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Model Monday: We Catch Up with Afro-Native Model Kiara Nizhoni Jones

Diné (Navajo) and African American model Kiara Nizhoni Jones may seem the most modest (and sometimes quietest) person around; until you see her modeling portfolio. It's her...

“My ancestors have invested in me, so I want to be an investment to my Tribe”: Aaron Tommie Discovers his Seminole Heritage

My Native American identity journey is akin to an adult who meets their biological family after recently learning that person was adopted as an...

One Indian, Two Indian, Red Indian, Blue Indian by Andrina Wekontash Smith

Andrina Smith is a writer, performer, and teaching artist who splits her time between the East End and Brooklyn. Educating the youth has been...

“Being Black and Native to me speaks to our survivance”

Oki niitanikko- (Hello my name is) Evangelina Lopez. I am Niitsitapi (the original/real people- Blackfeet), specifically Amskapi Pikuni (Southern Piegan), Gros Ventre, and Assiniboine...

Autumn Rose Williams: Of Humility & Heritage

The last time I chatted with this year's reigning Miss Native American USA Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams (Shinnecock),...

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Model Monday: We Catch Up with Afro-Native Model Kiara Nizhoni Jones

Diné (Navajo) and African American model Kiara Nizhoni Jones may seem the most modest (and sometimes quietest) person around; until you see her modeling portfolio. It's her...

“Being Black and Native to me speaks to our survivance”

Oki niitanikko- (Hello my name is) Evangelina Lopez. I am Niitsitapi (the original/real people- Blackfeet), specifically Amskapi Pikuni (Southern Piegan), Gros Ventre, and Assiniboine...

One Indian, Two Indian, Red Indian, Blue Indian by Andrina Wekontash Smith

Andrina Smith is a writer, performer, and teaching artist who splits her time between the East End and Brooklyn. Educating the youth has been...

“My ancestors have invested in me, so I want to be an investment to my Tribe”: Aaron Tommie Discovers his Seminole Heritage

My Native American identity journey is akin to an adult who meets their biological family after recently learning that person was adopted as an...

Autumn Rose Williams: Of Humility & Heritage

The last time I chatted with this year's reigning Miss Native American USA Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams (Shinnecock),...