Student Advocates for Native Communities American University
A student organization of Native students and allies at American University in Washington, DC.
Student Advocates for Native Communities is a student run organization on the American University campus in Washington, DC.
Kyrie Irving wearing his Eagle Feather today on opening night of the NBA season, which he earned when he received his Lakota Name this summer on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. His late mother was Standing Rock Hunkpapa Lakota and was adopted away as a baby.
#NativeAthlete #SRST #NBA #Celtics
Hundreds of migrant children who have been separated from their parents could be put up for adoption, according to a new report by the Associated Press. As the Trump administration struggles to reunite families, loopholes in the adoption process have already allowed some foster parents in the United States to adopt migrant children placed their custody. Deported parents aren't even being notified of the adoption proceedings.
The cruelty and indifference of Trump and his enablers never ceases to horrify me. The Republican party's platform of "family values" is nothing more than a cruel hoax. For the sake of the values we hold dear – and basic decency – we must reject this depravity at the ballot box on November 6th
Whose History Matters? Students Can Name Columbus, But Most Have Never Heard of the Taíno People
Columbus’s treatment of the Taíno people meets the UN definition of genocide. But there has also been a curricular genocide — erasing the memory of the Taíno from our nation’s classrooms.. Early in my high school U.S. history classes, I would ask students about “that guy some people say di...
“I do not believe that our country, this great nation that our Tribal Citizens have fought and died for, wants to return to the dark days of taking sovereign Indian land away from indigenous peoples.
We are urgently petitioning the United States Congress and the federal courts to end this nightmare!”
~ Cedric Cromwell, Chairman
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Nation
A Cape Cod tribe is challenging the Trump administration’s decision not to affirm its 300-acre reservation granted by the Obama administration.
Shane Weeks of the Shinnecock Nation performs ceremonies for dead whales that wash up on the beaches of Long Island. As his ancestors had done for hundreds of years before, Shane carefully prepares all the tools he needs to conduct the ceremony.
Navajo Water Supply is More Horrific than Flint, But No One Cares Because they’re Native American – Your Daily News
Navajo Water Supply is More Horrific than Flint, But No One Cares Because they’re Native American Framio MichaelAugust 25, 2018September 4, 2018Nature Post navigation PreviousNext The news out of Flint, Michigan brought the issue of contaminated drinking water into sharp focus, as it was revealed ...
10-year old Apache boy writes children's book about his experience at Standing Rock | CBC News
In the late summer of 2016, eight-year old Aslan Tudor visited the Standing Rock Reservation with his mother and younger sister. With the help of his mom, he wrote a children's book about his experience.
The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Database
Indigenous women experience exponentially higher rates of violence, which often goes unaccounted for. The MMIW Database seeks to fill these gaps in data by logging cases of missing and murdered indigenous women, girls, and two spirit people. There are many lists and sources of information online, bu...
Non-Native Allies, please send letters of support!
A modest courthouse and a fledgling police force, a housing development for American Indian families and a school where students are taught exclusively in the tribe's ancestral language. These are the visible signs of an independent tribal nation that has grown on the famous vacation getaway of Cape...
Photos & Video: Bermuda Pow Wow Second Day - Bernews
The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community hosted the Bermuda Pow Wow — “a celebration of our ancestors” — on June 9 and 10 at the St. David’s County Cricket Club Grounds. Both days of the event began with the Grand Entry which is a sacred procession that officially opens the Pow Wow...
Anthony Siegler (Navajo) catching on with MLB scouts and will be in attendance at the MLB Draft on Monday.
#NativePreps #Navajo #MLBdraft
Natives of these lands roamed freely for thousands of years b4 borders were created are being criminalized, murdered, & abused for exercising human right to live in safer place & free of persecution.
Branded illegals, aliens, savages, animals. https://www.instagram.com/sananto2020/?hl=en
Native fashion recognized in Vogue 🙌🏽
Seriously we are crying! It’s a designers dream to be featured on @voguemagazine 💛 Special shoutout to @chrisjallaire for writing such a thoughtful and important piece. What an honor to be spotlighted alongside @j.okuma @ataumbimetals @evanducharmestudio and more indigenous designers who are paving the way for our communities 💛⚡️
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