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While Indigenous

In precolonial Indigenous cultures, women occupied esteemed roles. Colonization changed a lot of that. Here, three Indigenous people from across the U.S. weigh in on the traditional roles of women in their respective Nations.

Indigenous organizers Yolonda Bluehorse, Jade Begay, and Nick Estes weigh in on the issue of “The Spunky Squaw” online boutique, which recently came on the radar of Indigenous social media users for its use of the dehumanizing “S-word.”

Indigenous Peoples Day proclamations are rapidly replacing Columbus Day across the U.S. In this episode, we talk to five Indigenous activists and organizers about their work and what Indigenous Peoples Day means to them.

In this episode we interview Nick Tilsen, founder of NDN Collective, about the organization.

For millennia our ancestors used stories to root us in our deepest power source and ground us in an awareness of our responsibilities to each other and all creation. On “While Indigenous”, a podcast devoted to building Indigenous power, we’ll talk about getting back to that place.

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We are unapologetically, unabashedly, NDN. United like never before, we rise together—arm in arm—to equip all Indigenous Peoples with the tools needed to become architects of our future.