Indigenous Beats: Indigenize Your Newsfeed

photo: Bunky Echo Hawk After recently joining twitter, I’ve realized the power of a well curated social media newsfeed. As the #NoDAPL movement continues and Native nations defend themselves against the Trump administration, hearing from Indigenous peoples themselves is the best source of news. If you have yet to finish the Standing Rock Syllabus, check…

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Indigenous Beats: Women’s March

In the months leading up to the Women’s March on Washington, Native women leaders across the Nation came together to form a collective called “Indigenous Women Rise.” The name originates from a hashtag representing the resiliency of Indigenous women and notably used by women leading the No DAPL movement. The Indigenous Women Rise collective organized…

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Celebration and Resistance: Stories from Indigenous Peoples’ Day

by Katie McCleary feature photo courtesy of Alex Zhang Yale University Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Yale University received an unprecedented amount of local press not because Indigenous peoples spent two days radically resisting settler colonialism by celebrating each other and their ancestors’ resistance, but rather because of the controversy surrounding the circulation of racist imagery….

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