Indians Rule! 10 Ways Natives Made Waves in Arts and Culture in 2013
Happy new year, Indian country — here’s to much success in 2014. Yet we’ll be straight with you: The successes Natives enjoyed in the arts and popular culture in 2013 will be hard to top. It was simply a great year for the descendents of Turtle Island’s original inhabitants: Native fashion (made by Natives!) was big, Native musicians struck YouTube gold, and a Native athlete emerged as a star on the court and a potential ambassador off it. Here are the ten stories we look back on fondly from 2013 — let them inspire us to rise to greater heights in 2014.