Press Releases and Articles

Architectural Digest – November 16, 2023


11 Indigenous Designers and Artisans That Should Be on Your Radar

In 1984, Mahota Textiles founder Margaret Roach Wheeler (Chickasaw/Choctaw) began her hand-weaving business, which would go on to become the first tribally owned textile company in the United States. The name pays homage to Margaret’s great-great-great-grandmother, who was forcibly relocated from Mississippi to Oklahoma during the Chickasaw Removal in 1844.

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Tulsa World – June 13, 2022


Amatoya launches six showrooms this summer, including one in Tulsa, OK.

Tulsa-based manufacturer of custom-designed Native American furniture will launch its collection in six showrooms in the United States this summer, including one in Tulsa.

Amatoya was founded by Cray Bauxmont-Flynn.

“Amatoya has set a new bar for timeless, true Native American design, quality and craftsmanship,” Bauxmont-Flynn said in a statement. “Since starting our company three years ago, our handsome, sculptural pieces have caught the eyes of discerning designers, hotel proprietors and even set decorators. Now we are offering our collection in showrooms across the country.”

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