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Abuse

By Julia Hayden Wakeford I was born of these lands, of the Alabama creeks and mounds, the Ohio River Valley, the Carolina Coast they each dreamt me, created me, they...

Reflections From A “Remember the Removal” Bike Rider

Interview by Cara Forbes Remember the Removal is an annual, 7-state-wide, 950-mile bicycle ride commemorating the forced removal of the Cherokee people from their homelands during the winter of 1838-39....

We Are The Guardians

By Taylor Schad “One does not sell the earth upon which the people walk.” Crazy Horse If you are to know anything about Native America know that wherever you go,...

The Cheyenne Girl Whose Heart Will Never Be On The Ground

By Rosalia Badhorse My heart and soul were specially crafted in the hills and pine trees of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. Those hills and trees instilled in me...

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Intersectionality of Native Identity and Systemic Oppression

By Celeste Kimimila Terry “Indeed, today it is popular to be an Indian. Within a decade it may be a necessity.” Vine Deloria Jr., Red Earth, White Lies: Native Americans...

Our Blood Pulses Resistance

By Abaki Beck My grandmother once told me she was a class bully at the government run school that punished her for being Blackfeet and buried her classmates on the...

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...