Trump’s War on Native America: Proposed 2019 Budget to Eliminate Tribal Programs

During the first week of his presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order calling for both the finishing of the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and green-lighting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, both of which had been strongly opposed by Tribal and 1st Nations. It was perhaps a signal from the Trump administration, and their policies to come, of a war on Native America that now includes a call for the elimination of numerous tribal programs. Continue reading

Stand and Protect part 2 by Rae Rose

Sitting down, surrounded by the council and the warriors, I began to tell them the premonition given to me in my dream. Our children stolen from us starved, beaten, raped only for a means to destroy their spirit. Evil teachings and drugs used to destroy our communities, disease, and desecration of our sacred ways. Continue reading

Native Boys with Long Hair by Georgina Badoni & Uti Hawkins

For Native Americans having long hair is culturally relevant and significant. The importance of having long hair differs from tribes and nations. Some tribes’ belief long hair gives them power and knowledge, others feel connected to the cosmos, and some grow it long to honor their ancestors and culture. Continue reading