Identity & Native Pride

Identity

 

What is a Native American? How can we be defined?

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History of the Sterilization of Native Women

It is no secret that the federal government has tried for centuries...

Why Medical Racism = Genocide

Racism is real. It influences all aspects of our lives, including whose...

I Strengthen My Nation: Caitlin

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in partnership with We R...

What I Love About My Indigenous Features

As an Indigenous adult, I want to do everything I can to...

Being a Strong Indigenous Leader

Indigenous leadership is a hot topic these days. The truth is that...

Culture is Prevention

Our Stories Connect Us to Place and People

Indigenous people have always been some of the best storytellers, and recently...

6 Anthems by Queer and Two-Spirit Indigenous Artists to Pump You Up

Music is powerful medicine – especially when it’s coming from people who...

Aurora / Connection

Connecting to Our Land is Connecting to Our Culture

Our relationship with the land is a huge part of our culture...

History Through a Native Lens

Timeline Overview This timeline of historically traumatic events was authored by Karina...

MMIWG (Murdered Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)

Mixed Identity

I belong to two different tribes: to the Shoalwater Bay Indian tribe...

Native Pride

It is not documents that define us, but rather what is undocumented....

Defined by my Ancestors, Not Dead Presidents

Dealing with Stereotypes and Racism

Most of us know that racism and stereotypes suck. Some of us...

How Does a Person Become Resilient?

A number of factors contribute to a person’s ability to be resilient...

Elder Teachings

Identity

JeMarie is a seventeen-year-old Californian of Native American descent, specifically Iroquois, Choctaw,...

What I am Thankful for

What I am Thankful For Tribal Ways I am thankful for our...

WRN Ambassadors

Represent We R Native

562

562: A photo project documenting all 562…now 566 tribes in the United...

A Native Candidate’s Story

When Barbara Vicknair (enrolled citizen of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians...

Sequoia Dance

I Am Native. Sequoia Lynn Dance (Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, age 17) This is...

Constance Owl

Hi everyone. I am Constance Owl, an enrolled member of the Eastern...

Culture is Prevention

Culture is Prevention: Native youth and elders explore underage drinking. Filmed at...

REPRESENT

Kayla Gebeck, Red Lake Ojibwe, studies linguistics and Native American Studies at...

Erika Ramirez

My experience at the NIHB Native Youth Health Summit, was one of...

I Am Indian Country

Respect, honesty, love, bravery, humility, truth and wisdom are our cultural values....

Represent – Computer Medicine

Mattie Harper, Bois Forte Ojibwe, is a Ph.D candidate in Ethnic Studies...

iLL Mind Of Ghost Dog: The Most Dangerous Native

As you ladies and gents read the title of my blog, “The...

Imelda Martina Sanchez

I am Imelda Martina Sanchez. I am a Native and Mexican American...

We Are Still Here

What is today’s young Native American’s life like? What are the challenges...

Maria Martinez

Yah’teeh shi eya Maria Mary Martinez ye’she Ashihii nishlii haclishnee ba’sh’chiin, tlogi...

Native Identity: Stereotypes

When I first started college in Seattle, Washington, I started making a...

Identity In College

Finding yourself and discovering your identity is part of life. Ah-in-nist shares...

Native Youth Voting

Many of us have grown up listening to the adults around us...

Poetry Slam: I Know this to be True

I know this to be true – that I do not like...

Identity-Geronimo E-KIA

Geronimo was a product of his environment. A human. One with flaws....

Tiffany Benally

I am a young mother and wife. I was born in Fort...

Smudging

Have you ever been at a powwow or a ceremonial gathering and...

1/2

Monika lost her identity…but her identity never lost her. Instead of feeling...

Tribal Sovereignty

After over 300 years of history, the question of Indian tribal sovereignty is...

Identity-Proud Native American

A video poem that honors Anishinaabe heritage. The poem illustrates a young...

Around Here

Identity-Smoke Signals

  A funny clip from the movie, Smoke Signals. How to be...

Asema Is Sacred

Jaecie’s Story

Who’s important in your life? Who makes you happy? Jaecie gives us...

Before You Act

Jay Laplant- Do you sit back and think about all your options...

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