Susie Lee Edwardson curated a great list of Alaska Native and Native American vloggers (video bloggers), gamers and others. She graciously allowed me to share it on the Athabascan Woman Blog.
“If you like YouTube and want to watch more Native vloggers, gamers and so on! I tried to split them up in similar categories. Feel free to share if you’d like this post is on public.” – Susie Lee Edwardson, Haida
Lifestyle & Culture
Seukteoma | O’odham Girl, Native – College, Making videos every week
Danggad | Susie Lee Edwardson – Haida Language Learners
Emily Sera | Random rambling, beauty videos, fun skits, advice videos
JD Dalton | Visually impaired, Gay, Hopi Native American with Albinism.
Culture Story | Culture Story was founded to do just what its name indicates: tell the stories of cultures.
Jermaine Sam | Exploring things That matter to me. #NativeAmerican #LGBTQ #FreeThinker #GayNavajo #GayNativeAmerican #NavajoVlogger #NativeAmericanYoutuber
Kevindakotaduncan | Kevin Dakota Duncan – Arikara, Hidatsa, Mandan & Apache Nations. Hoop Dancer, Designer/Artist.
Laneyy Boyy | Modern Native – Just an urban Native American finding his spirit path in life.
Little Miss Alaska (Planning/Journaling) | Sharing love for planning, journaling, and stationary goodies.
Sheyenne Sky | Educating both Natives and Non-Natives about Indigenous rights and issues.
Tlingit Clan Conference | The “Clan Conference” concept — bringing together cultural experts and scholars from diverse back- grounds — was pioneered by the late Andy Hope III.
Toniajo Hall | Lakota/Hidatsa comedian and jingle dress dancer. Alter ego: Auntie Beachress.
Sylvia W | Algonquin (Anishinabe) from Quebec Canada – Pugs, ASMR, Native Crafts, Smoking Prevention and more.
ThatOodhamGirl | Native American living her life and letting ya’ll watch.
AGirlNamedWinnie | A Girl Named Winnie
Athabascan Woman | Koyukon Athabascan, wife, mother of two, communicator, writer, photographer from Anchorage, Alaska. Owner of Athabascan Woman Blog.
Dallas Goldtooth | Member of 1491’s
itsourvlogtv | Real-life, Food & Animals
Kainoa Blackeagle | Ranging topics, promoting awareness in the Native community and positivity for everyone.
OuttaNativia | First time vlogger
Socialmario | Native American, Life, Coffee
Will Smiley | Native American and a lover of anything bacon.
We are Birds | Albert Chacon, Cupa/Cahuilla/Apache, photographer, videographer, founder of NativeImages Production Group
Amy Modig | Deg Hi’tan Athabascan
Beauty & Fashion
abarboon | Beauty, health, insight
Yellow Tail (Fashion) | Features art from 15+ Native American makers primarily from the Great Plains tribal regions.
Crystal Starr | Healing through culture, celebrating beauty, connecting through humor.
Krissy Marie | Reviews, beauty, lifestyle, and more.
Luxielane | Navajo, mother, beauty, vlogger.
NativeBeauty | Oneida tribe, Story Time Videos, Makeup Video & videos about personal struggles.
Music Groups, Singers, Performers, Actors
The 1491s | Sketch comedy group, chock full of cynicism and splashed with a good dose of indigenous satire.
A Tribe Called Red | A Tribe Called Red is a Canadian electronic music group, who blend instrumental hip hop, reggae, moombahton and dubstep-influenced dance music with elements of First Nations music, particularly vocal chanting and drumming.
Antoine Edwards | Singer, rapper, actor.
Bird Crew Productions | Bird Crew Productions
CmanVlogga | Covering pow wow’s, vlogs, events and hand drum songs. Everyday thoughts and concerns about education, life, family and more.
I Sing. You Dance. | Yup’ik singer, dancer, rapper, drummer and performer.
Indigenous by Blood | Short films for Schneider, Vlogs about Native culture and Bjj and Boxing footage.
Jordan Mowat | Anishinaabe from Southern Ontario. Videos ranging from powwow videos, round dance songs, original acoustic songs and covers.
Nataanii Means | Hip hop singer.
Pamyua (Yup’ik) | Pamyua brings Inuit music to the world. Their music showcases drumsongs from the Inuit cultures of Greenland and Alaska.
Scott Abraham | Native American music with a unique style that captures every aspect of Native relationships.
BoydCommunications | Ben Boyd, World’s Oldest Native Hoop Dancer & Performs 60’s Hit Music Shows.
Crystal Worl | Alaska Native Artist and Aerial Dancer
Samuel Johns | Athabascan Rapper and Motivational Speaker
Native Language Channels
Smagax (Tsimshian Language) | Tsimshian Language in Alaska. Revitalization and preservation efforts.
Ahtna Language Learners | Sharing and growing the knowledge of the Ahtna Athabascan language.
Tlingit Language Yakutat | Amanda Porter, Tlingit language
Navajo Language Daybreakwarrior | Navajo culture, life, language and more.
Eyak Langauge ~ dAXunhyuuga’ | Learn the Eyak Language.
Learn the Eyak Language | Learn the Eyak Language.
Haida Language Learners | Focusing on nouns, sounds and short common phrases in Haida.
Puyallup Tribal Language | txʷəlšucid is the official language of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. Twulshootseed is a southern dialect of the Lushootseed language. This is a YouTube Channel run by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians Language Department.
Mikmaq SavvyUnLtd | #SpeakMikmaq
Haida Language | Starla Agoney sharing Haida language.
Haida Language | X_aad Kíl sharing Haida language.
Tlingit Language | Dedicated to the speakers, learners, ancestors,and descendants of the Tlingit language. Managed by X̱ʼunei (Lance A. Twitchell), Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages at the University of Southeast Alaska.
Adam Demientieff | Storytellers’ Productions LLC Video Production Web Development
SpeakGwichin ToMe | Teaching Gwich’in Athabascan, #SpeakGwichinToMe
Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart | Videos that promote learning in the Ahtna and Dena’ina Languages
Organizations & Tribes
Bristol Bay Native Corporation | Alaska Native regional corporation
University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Native Knowledge Network | Resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing.
Cherokee Nation | Cherokee Nation Television, a communications production.
Council of the Haida Nation | Addressing the land question and has become a National government enacting legislation and policy affecting many aspects of life on Haida Gwaii.
First Alaskans Institute | Works to advance Alaska Natives through community engagement, information and research, collaboration and leadership development.
IndianCountryToday | In-depth coverage of Native American News, world news, politics, business, gaming, finance, economic development, environmental issues, education, arts & entertainment, Native American culture, pow wows, health & wellness, travel, genealogy, First Nations of Canada, sports, and veterans’ issues.
NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. | The Iñupiaq Word of the Week (IWOW) seeks to educate the public about the Iñupiaq language.
National Congress of America Indians | NCAI is the oldest, largest, and most representative American Indian and Alaska Native organization serving the broad interests of tribal governments and communities.
Native Peoples Media | Provides fair and accurate representation of Indigenous voices and experiences in ways that educate, entertain and empower.
Sealaska Heritage Institute | Seeks to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian cultures.
ShkaaShkaaFilms | ShkaaShkaaFilms
SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market | Sante Fe Indian Market
ANTHC Digital Stories | Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium digital stories on health and wellness education.
TananaChiefsConference | Tanana Chiefs Conference is an Alaska Native non-profit organization representing 41 member tribes in interior Alaska.
TheCIRIChannel | Alaska Native regional corporation
Haida Jewellery | Insights into the creative process of the jewelry line @ haidajewellery.ca.
Qwalsius | Shaun Peterson, Coast Salish design elements
Solo NDN | Navajo, Johnny or theboyfrommars who loves to play story games.
Never Alone – Kisima Ingitchuna | Atmospheric puzzle platformer that delves deeply into the traditional lore of the Iñupiat people of Alaska.
As you can see, it is an extensive list, but I know there are more. I added a few more to her list. Do you have any favorite Native YouTubers you follow and enjoy? Share in the comments. Thank you Susie Lee Edwardson for curating this list!
About Susie Lee Edwardson
Susie is Alaskan Haida working on revitalizing the Haida languages and advocating for all Native languages. One way she does this by running multiple social media communities and the two platforms she focuses on is Facebook and YouTube. When she is advocating with most of the platforms she runs she goes by Susie Edwardson. She has a creative side and she’s named those more creative projects Danggad (dung-get). Which is a Haida verb meaning “to Smile.” It’s named this because she hopes the videos and memes about native culture that will make people smile! She also created Haida Language Learners with the support of her family back in 2013 she tries to make Haida Language Learners a more of a community experience.
You can find her on YouTube as “Danngad” or the community’s YouTube, “Haida Language Learners.” You can also find her on Snapchat she loves to post language and life a Haida lady as “Danggad.” Check out Susie’s website too.