for Indian Country Today. On Instagram: max.montour Montour is based in Phoenix.

Mary Grace Pewewardy, Hopi/Comanche/Kiowa, is an intern for the ICT newscast. On Instagram: @mgpewewardy. Pewewardy is based in Phoenix and enjoys playing video games.

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