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Reviving Dihiya (River Cane)

River cane is a plant that was once considered a vital cultural and survival resource for most Southeastern Native American tribes. Today, river cane, a species of bamboo, is nearing endangerment, which leaves the continuation of numerous cultural practices severely threatened.

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Keep the Culture Alive

Language does not solely exist as a collection of words. For Native peoples, language is a foundational pillar of the culture itself.

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Sovereignty and Sustainability Over the Land

For the Winnebago Tribe and its people, the pursuit of energy independence continues to take place on their rooftops, in their fields, and on every inch of their reservation where a solar panel can successfully operate.

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“Indian” Roles

Cinema’s ability to dictate and guide popular culture has without a doubt perpetuated an inaccurate depiction of what it looks like and what it truly means to be an American Indian living in today’s society.

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Health Motivation, Wellness, and Empowerment with Waylon Pahona

Founder of Healthy Active Natives (HAN), Waylon Pee Pahona’s own journey to authentic wellness has sparked change in Indian Country.

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Preparing American Indian students for Careers in Medicine

Empowerment through education is paving the way towards a transformation of health care in Indian Country and for Urban Native peoples across the nation.

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Advocating for Change for the 2018 Federal Food Policy

The main contributing factors surrounding nutritional deficiency within Native American communities consist of extreme poverty, lack of natural resource conservation, and insufficient health education.

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Protecting Native Lands – Bears Ears

Examining the controversy surrounding the Bears Ears National Monument and Native lands.