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Dear America

By Doris Nicole Brown Caution: if you take pride in America and it’s government and influences, click the back button because this may hurt your feelings. Yes, I am Native....

To All My Native Sisters

By Mia Ritter-Whittle to all my native sisters,  i cannot gather enough words to explain my thankfulness for you. i think about you often, everyday. i write about you seldom,...

Baa Nits’ínkees

By Corey Ashley Baa Nits’ínkees… You did not understand So you called us savage and branded us uncivilized   Baa Nits’ínkees… You did not understand So you scorched the land...

Word Warriors: An Interview with Maya Milk

Tell us a little about yourself. I am currently a senior at Lake Roosevelt High School as well as a freshman at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington. I am also...

Native American History is NOW: Indian Country at Reddit

By Ada Claire Indian Country began as a legal term of art: A series of fixed jurisdictional spaces codified by US Code. Locked to Tribes, or more specifically Tribal Governments...

Hear Our Voices, Uplift Our Stories: Why Native Americans Need More Allies

Whether we like it or not, we live in a racial binary nation – discussions of “race relations” most often focus on “white people versus black people.” We also live...

Mother

By Kentaro Herder mother, bury me   there is only rain where i am only rain to dilute my tears showers of rain to wash the sand from my brown...

Cultural Dreams Over Coffee and Tea

By Kentaro Herder I just talked to my mom on the phone and I asked her about the one gray cow on the rug my grandma wove and why the...

Culture Is Health

By Karonhiakwe:kon Parker Just a little over six years ago, I left college and entered a training program to become an EMT (emergency medical technician).  I hated college.  I had just...

Why We Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day: From Natives In America

Some thoughts on today from our incredible team: “There’s a lot of pain that’s comes along with a holiday celebrating the genocide of my people, but there’s also a lot...