Franchising is the next hurdle for this Native-owned design business in Alaska

Dec 28, 2023
Rico and Crystal Worl, the siblings behind Trickster Company, used to have a brick-and-mortar shop. They're looking to recapture that physical presence with partnerships.
Rico and Crystal Worl are looking to expand their design business, Trickster Company.
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Native vendors deal with rising costs as they return to powwow trail

May 6, 2022
Artists who make their living at powwows have had a tough few years. Post-quarantine, they face high expenses for travel and materials.
For Native American artists, making and selling art and jewelry have become more expensive, and many customers have less to spend.
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