Support of the private sector throughout Indian Country is conventionally viewed as secondary to that of the public sector, with encouragement of native entrepreneurism by many tribal governments faring even worse.
With the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world, American Indian communities in the United States have been hit especially hard due to the collateral effects of the illness upon their social, political, and economic outlets.
Authors Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah’s Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery, offers an essential examination of the historical journey of how the Doctrine of Discovery played, and continues to play, a crucial part in shaping the American psyche and the collective comprehension of its past as a country.
Focusing on the Shinnecock Indian Nation and their continuous battle with the governmental bodies and public inhabitants of Hamptons, New York, Conscience Point explores the dangerous clashes that occur when centuries of Indigenous philosophy conflicts with unrestrained greed, exploitation, and cultural disregard.
TeePee is a digital directory where every Native American tribe in the United States is available at your fingertips. You can easily access information on the currently federally recognized tribal communities, tribes, bands, nations, pueblos, rancherias, and Native villages located in the United States.
The topic of Indigenous business practices and principles is a subject far from that of the mainstream Western peripheral, and American Indian Business works to both acknowledge its place in the broader business spectrum as well as highlight its particularities.
When does such Westernized thought processes find themselves emerging within Native mindsets, particularly in the workplace? Also, does the detached nature of an individual further add to the colonized perception of their own community’s value?
A glimpse at the urban Native experience unearthed for the masses.
American Indian Republic had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Moore to discuss the process of writing her latest book titled Journalism, Politics, and the Dakota Access Pipeline: Standing Rock and the Framing of Injustice.
If it weren’t for a friendly Instagram message from Katie earlier this Summer I may not have known she was the face behind Salish Style, a successful Native and woman-owned apparel and accessory company seeking to revitalize underrepresented Coast Salish art through collaborations with Native and First Native artists.
As I continued to navigate this communal silence, I recognized my unquestionable duty to step forward as a queer Indigenous woman and make myself available as a resource to others.
My sister’s suffering and my family’s grief became my guides, but I find that MMIWG songs have served to light my path.
As indicated by Native Women Lead (the brilliant founders of the NWBS) and derived from 2017 American Express State of Women Owned Businesses Report, 1.4% of all businesses owned by women were comprised of American Indian/Alaskan Natives.