Seattle Says to S. Dakota Governor, “Respect Tribal Sovereignty!”

Dear Gov Noem, We, the Seattle City Council and Seattle Mayor, write to you today in support of the Cheyenne River, Oglala, and Rosebud Sioux Nations as they exercise their sovereignty to help our country mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Continue reading

Nataanii Means World Premiere Release of “Warrior”

Hip hop artist Nataanii Means releases his world premiere video “Warrior”. Nataanii, who appeared on MTV’s widely popular Rebel Music, is part of a growing movement of Native hip hop artists using their rhymes to speak to the realities facing Native communities, as well as, be a voice to uplift and empower. Continue reading

Speaking Lakota: Where are you from? Nitúktetaƞhaƞ he?

LRInspire presents: learning to speak Lakota Where are you from? Nitúktetaƞhaƞ he?

When meeting someone for the first time one of the first questions always asked is, “Where are you from?” Non-Native peoples often interpret this as meaning where do you live, but the question is really asking about ones tribal affiliation. Continue reading