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

Oglala Sioux fighter fired up for next matchup* by Brandon Ecoffey

PHOENIX –– It is fight week for Pine Ridge’s David “Bull Dawg” Michaud as he continues his run as a mixed martial artist under the banner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Despite the bright lights Michaud is more than ready to “walk in to the cage and get in a fist fight.” Continue reading