Identity & Native Pride

Identity

 

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

History Through a Native Lens

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

Mixed Identity

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

Culture is Prevention

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...

Aurora / Connection

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,...

Defined by my Ancestors, Not Dead Presidents

What I am Thankful for

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

562

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

Elder Teachings

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...

MMIWG (Murdered Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)

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...

WRN Ambassadors

Represent We R Native

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...

Sequoia Dance

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

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...

REPRESENT

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

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...

Represent – Computer Medicine

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

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...

We Are Still Here

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

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...

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

What kinds of things is it acceptable for white people to wear or own that aren’t appropriation?

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