Category: AFRO NATIVE AMERICAN

YoNasDa Lonewolf, Mixed Black-Oglala Lakota Activist

YoNasDa Lonewolf  “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. Are […]

Aboriginal Warrior Activist of Nahaganset Heritage

  Neesu Wushuwunoag “Two Hawks” Aka Raymond L. Watson of Nahaganset heritage. Neesu Wushuwunoag is the great grandson of Chief George Watson of the Narragansett Indian Tribe (1981), 4th Great Grandsons of Chief Brister Michael of the Nahaganset Indian Tribe (1881) and also of direct lineage from the precolonial Chief Canonicus of the 1600s. He has roots […]

Penny Gamble-Williams, Spiritual Leader, Artist, Activist

Penny Gamble-Williams of Wampanoag and African heritage is an activist involved in Native land, freedom of religion and sacred site issues, Indigenous and environmental rights. She is a member of The Chappaquiddick Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation and was instrumental in re-constituting the Chappaquiddick people, monitoring repatriation issues with respect to the Chappaquiddick, reviving the […]

Afro Native American Performer, Powwow Dancer

Ausben Dwayne Jordan II “Spottedeagles” also known as his performance persona “King Aus,” descends from Ghanaian/Nigerian/ and Eastern Apache Linage. Known more for being a worldwide performer in his scene, he is also an avid speaker on African and Native rights, culture and Tradition. His career paths have taken him globally, but his heart always […]

Mahlikah Awe:ri, Black and First Nations Drumtalk Poetic Rapologist

Mahlikah Awe:ri Enml’ga’t Saqama’sgw (The Woman Who Walks In The Light) is a Haudenosaunee Mohawk/Mi’kmaw Afro-Indigenous drum talk poetic rapologist. Mahlikah can trace her lineage in Canada to Rose Fortune and the 1700’s in Annapolis, Royal, Nova Scotia. Her Grand Auntie was the late Daurene Lewis who was the first Black Woman Mayor in Canada […]

Alvon Griffin, Creator of Two Worlds Indigenous Radio

Alvon Griffin, originator and host of Two Worlds Indigenous Radio on WMNF 88.5FM (Tampa, FL) Every Sunday from 9pm to 11pm (EST) Live Stream WMNF 88.5FM Alvon also teaches youth anger management & conflict resolution skills thru drumming & acting/theater in the juvenile justice system & after care in Florida. He created a system, using […]

Shonda Buchanan: Who is Afraid of Black Indians?

Shonda Buchanan of Choctaw, Coharie, Cherokee & African Heritage is an Award-winning Poet and Fiction Writer. An educator for the last 20 years, Shonda was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan where she spent much of her adolescence curled up in libraries, bathtubs, and on her front porch, reading. Her book, Who’s Afraid of Black […]

Sheilah Dasher, Mixed Black-Navajo Woman Warrior

Sheilah Naajiibah Dasher is a young woman warrior with strength and fearlessness in her name. Sheilah Naajiibah Dasher is an experienced conference speaker, workshop facilitator and American Indian advocate. Naajiibah is a Navajo female warrior name, named for her great grandmother a herbalist medicine woman. Dasher wears her Native American heritage proudly. Dasher is of […]

Jihan Gearon, Mixed Black-Navajo (Diné) Advocate

Celebrating inspiring Jihan Gearon who is Diné (Navajo) and African American Jihan Gearon is the Executive Director of the Black Mesa Water Coalition and an aggressive advocate of Indigenous Peoples rights and environmental justice as well as an active organizer, speaker, and writer on these issues. Black Mesa Water Coalition is dedicated to preserving and protecting Mother Earth and […]
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