Native Americans

7 Women of Color Activists Who Are Making History

Women of color activists are relying on collaboration as a leadership model for progress. Read more »

Indigenous People Have Already Been Harmed By "America’s Harvest Box"

A lack of nutritious food options has deep impacts on Native American health. Read more »

Opening Wounds: “Heart Berries” Is the Coming of Age Manifesto for Native American Girls

Terese Marie Mailhot is helping American Indian women navigate pain, anger, and mental illness. Read more »

Rendered Invisible: Pocahontas Is Not a Sex Symbol

We cannot end violence against Native women and girls if we continually sexualize them. Read more »

Sherman Alexie: Thanksgiving is a Story of Survival

A week before Thanksgiving, we talked with Sherman Alexie about the holiday and how he’s made it his own, imagining the traditional Thanksgiving feast as a celebration of survival. Read more »

Not My America: Patriotism, Thanksgiving, and White Erasure

You can’t celebrate a genocidal holiday. Read more »

We’re Still Here: Debbie Reese On Native People Telling Their Own Stories

Knowing one’s community also means intimate knowledge of issues that impact us. Read more »

Refusing Colonialism: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s New Book Highlights Indigenous Resistance

Her writing lovingly embraces Indigenous peoples histories and brilliance. Read more »

Unnatural Selection: How Racism Warps Scientific Truths

Why are traditional Native American ecologists, botanists, geneticists, and more cast aside as “mystics”? Read more »

Blood on the Tracks: Buffy Sainte-Marie On the Power of Native American Music

“Power in the Blood” is perfect protest music.  Read more »

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