On this page, and elsewhere, much has been said regarding the importance of knowing our traditional and respective Native languages and understanding how languages defined the worldviews of our Nations. Much has also been said regarding the horrific ways in which settler societies worked to eliminate our languages, and way of life, from us. Continue reading
Learn numbers 1-10 in Lushootseed!
Lushootseed is a member of the Salish language family, whose approximately twenty surviving languages are spoken from northern Oregon to central British Columbia, and from the Pacific coast eastward into Montana and along the British Columbia-Alberta border. Continue reading
The Native American owned and operated coffee company, Hoka!, based on the Pine Ridge Reservation is looking to take their coffee on the road with a Mobile Coffee Shop! Continue reading
Finding accurate portrayals of Native people on any media format is often a difficult task to accomplish. In the world of sports where any deviation from the norm seems to be both a marketing opportunity and a chance to exploit, the Professional Golf Association has quietly employed two Native Americans as knowledgeable experts, unique personalities, and not as caricatures. Continue reading
Native filmmakers from Pine Ridge have recently launched a campaign to bring forth the voices of Native peoples by telling “our own stories, rich in our culture and heritage, and to produce and share them with the world” and seek to produce their first short film The People. Continue reading