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Here is the latest Indigenous entertainment news:

First Nations Haisla hip hop artists Yung Trybez and Young D, known as Snotty Nose Rez Kids, have added dates to their Life After Tour.

The group, known for the hit "Boujee Natives," hit the road in March and dates include Canada and the U.S.

For more about the group, read ICT's feature story.

List of tour dates:

The popular film festival wraps up this weekend.

Nine Indigenous filmmakers were featured at this year's Sundance Film Festival, telling stories of traditions, ambitions and aspirations in short and feature-length films and multimedia productions. The festival in Park City, Utah, did not feature in-person events this year because of the pandemic.

Filmmaker Brit Hensel is the first woman citizen of the Cherokee Nation to direct an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival. Her film, "ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)" is an official selection of the Shorts Program at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.  (Photo by Taylor Hensel, courtesy of Sundance Institute)

The Sundance Institute has a long history of supporting Native film through its Indigenous program, which offers three fellowships to burgeoning filmmakers, officials said. The institute has included more than 110 Indigenous filmmakers and more than 90 tribes over the years. READ MORE.



Jerod Tate’s latest album is his most ambitious yet

Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate mixes Chickasaw language and traditional sounds with modern symphonic music in his most ambitious project yet.

Tate, Chickasaw, is an Emmy award-winning classical composer and pianist. He’s been composing for nearly 30 years and his latest album, “Lowak Shoppala’”, was released last year. READ MORE.

New Tanya Tagaq video


'Our Flag Means Death'

One of latest shows by Taika Waititi starts to stream in March on HBO Max.

Trailer of “Our Flag Means Death”:

What people are talking about on social media.

Navajo horror film hits theatrical debut

"The Red Hogaan" is out, but it might be hard to find. The film is about a Navajo family and a skinwalker. It was made by Navajo siblings Kody Dayish, Kolette Dayish and Kilin Dayish, according to the Farmington Daily Times.

The film made its theatrical debut in Kayenta, Arizona on Jan. 15.

Watch trailer:

Don't miss Paulina Alexis in new ghostbusters movie

First Nations actress Paulina Alexis, known by many in Indian Country as "Willie Jack," has a cameo in "Ghostbusters: Afterlife."

The latest ghostbusters movie is out and available to stream online. Spoiler: Pause the movie it if you take a break because you’ll miss Alexis.

Alexis plays Willie Jack in "Reservation Dogs."



Wahpepah’s Kitchen in Oakland offers tasty Indigenous goodness

Crystal Wahpepah's restaurant is open in Oakland.

Wahpepah’s Kitchen is part of a growing trend of Indigenous chefs opening restaurants with a menu rich with Indigenous foods. READ MORE.


Award-winning Blackfeet artist releases graphic novel

The multi-award-winning Blackfeet author Stephen Graham Jones — known for his 27 published works in the genres of science fiction, horror, crime fiction and more — has released his first graphic novel, “Memorial Ride.”

Stephen Graham Jones' graphic novel 'Memorial Ride'

The graphic novel — released in collaboration with the University of New Mexico Press and Red Planet Books and Comics — is a first for Jones. In addition to the writing by Jones, the illustrations are by Maria Wolf, a Native American graphic artist and designer from Chicago.

According to the press announcement, “Memorial Ride” is a “high-speed, ragtag chase across the American Southwest.” READ MORE.

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