Category: NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN

Dana Lone Hill, An Inspiring Lakota Writer, Activist

Dana Lone Hill, Oyate WačhíŋyAŋpi is a dedicated Native woman, mother, writer and activist with a family history full of notable Lakota people on both sides of her parentage. Dana Lone Hill can rest assured that her place in her tribe, the Oglala Lakota, is undisputable. On her mother’s side, she is the granddaughter of […]

Matt Remle, Hunkpapa Lakota Human Rights Warrior

Matt Remle (Hunkpapa Lakota) – is a community organizer, educator, father and writer. His Lakota name is Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ (Charging Thunder), who was his many times Great Grandfather from the late 1700’s. Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ (Charging Thunder) was a Winter Count keeper for the Hunkpapa Lakota and was the Grandfather of Rain-in- the-Face, Red Thunder and […]

Winona LaDuke, Author, Activist, Honor the Earth

Winona LaDuke Honor The Earth White Earth Land Recovery Project. Video Interview Winona LaDuke is an internationally acclaimed Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) activist, environmentalist, economist, author and orator. A graduate of Harvard & Antioch with advanced degrees in rural economic development, Winona LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands & lifeways of Native communities.  Winona LaDuke is […]

Buffy Sainte-Marie, First Nations Cree Activist, Artist

Buffy Sainte-Marie is an Academy Award-winning First Nations Cree musician, composer, visual artist, educator and social activist. Sainte-Marie expressed in a 2008 interview at the National Museum of the American Indian that she had been blacklisted, along with Native Americans and other native people in the Red Power movements in the 1970s. “I found out […]

Georgette Palmer Smith, Native Learning Center

Georgette Palmer Smith, Executive Director, Native Learning Center Seminole Tribe of Florida Georgette (Kiowa) is making a real difference within native communities. The Native Learning Center (NLC) offers FREE courses and training to Native Americans and Indigenous people with an emphasis on the educational needs of tribal members and their communities.  “The most important thing to […]
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