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My 2024 Predictions in the Election Year

Weighing how to positively impact the Native Americans living on underserved reservations is especially crucial during an election year. With so much going on in the world, here are a few 2024 predictions tied to ongoing inequities that affect Native lives.

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Searching for MMIWG Relatives and Racial Justice for Tribes

Not a day goes by without a social media alert, about… missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. #MMIW

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Rainmaking Around the World

Rainmaking ceremonies are an important cultural tradition for Indigenous people around the world. This tradition is steeped in bringing life-giving water to the earth…

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California Native American Day

Instead of Columbus Day, we celebrate the survival of our cultures and the beauty in the uniqueness of Indigenous peoples… and we remember our ancestors who did not [survive].

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Dream Catchers in Native Cultures

The origin of dream catchers is hard to pinpoint, but they appear likely related to the history of two cultures: the Ojibwe and the Lakota. So, is it cultural appropriation for others to use them?

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Native American Day in Arizona

Arizona joins the ranks of only a handful of states that celebrate Native American Day.

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The True Impact of the Dawes Act of 1887

The biggest impact of the Dawes Act was a loss of indigenous cultures, tradition and land across the U.S. It did a number on our tribal communities and tried to pit our ancestors against each other.

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History of Native American Day

Did you know that the history of Native American Day dates back to 1912?

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