Native American model, Quannah Chasinghorse, blends her heritage and fashion with bold patterns, bright colors, and intricate beadwork. Raised in Alaska and Montana, her unique sense of style incorporates deeply held traditions. She uses her platform as a model to bring attention to Indigenous rights and promote positive representation of Native American culture in the fashion industry. Chasinghorse’s commitment has earned her fans and recognition as a trailblazer in the fashion world.
This episode gives you a sense of the food, faith, and fashion on the Navajo people. It takes place at the Western Navajo Fair in Tuba City, Arizona.
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Whether it’s creating art or appreciating the art of others, it’s a great way to connect with your heritage and express yourself. Art can be a powerful tool for exploring your cultural identity, and it can be a fun and creative way to connect with your roots. Whether you’re looking to explore your own cultural […]
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