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Things to Say to a Mom That Feels Like She’s Not Enough

  Motherhood is tough, which makes a lot of mamas think, “I’m not doing enough” or “I’m not a good mother”. Don't think you're the...

Catching Up with First Nations Chef Shane Chartrand

From dishwasher to award-winning chef, Shane Chartrand, of the Maskêkosak people (People of the Land of Medicines) from Enoch Cree Nation...

Eighth Generation Selects Artist for Upcoming Two Spirit Blanket

Eighth Generation is honored to introduce Ryan Young (Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa) as the artist for their upcoming “Two Spirit”...

“You’ll Miss the Hustle & Bustle”

Every year some families dread the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. Many don’t like the idea...

Stong Mother Raising Strong Warriors

The impact working mothers have on their children is phenomenal. Not only do they radiate empowerment and resiliency, but their confidence...

Love for Business & Family

Founded last year by Lawrence "L-Jay" Pearman and his family on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota, 6Hundred5 Below...

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Miss Alaska Alyssa London on Her Pageant Journey & Using Platform to Make a Difference

When I first talked with Alyssa London --the first Tlingit woman crowned Miss Alaska-- it's the day after the Miss USA competition. I tell...

Explore Indian Country: North Dakota

Explore Native North Dakota and step back into history this summer by traveling the trails, visiting centuries-old villages and celebrate at a powwow with...

A Lifelong Fight with Lyme Disease: A True Life Story of Living with the Disease

  In honor of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, we invited Native Max contributor and team member Rhonda Tree Mangan (Diné) to share her story of...

Indigenize Your Presents With Ledger Art Wrapping Paper by Native Artist Steven Paul Judd

Now you can "indigenize" your presents! Artist Steven Paul Judd (Kiowa/Choctaw), alongside other Oklahoma artists, created an exclusive wrapping paper design this holiday season. Judd's wrapping paper design...

Like A Wildflower: A Poem About Overcoming Sexual Violence

It is a story of my life in a poem. I felt a majority of our indigenous women could relate because of the alarming...