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Fee Adams Lady Xplicit, Afro-Navajo Hip Hop Artist

Fee Adams Lady Xplicit, Afro-Navajo Hip Hop Artist

"Celebrating Afro Native Hip Hop artist 'Lady X'" by Sheilah Dasher. Working with her tribe Lady X of Navajo and African heritage has helped promote safe sex awareness through her music, a...

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Willie Stargell, Pro-Baseball Superstar (1940 – 2001)

Willie Stargell, Pro-Baseball Superstar (1940 – 2001)

Wilver Dornell "Willie" Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed "Pops" in the later years of his career was an American professional baseball player of African and Semi...

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Martha Redbone, Black Indian Singer and Activist

Martha Redbone, Black Indian Singer and Activist

Based on materials from the website of Martha Redbone, an American singer, songwriter, producer and activist of Shawnee, Choctaw and African heritage. Redbone's role as a leading voice in both soul ...

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Fee Adams Lady Xplicit, Afro-Navajo Hip Hop Artist

Fee Adams Lady Xplicit, Afro-Navajo Hip Hop Artist

"Celebrating Afro Native Hip Hop artist 'Lady X'" by Sheilah Dasher. Working with her tribe Lady X of Navajo and African heritage has helped promote safe sex awareness through her music, and youth reservation fundraising. Running a non-profit organization, Balance N Options, Lady X is dedicated to improving independent wealth and harvesting healthy lifestyles with a Native approach. She also uprooted her business I Am The Biz to her r...

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YoNasDa Lonewolf Hill, Mixed Black-Lakota Activist

YoNasDa Lonewolf Hill, Mixed Black-Lakota Activist

YoNasDa Lonewolf Hill "Queen YoNasDa" is an activist, hip hop artist and curator of African and Lakota heritage. YoNasDa, pronounced Yo-Naja-Ha, meaning “Precious Jewel”, is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. "No Nation Can Rise Higher Than Its Woman," is a saying that breathes truth for Queen YoNasDa as she epitomizes this energy. YoNasDa is committed to continuing the work of her mother Wauneta Lone Wolf-Cox (19...

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No More Hyper-Sexualization of Native Women!

No More Hyper-Sexualization of Native  Women!

"No More Pocahottie, No More Appropriating the Female Native American Indian Image" by Sonya Braxton, a Tuscarora Native of North Carolina.  Native American Indian women are 2.5 times more likely to be sexually assaulted in our land than women of any other racial minority group.Some have asked why all the spotlighting on Native American Indian women when it comes to violence and rape?

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Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame (1919 - 1972)

We honor an amazing  American professional baseball player who became the first Black American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Robinson broke the color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. Jackie Robinson's life legacy will be remembered as one of the most important in Baseball history. As the 1st major league team to play a Black man since the 1880s, the Dodgers ended racial segregatio...

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Be Aware. Native American Indian Suicide Epidemic

Be Aware. Native American Indian Suicide Epidemic

Suicide is a very big problem within Native American Indian communities, yet it’s something that is barely spoken about. Many Native families know someone who committed or attempted suicide. A discussion is critical at this point to understand and prevent why these suicides keep happening, and how we can prevent further suicides from happening in the future. This life and death issue that affects the heart of Indian Country hardly ever gets any p...

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Te Ata Fisher, Actress and Storyteller (1895 - 1995)

Te Ata Fisher, Actress and Storyteller (1895 - 1995)

Te Ata Thompson or Te Ata Fisher after her marriage, was a superb actress and member of the Chickasaw Nation known for telling American Indian stories. She performed as a representative of American Indians at state dinners before President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s. She was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1957, and named Oklahoma's first State Treasure in 1987. Te Ata Fisher's influence on the appreciation of Native traditions...

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Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn"

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn"

Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920), a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century l...

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Buffalo Child Long Lance, Black Indian (1890 - 1932)

Buffalo Child Long Lance, Black Indian (1890 - 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native Caucasian heritage that taught society, through his ruse, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born Sylv...

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Wounded Knee Creek Massacre, December 29,1890

Wounded Knee Creek Massacre, December 29,1890

Based on materials from "Massacre At Wounded Knee, 1890" by EyeWitness to History (1998) Remembering Honoring the Ancestors who were massacred December 29,1890 at Wounded Knee creek, South Dakota. On the morning, the Miniconjou, Lakota (...

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