Tag: native american
Lessons Learned: Apache Street Artist Paints in Paradise
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Healing and Wellness with Herbs – The Story of Quw’utsun’ Made
Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth, founder of the Native-owned business Quw’utsun’ Made, was taught at a young age to engage in traditional practices.
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.
Symptoms of Eroding Treaty Responsibility to Indian Health Care
Providing Native Americans with even basic health care has been an ongoing struggle between the federal government and sovereign tribes since the treaty times.
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.
A STEM Conversation with a NASA JPL Mechanical Engineer
A STEM Conversation with a NASA JPL Mechanical Engineer. “I am an engineer, but I am indigenous first.”
Protecting Native Lands – Bears Ears
Examining the controversy surrounding the Bears Ears National Monument and Native lands.
Voices for Those Who Have Been Silenced: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Examining the issue of missing American Indian women throughout the United States.