Manning: 10 More Things Teachers Should Never Do When Educating Native Youth

Written by at July 13, 2017

Manning: 10 More Things Teachers Should Never Do When Educating Native Youth

Teachers should never tell Native youth to “just get over it” or minimize indigenous genocide, writes Native educator Sarah Sunshine Manning.

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July 4 Weekend: Togetherness, Health and Cultural Resilience. That’s It

Written by at July 4, 2017

Indigenous celebrations on July 4 weekend have been rooted in over a century of history as a time to strengthen Native identities and communities.

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Native American Student Proves Traditional Chokecherry Pudding Is Medicine

Written by at June 12, 2017

Native American student links science and culture by proving hypothesis that traditional chokecherry pudding is medicine that inhibits uterine cancer cells.

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Bringing Science and Culture Together with Chokecherry Pudding

Written by at June 12, 2017

Native American student links science and culture by proving hypothesis that traditional chokecherry pudding is medicine that inhibits uterine cancer cells.

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Jesuits Return 525 Acres to Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Written by at May 19, 2017

The Jesuit-run St. Francis Mission returned more than 500 acres of land to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe as a step to righting the historical wrongs of the past.

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‘Art is Medicine’ For This Young Native Artist

Written by at May 18, 2017

Breanna Green, Anishinaabe, and Native artist is the recipient of the Dream Warriors Scholarship for young indigenous artists.

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Mother’s Day: Loving Our Mothers Without Conditions

Written by at May 14, 2017

To love and honor our mothers without questioning whether or not they are worthy—this is the charge before us on this Mother’s Day.

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The Realities of Lateral Violence Within Indian Country

Written by at March 30, 2017

But there is something especially tragic about the very real realities of lateral violence in tribal communities, considering Native American traditions of sharing and selflessness.

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The Strength of Indigenous Women: Making a Difference, Part I

Written by at March 11, 2017

Today, indigenous women of all ages continue to stand for great virtues, courage, & strength. After centuries of colonization, erasure, & devaluation. The post The Strength of Indigenous Women: Making a Difference, Part I appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Manning: Valentine’s Day for Native Americans — or ‘Indinz’

Written by at February 14, 2017

Some of us flex our decolonizing muscles, yet on Valentine’s Day, we wish for roses from our partner, or we wish for a new snag because we are lonely.

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Rapid City Mayor Explains ‘Sloppy Word Choice’ About Native Americans

Written by at February 1, 2017

Speaking to the topic of panhandling, Rapid City mayor walks back comments regarding Native Americans.

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Bone and Muscle in Woman’s Arm ‘Blown Away’ As Hundreds Injured on Backwater Bridge

Written by at November 22, 2016

Spokespeople for the Morton County Sheriff’s Department in North Dakota have defended its actions against water protectors on the night of Sunday November 20 by alleging acts of…

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Visits Standing Rock on #NoDAPL Day of Action

Written by at November 16, 2016

CANNONBALL, North Dakota—Environmental attorney and activist Robert F….

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A Turbulent Week on Front Lines at DAPL

Written by at October 30, 2016

The mass arrest of 127 water protectors on Saturday, October 22 led to the resulting Oceti Sakowin reclamation of 1851 and 1863 Fort Laramie Treaty land in the path of the Dakot…

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Manning: Desecration, Mace and Police Snipers With Rifles at DAPL Front Lines

Written by at October 27, 2016

Reported by Sarah Sunshine Manning on 10/27/16 at 1:10pm Central Daylight Time as it was happening from the side of Highway 1806 at the Treaty Camp erected in the path of bu

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Manning: Planning to Travel to Standing Rock? Now Is The Time

Written by at October 24, 2016

“Non-violent direct action has been vilified in the media, but it’s a major way that things have gotten done in this country,” said Marty Aranaydo, Mvskoke of Oakland, Californi…

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Manning: A Powerful Presence of Feathers, Sage, and Social Media

Written by at October 5, 2016

Last week, water protectors from the camps near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, engaged in peaceful non-violent direct action at three different Dakota Access Construction sites….

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Manning: Standing Rock Camp Undaunted, Committed, Peaceful

Written by at September 16, 2016

Despite the heightening tension between demonstrators in the camps at Standing Rock and Dakota Access L.L.C., water protectors in the camps remain undaunted, committed to prayer…

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‘Our Ancestors Are Here With Us’: Water Protectors Halt DAPL Construction, Arrests Made

Written by at September 15, 2016

Early Wednesday morning, September 14, three water protectors—two men and one woman—locked down onto Dakota Access machinery near Interstate 94 at a construction site west of Bi…

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North Dakota Governor Activates National Guard, Tribal Leaders Respond

Written by at September 8, 2016

HUNKPAPA TERRITORY—On Thursday, September 8, North Dakota Gov….

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Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline Halted Again By Non-Violent Direct Action

Written by at September 6, 2016

Water protectors from the camps in Standing Rock, North Dakota, launched planned non-violent direct action at the site of Dakota Access pipeline construction early Tuesday. …

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Manning: ‘And Then the Dogs Came’: Dakota Access Gets Violent, Destroys Graves, Sacred Sites

Written by at September 4, 2016

“This demolition is devastating. These grounds are the resting places of our ancestors. The ancient cairns and stone prayer rings cannot be replaced….

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Family of Late Two-Spirit Advocate Continues His Work

Written by at September 1, 2016

The family of the late Vernon Renville, Jr., a respected Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota two-spirit advocate, is carrying on his legacy of fighting for awareness and acceptance of the…

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Manning: In So Many Ways, We Have Already Won

Written by at August 24, 2016

Colonization tragically forced many indigenous people to forget and forsake our innate connection to Earth. But many of us today are beginning to remember….

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When It Comes to the Black Hills, Sacred Pipe Must Be Honored, Elder Says

Written by at August 10, 2016

On March 14, John Steele, president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, sent a letter to U.S….

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