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Reflections From A “Remember the Removal” Bike Rider

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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. The tour takes enrolled members of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes (Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians, and the United Keetoowah Band) along the Trail of Tears …

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Word Warriors: An Interview with Maya Milk

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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 Sicangu Lakota Sioux and have learned The Lakota Way all my life and am extremely blessed to have so many great teachers in my life. I am almost 18 years …

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Writing Activism: A Conversation with Danielle Miller

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By: Talon Bazille Ducheneaux With the rise in social media, activism has found its way to being more easily read and heard worldwide. In this regard, Indigenous-based activism and cross-cultural representation has made its way to this higher form of representation, one of the translating mediums being in the realm of writing. One of the people making serious headway through …

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Word Warriors: An Interview with Kirsten Shaw

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Tell us a little about yourself. I love photography, every chance I get I try to take photos outside with my camera. My biggest inspiration when it comes to photos is Ansel Adams. The way he took photos of the mountains is so beautiful and inspiring. A year or so ago I had the opportunity to go to Yosemite and …

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Word Warriors: An Interview with Joey Montoya

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Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Joey Montoya, I was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. I currently live in San Jose, CA where I am studying advertising and graphic design at San Jose State University. What was your proudest accomplishment this year? This year has been a good year for not only me, but Urban …

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Word Warriors: An Interview with Whitney Sawney

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Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Whitney Sawney. I am currently a student at the University of Arkansas, studying International Relations and Political Science. I’m so excited because I GRADUATE IN DECEMBER!! It’s been a long journey for me personally, but I couldn’t be more grateful for the challenges that college has presented because it makes it …