Identity & Native Pride

Identity

 

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

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….

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…

Identity

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

Smudging

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

Tribal Sovereignty

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

History Through a Native Lens

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

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Tiffany Benally

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

What I am Thankful for

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

Defined by my Ancestors, Not Dead Presidents

Elder Teachings

MMIWG (Murdered Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)

WRN Ambassadors

Represent We R Native

Sequoia Dance

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

REPRESENT

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

Represent – Computer Medicine

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

We Are Still Here

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

Identity-Proud Native American

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

Identity-Smoke Signals

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

1/2

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

Jaecie’s Story

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

Around Here

Miss Indian Nations

A short conversation with Shanoa Pinkham (Yakama), 2011 Miss Indian Nations.

Asema Is Sacred

Two Spirit

Two Spirited people have both a male and female spirit in them.

Before You Act

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

Two Spirit Project (Garni)

Garni (Blackfoot Nation) talks about coming out as a lesbian and her…

Bullying

Bullying Is Not the Ojibwe Way  

Choices

Life choices come at you fast. The choices you make today, affect…

College Advice

James Dakota (Sauk-Suiattle), a student at Northwest Indian College, shares what he’s…

Considering Using Drugs?

Are you considering using drugs? Lyle tells us what you may want…

Dii ei Shighan (This Is My Home)

Graham Beyale. This is my DIGITAL STORY that was made at a…

Drugs And Alcohol

Vance Home Gun. How has alcohol affected your life? Vance shares a…

Family

Shante’s grandma has been there for her through thick and thin. She…

Honor

Hannabah tells us a little bit about herself and what it means…

Identity In College

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

Identity-Geronimo E-KIA

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

I’m a transgender male and want to get back into dancing

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