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My Culture Videos

Check out the latest news, views, and thoughts from young people across Indian Country.

Siletz DVPI PSA

MMIWG (Murdered Missing Indigenous Women and Girls)

Life Is Sacred

Elder Teachings

Defined by my Ancestors, Not Dead Presidents

Heart of the Land | Prevent Suicide

We R Native Ambassadors

We R Native Ambassadors Class of 2018/2019

Healthy Relationships PSA

 

Native VOICES Trailer

Check out the trailer for Native VOICES

WRN Ambassadors

Represent We R Native

Indigikitchen

Re-indigenizing our diets

I Like the minty ones

  Native VOICES – the best sex ed videos you’ll every watch…

Powwow Sweat

Jingle Dress

My Culture

We R Quileute

Native Energy Odyssey

Visit from the Sustainable Development Institute to Lakota Nation – Pine Ridge…

Lived Experience: Reese’s Story

LGBT: loved & accepted

Lived Experience: Randy’s Story

LGBT: loved & accepted

Lived Experience: Ceci’s Story

Two Spirit: loved & accepted

Dreamcatcher-We Need You Here

Our community is like a #dreamcatcher. Each strand has it’s own qualities,…

A Gift from the Creator

LGBTQ-Two Spirit: You are a gift from the Creator. You are part…

Lived Experience: Shea’s Story

Two Spirit: loved & accepted.

The Medicine Game

Brothers Miles and Lyle Thompson-two of the top college lacrosse players of…

Warriors Against Violence Society

“Women’s Honour Song”

Energy 101: Hydropower

Learn how hydropower captures the kinetic energy of flowing water and turns…

A Fish Tale

Breaking the Statistics

Spokane area Indian youth showing how they’re breaking statistics.  

Gen-I

Meet more Indigenous youth whose plans to make a difference brought them…

Vote Indian Vote

Students from Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana promote the Native American Vote.

Love Your Life

After serving multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, like many veterans, Lyn…

Love Your Life

From desperation to inspiration, Shaneyka’s story will help lead you to appreciate…

Healthy Realtionships

The Merrill Middle School students put together a video highlighting what they…

Diné Origin Of Living 102 Winters

According to Diné origin stories on aging, the lifespan of the Navajo…

Sequoia Dance

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

The Otherside Remix Music Video

The Otherside Remix Music Video was filmed in various locations for about…

Our Cultures are Our Source of Health

Renowned Hollywood actor and Cherokee tribal member, Wes Studi, explains how American…

Outdoor Training | Well For Culture

Fitness in a natural, outdoor environment is one of the foundational backbones…

Three Boys

A film by Sterlin Harjo

Represent – Computer Medicine

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

REPRESENT

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

Money, Money, Money

  Sean Robinson is a young male struggling to live on his…

Managing Stress

Stress is all too natural. But here are some tips for keeping…

Gangs

Nonfiction film about the gang crisis in Indian Country.

When Rumors Escalate

Online comments are misconstrued. A 14 year-old girl is victimized online when…

Reclaim the Fire

A video written by the youth of Rosebud to address the issues…

Native Love is Respect

Justin Secakuku is a member of the Hopi Tribe of Arizona and…

Native Love is Compassion

Raelyn Rodriguez is a member of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians…

Native Love is Community

Alaska is home to 229 federally recognized tribes. Of those tribes operating…

Making Fun

People post things online that they wouldn’t say in person. A teenage…

Communication

Non-verbal communication can be more than important than verbal.

STD Testing – How to Know if You Have an STD

How do you know if you have an STD? There’s only one…

How Do You Know if Someone Wants to Have Sex with You?

The only way to know if someone wants to have sex with…

Ready for Level 3?

Are you ready for level 3?

Native VOICES

The best sex ed video you’ll ever see

How to Use A Condom

Auntie describes how to use a latex condom. Check out the steps…

We Are Still Here

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

Native It Gets Better

Here’s my personal vlog about being queer in today’s world! This is…

Worried about someone feeling depressed

There’s nothing wrong with being with a friend who is suffering from…

Where I’m From

What makes you thankful about where you’re from?

When Your Friend is Talking About Suicide

Rob shares what he would do if his friend was suicidal.

When You Stay Healthy

Morning Rae, a jingle dress dancer, likes to eat healthy and stay…

We’re in This Together

A video documentary about how one group of youth are using friendship…

We Are Thankful

There are many things to be thankful for…..family, friends, community and much…

We Are Not Alone

Haida warrior: Anthony discusses his experience living in Hydaburg, AK, his struggles…

Wabanaki Two-Spirit Alliance: It Gets Better!

This “It gets better” video was made in support of Two-Spirit youth…

Violence Against Women

Please contact your senators and representatives and urge them to pass a…

Two Spirit Project (Garni)

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

Two Spirit

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

Tradition-Our Strength as Anishinaabe

We are not alone. #weRnative

Traditional Stories of Sexual Health

Joey Criddle is a Two Spirit man fighting with other LGBTQ Native…

To the Indigenous Women: A Poem by the 1491s

Raise Awareness and Help End the Epidemic of Violence against Native Women…

The Thin Line…

A personal documentary about the effects of substance abuse on family members.

The New Kid

Starting a new school

The Importance of Forgiveness

Jeremiah shares some life advice about the importance of forgiveness.

Talking

Are you worried about a friend who is depressed or suicidal…one of…

Suicide Warning Signs

Leading the charge to prevent suicide: Tessa talks about her experiences with…

Suicide Affects Us All

Carson’s story explores a First Nation youth’s thoughts after his friend died…

Staying in Shape

Video created by Menominee students for the WeRNative website  

Spiritual Well-being

Steven offers some advice and encourages us to be positive…each day

Smoking is a Choice

We are all faced with choices. Smoking is one of them.

Smoking

In this video Davian Zephier,, Yankton Sioux, talks about his own experience…

Singing Lessons by the 1491s

Dallas Goldtooth teaches how to sing the AIM song. This video is…

Sharing With One Another

We are not alone and we can come out stronger in the…

Sexual Identity/LGBTQ

Rob discusses acceptance, sexual identity and not being afraid of who you…

Sex 101…Thinking About Having Sex

A video addressing the risks that can come with having sex, such…

Self-medicating with Alcohol or Drugs

Megan discusses some unhealthy lifestyle decisions and how she got through it….

Ripple Effect

When you’re feeling down, try talking with someone who can help. Call…

Rez Life

In every boy’s life there are choices that he faces.

REPRESENT – Workout

Monica Stretten is Chickahominy from California. She is a Native American Studies…

Reflections – Self Image

Real Beauty Comes From Having a Positive Self-Image.

Puberty

Video created by Menominee students for the We R Native website

Pregnancy-Teen Parents Panel

At the Native STAND youth conference in Chehalis, WA (summer 2009), four…

Pregnancy Options

Tanika shares what advice she would give to a friend if they…

Please Understand – Overcoming Depression

A young teen wants everyone to know that feeling bad is temporary.

Pink Cloud

“Pink Cloud” by Waylon (Navajo).

Physically Healthy

Video created by Menominee students for the WeRNative website

Overcoming Suicidal Thoughts

Wash, Rinse, Repeat – Overcoming Suicidal Thoughts – ReachOut.com  

Overcoming Shyness

Tlingit pride: Vanessa shares how she overcame shyness.

Non Removable

Fighting for what is theirs. We are here to stay.

Natives Helping Natives

A Public Service Announcement filmed by youth participants at the NativeSTAND conference…

Natives and Sports

Arabella Zephier (Yankton Sioux, Ihanktonwan Oyate) talks about her struggles with wanting…

Native Pride-Language

What does Native Pride mean to you? Anthony talks about keeping traditions…

Native Love

We would like to show love and recognition to all Native women…

Miss Indian Nations

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

Managing Pressure to Use Alcohol

Ever been put in a tough spot? Promise, Santee Sioux, talks about…

Managing High School and College Pressures

Make the best of your academic experience, work hard but also have…

Managing anger

Amelia Zephier (Yankton Sioux) talks about how she copes with her anger…

Maintaining A Balance

One thing Kristie has always maintained in her life is balance physically,…

Losing You To The Crowd

Negative peer pressure and the impacts on friendship. Video By: Native CHAT…

Living with Someone Experiencing Depression

WE ARE NOT ALONE. Tessa (Kiana Traditional Council) talks about living with…

Life Transitions-to adulthood

Three boys learn an important life lesson in Sterlin Harjo (Creek/Seminole) short…

Life Transitions-adolescence

This is a visual interpretation of a teenage girl finding herself and…

Life Tips

  Run Breath Drink. Positive or negative decisions you make that will…

Kicking Butts and Staying Smoke Free

Smoking is not so glamorous. There are several ways smoking ruins your…

Keeping culture alive-running

Dirk Whitebreast, a member of Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi…

Jaecie’s Story

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

It’s always a good day to be Indigenous

A Public Service Announcement filmed by youth participants at the NativeSTAND conference…

Impact of Drug Use On Your Life

Two youth share their stories about their past drug and alcohol use….

Impact of drug use – Amelia

Amelia Zephier (Yankton Sioux) talks about the impact of using drugs.

Impact of drug use

Lyle talks about the potential impacts of drug use on and off…

Impact of alcohol

Amelia (Yankton Sioux) talks about the impact of alcohol and how choosing…

I’m Single and I’m Happy

How to be alone. A video by fiilmaker, Andrea Dorfman, and poet/singer/songwriter,…

If You’re Feeling Depressed

What do I do if I think I’m feeling depressed? As a…

Identity-Smoke Signals

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

Identity-Proud Native American

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

Identity-Geronimo E-KIA

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

Identity In College

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

I Strengthen My Nation – PSA

That one choice strengthens you, strengthens others, and strengthens your Nation.

I Strengthen My Nation – Extended

People notice your actions. You have influence. Think about it. What someone…

I Got Culture

A Public Service Announcement filmed by youth participants at the NativeSTAND conference…

I Am Strong – Maurice’s Story

Maurice, Yankton Sioux, talks his experience with bullying, suicide and the steps…

How the Chipmunk Got Its Stripes

  A traditional Tulalip story of how the chipmunk got its stripes….

HOPE

Rob wants to talk about one important word….HOPE…and what you can do…

Honor

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

Homelessness

Watch Elmer helping a homeless friend during tough times.  Created by Menominee…

Hey There Chlamydia

Hey There Chlamydia, Plain White T’s Parody Music Video. Created by: Keith…

HEY Mural

This is the final video from the Healthy and Empowered Youth Project…

Helping a Friend With a Drinking Problem – Angel

Angel talks about helping a friend with a drinking problem.

Helping a Friend with a Drinking Problem

Seprieono shares how being honest with a friend your concerned about can…

Healthy Relationships

Are you in a relationship? Are you dependent on that someone? One…

Healthy Lifestyle

Born an athlete or not, everyone can become healthy and fit. If…

Growing Up with Mental Health Disorders

Trevon and Nicolas share their life experiences facing mental health disorders. Video…

Gratitude And Their Influence On Your Happiness

Jeri talks about the importance of forgiving and how it can help…

Grandma’s Seeds

Zefren Anderson shares his digital story about the empowerment his Grandmother gave…

Girls Could Be So Mean

It is hard to stand up for what you believe and the…

Getting Wasted

Do you know of someone who has been wasted and made some…

Getting Through Tough Times

Shante talks about suicide prevention, bullying and positive ways to get through…

Getting Help For Drug Use

I CONTROL MY BODY A survivors words of wisdom: Jamie Paddock discusses…

Getting Help For Drug Use

I CONTROL MY BODY Haida warrior: Anthony discusses his experience living in…

Get To Where You Want To Be

Sometimes you need to inspire others to get where they want to…

Friendships

Cierra, Yankton Sioux, shares her struggles with friendships in school. She shares…

Feeling Hopeless

By helping his community Jeremiah was able to help himself in times…

Feeling Good: Optimism

Sam Fathallah on being optimistic and finding help within your friends.

Family

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

Experiencing Grief

Dealing with death can be hard. Megan shares how she felt after…

Eating Well And Feeling Healthy

What’s it take to make a change for the better? Try using…

Drugs And Alcohol

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

Drugs & Alcohol – Teen Panel

This is a video featuring two youth who share their stories about…

Do Grades Matter?

Do my grades matter when I’m a freshman? Erika, Yankton Sioux, talks…

Dii ei Shighan (This Is My Home)

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

Different Is Normal

Changing bodies  Being different is normal.You don’t need to worry about whether…

Dia-beatable

Diabetes Rap

Developing Coping Strategies

WE ARE NOT ALONE A survivors words of wisdom: Jamie Paddock discusses…

Depression Happens

Sometimes you get depressed, but know that it’s something that happens to…

Depression

A girls pursuit of happiness.

Dakota Matt

Physical activity excercise Why do you like to be active? Dakota shares…

Controlling The Rollercoaster

Dealing with difficult emotions

Considering Using Drugs?

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

Condoms 101

Before you put it on Here are some tips on what you…

Condoms 101

How you store your condoms is just as important as how you…

Condoms 101

Steps to putting on a male condom A video explaining how to…

College Advice

Jeannette (Blackfeet Nation), a student at Portland State University, shares how she…

College Advice

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

College Advice

Stephanie Spearing (Southern Cheyenne from Oklahoma) gives advice about financial aid and…

Choices

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

Bullying

Bullying Is Not the Ojibwe Way  

Body Image

Love the skin you’re in MY BODY Erika, Yankton Sioux, talks about…

Benefits Of Physical Activity And Exercise

MY BODY Lanelle talks about her love for the game of basketball…

Before You Act

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

Becoming Independent

Sean Robinson is a young male struggling to live on his own….

Be Active

MY BODY Davian Zephier, Yankton Sioux, talks about the importance of staying…

Asema Is Sacred

Around Here

A Survivor’s Words Of Wisdom

WE ARE NOT ALONE A survivors words of wisdom: Jamie talks about…

A Story Of Help And Hope

Suicide prevention

1/2

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

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