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.
It is considerably more popular today to share and have Native American ancestry than it was years ago, to feel connected to a group of people indigenous to a continent Americans now call their home.
A Conversation with Navajo Presidential Candidate, Trudie Jackson.
A review of Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s 2015 book “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”
Teachers, officials, and even professors are still apt to prolong myths and stereotypes about Native Americans, which in turn, contributes to the systematic erasure of indigenous people.
April Tinhorn’s storytelling has woven three traits together: indigenous traditions, interpersonal listening, and intuition.
Wayne Price, Tlingit master wood carver, will soon begin carving a healing totem for a women’s shelter in Juneau, AK. “I heal others through art,” he said.
Kaplan Bunce, Apache wood-worker, and a mural artist, was born and raised in Washington State. Since he moved to Kaua’i, Hawaii over a decade ago, Bunce has experienced a steady affinity with Hawaiian culture.
Language does not solely exist as a collection of words. For Native peoples, language is a foundational pillar of the culture itself.
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.
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.
This summer, Sovereign Power, along with the Spokane Indian Housing Authority, will begin building a community-scale solar project.