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.
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.
How a handful of Native athletes are creating a space for health and wellness during Gathering of Nations.
After having read Robert Miller’s book Reservation ‘Capitalism,’ Economic Development in Indian Country, I realized we as Native communities have some work to do around cultivating the importance of entrepreneurship in the larger guise of economic development.
Although there may be some argument with regards to the ability of any journalist in embedding themselves in a community and telling a story appropriately, the truth is, the authentic voice of Native peoples in telling their own stories is an exhibition of sovereignty in itself.
Taking a look at the Puyallup Tribe’s Dr. Danelle Reed and her focus on suicide prevention.