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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...

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....

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...

An Open Letter to President Obama from Natives In America

September 14, 2016 Dear President Barack Obama,            For the first time in 239 years of United States history, a President and First Lady visited a tribal reservation together. This...

Tanka Part One: Native Representations

By Taylor Schad It’s mid-March, I’m in the cab of my family’s Ford pickup, my mom is driving and my older sister sits shotgun, across from me is my little...

Being Choctaw In This Moment

By Bridgette Annalyse Jameson Perhaps the title should be “Being Indigenous in this Moment” because surely my brothers and sisters from other tribes, nations, and countries can relate. There is a...

Word Warriors: An Interview with Whitney Sawney

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...

Pride

By Justin Susan I guess the problem with pride is that it can hold wonderful moments from you. When you’re depressed or perhaps angry you fill yourself with pride. Trust...

From One Side Of The Cattle Guard To The Other

By Kentaro Herder I was able to go home for a short while in June after my first year in school and it was nice, familiar, but it was all...

Benefits

By Talon Ducheneaux “The following was written in direct reaction to a situation faced a few weeks ago, without much edits or grammatical hesitation in order to keep the reality flowing.” – Talon...