A Poem: “I met you at Standing Rock”

In Gratitude of All Yalitza Gives us Within the Limitations of Roma

I know what it’s like to grow up indigenous in a country and culture that does not embrace my features or skin-color. Coming of age in Michoacán and California, I was called names like ‘indita,’ ‘charilla’ and ‘oaxaquita’ – diminutive slurs meant to infantilize and demean indigenous people. As an anthropologist conducting fieldwork in Mexico, […]

Setting Intentions and New Year’s Resolutions, While Indigenous

Reflecting on the many ways that we can better nourish our spirits and minds, heal our hearts, and strengthen ourselves and our families, these are more than just resolutions. These are also daily prayers.

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Building a Resilient Indigenous Future with Sustainable Energy

"Indigenous communities are determining our own futures, powered by the Sun, Wind, and Water."

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Decolonizing Wealth

A New Book on Healing Funding Relationships and Philanthropy to Native America

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Decolonizing Thanksgiving And Reviving Indigenous Relationships to Food

Consider the songs, the kinship, the lineal seed keepers, and ceremonies that guided Indigenous cosmologies, landscapes and people. Those sacred commitments left no person hungry or without medicine or without worth.

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Indigenous Women as Leaders will Turn the World “Right Side Up.”

While Native women are ready to make history this election, they will win only if their supporters vote.

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“Nothing can stop us”

North Dakota Indigenous people mobilize and fight for their right to vote

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Defend. Develop. Decolonize.

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. Through a holistic approach to infrastructure, funding, advocacy, consulting, and philanthropy we are fostering a world of justice and equity for all people and the planet.