Why do so many people in the US believe myths about Native people?
Negative words are powerful and can and do cause substantial irreparable damage. Changing the name of the team is a win-win for all.
Taté Walker asks people and institutions to stop profiting from stereotypes proven to harm and dehumanize Native people.
It’s something we’ve forgotten in hundreds of years of striving to achieve more, to produce more, to build bigger and better things.
Johnnie Jae debunks the idea it’s only white-guilt motivating the change of the Washington team name, and promises that Native folks like herself won’t give up.
For those who have been in the Grand Forks community for several years, Time-Out week and Wacipi proves to be a tired exercise in cultural sensitivity training, which is exceedingly frustrating when the ones you are making your case to have in theory, ‘committed themselves to cultural diversity.’
Next time you see a man tossing a ball to a dog, throwing a Frisbee or stroking a cat: watch carefully. There is magic in the interaction. Pure magic.
Joanna Schroeder explains the horrible and inevitable outcome of using Native images and names as mainstream team mascots, as displayed by an Alabama high school last weekend.
A new report by the National Congress of American Indians issues a new report detailing the ways in which Native citizens are harmed by racist sports team names and mascots.
Kile Ozier takes a two week trek into the wilderness, and learns how a tiny shift in the rudder of the mind can steer a new course.
Regardess of whether it’s a positive or negative stereotype, Shannon Ridgway asserts that generalizations about people based upon race or ethnicity are harmful.
The Seventies were a decade of smashing taboos in filmmaking: in dialogue, depictions of history, and the image of the leading man.
Although the Senate has already passed a bipartisan version of the Violence Against Women Act, House Republicans are planning to “strip its contents and put their language into that bill,” language that excludes protections for LGBT victims.
While everyone was so focused on the fiscal cliff, the Violence Against Women Act was allowed to die silently alone in a corner.
Michael Feeley on his story of growth.
This recovering workaholic shares the tips that helped her find a proper balance. — Hard work and disciplined habits are crucial to success. But have you crossed the line between hard work and gone over[Read More…]
Mike Berry is grateful for all the others who are helping him bring out the man inside his son.
Let us celebrate the uncommon valor of those who battled to make marriage equality the law of the land.
Despite a difficult divorce, this dad vowed to be in his kids lives no matter what. Here’s how he fulfilled that promise. — As I received the touching Fathers Day messages this weekend from my[Read More…]
Nate Bagley continues is beautiful podcast series about what makes true love with an interview with Wes and Tara who are truly gleeful about their marriage.
Wellness expert, Jason Gootman, explores the idea that how you do one thing is how you do everything, particularly as it relates to how we eat.
Adventure, life lessons, and amazing experiences happened to this man through his travels. Here’s what he learned. — Spiritual growth and living in the moment—this is what I thought road trips were all about, but[Read More…]
Married as a teen, this woman learned how to not give up on her dreams despite getting pregnant and dropping out of high school. — Twenty-two years ago, I was 17 and pregnant. I found an alternative[Read More…]
The Boys in the Burbs are celebrating Independence Day! They’ve invited the neighbors, who are a bit —different.
You can be the “lone wolf” but you may be missing this important component to a success. — Like most days, I grab the mail out of the box out front and flip through it[Read More…]
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