From the Earth Woman by Nahaan

from the earth woman
i know as i watch our mother be prodded emptied, taken away for profit and greed,
the same things are happening to you
too many times to count
names spilling from paper records and recollected memories
onto the streets into drains and continue to grow the sea
whos keeping count? Continue reading

To My Daughter With Love by Rae Rose

Baby Girl, I never knew what it was to be loved as a child.  Because of that I was never sure if I would ever be able to give or be loved in the future.  I knew from as far back as I can remember that I wanted to have a child of my own.  Even though I wasn’t always sure I would or wanted to live to bear a child of my own. Continue reading

The Last Stand Mixtape Vol 1: Artists collaborate to empower Native Youth

The power of music.  The power of word.  The power to inspire, to empower, to uplift.  On the recently released ‘The Last Stand Mixtape Vol 1′, over twenty Native spoken word, R&B and hip hop artists have collaborated to bring a message of hope, empowerment and inspiration to Native youth. Continue reading