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Cece Meadows: 'We are beautiful the way we are'

Entrepreneur Cece Meadows gives insight on her success at Prados Beauty. Plus, ICT's Vincent Schilling tells us more about his next chapter following his announcement that he will be leaving after 16 years

Cece Meadows is an Indigenous and Xicana entrepreneur. She is the CEO and founder of beauty brand Prados Beauty. It was created in 2018 and now the company's products can be found in retail store JC Penney. Meadows tells us how she went from creating this business to getting her products sold in a major retailer in just three short years. 

Indian Country Today was previously a print newspaper that people bought and read nationwide. It was mailed to homes, tribes and businesses. Readers quickly became familiar with Vincent Schilling's reporting. He’s followed politicians, educators, sports figures, even movie stars. After many years of bringing Indigenous news to you, he’s decided to move on from ICT. He tells us what's next in his career journey.

  • On Thursday, Chuck Sams III was sworn into office as Director of the National Park Service, making him the first Native person to lead this agency.
  • In Rapid City, South Dakota, 12 tribal leaders met with Interior Secretary Deb Haaland last week.
  • In Oregon, an Indigenous grandmother and granddaughter are creating a dictionary to keep their language alive.
  • Indigenous gamers are advocating for representation and education.
  • We’re getting the first snippets of an upcoming documentary called “Remaining Native.” 

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Aliyah Chavez, Kewa Pueblo, is an anchor for Indian Country Today’s newscast. On Twitter: @aliyahjchavez.

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