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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…

I’m getting closer to graduating but I don’t see many opportunities.

I’m getting closer to graduating but I don’t see many opportunities. I want to work with Native youth but I don’t know what I would go to college for. What should I do? This is such and exiting time. Congratulations on this wonderful accomplishment. There lots of opportunities that are out there, if you know what you are looking for.…

Too scared to ask for money

What to do when you are too scared to ask for money but don’t want to upset anyone? Yeah, money’s a tricky issue and you’re right in thinking about wanting to make sure everyone feels okay about it. First, ask yourself if it’s an absolute necessity to ask for a loan. If it’s for something like buying new clothes, a…

My parents are always getting into really bad arguments

My parents are always getting into really bad arguments with cussing involved and it is usually in front of me and my younger siblings. How can I help my family when I am away at college when I find out they got into a bad argument again??? I am really sorry to hear that this is happening to your family.…

Laws that protect indigenous families

I will like to know what are the laws that protect indigenous families all over the Americas? You’ll hear Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) when talking about Indigenous families in North America. This was in response to the separation and sometimes forced removal of Native children from their homes and communities with the original intent to assimilate and therefore decimate…

My white family is disrespectful of native culture. What do I do?

My white family is disrespectful of native culture. What do I do? Not being appreciated for your native heritage can be difficult, especially if it’s coming from your family members who you want to love and respect. There are a couple of things you can do:  Educate – if you feel up to the challenge; start to teach your family…

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…

How do I not look stupid but still be safe when it comes to fireworks

My friend almost blew off his finger last 4th of July. Any tips for not looking stupid while trying to avoid blowing off my finger? Well, more and more States are banning fireworks, especially during times of drought. Mostly, people are being encouraged to attend public firework displays instead of lighting their own…but let’s face it fireworks are awesome and…
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