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Tags: 01 - Art, Culture, & Language, 02 - Identity, 11 - Activism

Hi auntie, I’m the only Native at my school. I want to be able to go into the native studies class and answer their questions (like a speaker). How do I go about this? Ps. You’re gorgeous!

Hi auntie, I’m the only Native at my school. I want to be able to go into the native studies class and answer their questions (like a speaker). How do I go about this? What a great idea! I’m sure the teacher would be stoked to have you as a guest speaker. Sharing about your cultural and traditional experiences can…

How can I become a Superhero?

How can I become a Superhero? What a wonderful question. We can all be superhero’s and there are some real superheroes walking among us every day. To be a good superhero you need: Courage. Courage and bravery leap to mind first when we think of heroism. … Selflessness. True leaders always put others first. … Humility. Nothing makes a heroic…

Are you not supposed to buy sage? Is it supposed to be given to you?

Are you not supposed to buy sage? is it supposed to be given to you? What a great question, and a complex one at that. There are many varieties of sage that many Native American’s use, and it is quite popular with non-Native’s as well, what is most commonly used is the California White Sage. There are two issues here,…

How do I become a motivational speaker with my high school?

Hi Cheyenne, It’s exciting to hear that young people want to share their lives and experiences. Motivational speakers can deliver presentations and speeches on any topic. What is important is your passion for the topic you are speaking on. First, identify your message. Second, your audience. Then brush up on your public speaking skills and promote your speaking abilities. Bring…

Can I ask my own Auntie to buy me a new iPhone?

Can I ask my own Auntie to buy me a new iPhone? You can, but you might get slapped up side the head, or get a “yeah right”. Approach with caution young one. In all seriousness, if you’re really looking for ways to get an iPhone and you don’t have a job, think about ways you could earn money, or…

What should I do about summer parties?

Dear Auntie, it seems like there’s a party every other day during the summer. What should I do? It can definitely seem like all that’s going on in the summers are parties, but there are a couple things to keep in mind: There are a lot of other scenes happening at the same time too Most times social media is…

What colleges are the best for Indian Law

Hey Auntie, I’m about to be a senior this year and I need help in discovering what colleges would be the best for me to major and develop in Indian Law. Hey there! Well, I’m stoked you’re thinking about this in advance. We can certainly use you. 🙂 Here are some things to think about if you want to get…

Summer Job

Dear Auntie, got any ideas for what to do during the summer? I need a summer job. Good for you! You’ve got time this summer, so you might as well be earning some money, right? There are a lot of different types of jobs you can get hooked up with; it just depends on what you want to do. If…

How do I start a Community Garden?

Dear Auntie, how do I start a community garden? Fun question! I would love to be a part of this. I love gardening. My family in Zuni used to have the most awesome waffle garden when I was growing up. I remember helping to build up the mud walls for each vegetable with my brothers, cousins, and Aunties. This brings…
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