For Indigenous artists, pricing is a tricky proposition

Aug 28, 2023
Some Indigenous artists say they've never been able to charge what their work is truly worth. Now, rising material costs are eating into profits.
Above, people enjoy the Santa Fe Indian Market, which draws roughly 1,200 Indigenous artists and craftspeople from across North America, in 2019.
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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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