Rock Your Moccasins 2017

It’s #RockYourMocs week! This is my third year participating in the annual Rock Your Moccasins during Native American/Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month.  #RockYourMocs is in its 7th Annual year. It was started in 2010 by Jessica “Jaylyn” Atsye, a member of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. #RockYourMocs was becoming internationally known as a moment for Indigenous […]

Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Indigenous Peoples’ Day (IPD) is an active replacement of ‘Columbus Day’. Personally, Indigenous People’s Day is about the recognition of the resilience of my people, my ancestors, and all of those who have ever been oppressed. IPD is the acknowledgment of our history, our heritage, and our contribution to a ‘global […]

LGBT2S Native Statistics

Recently, I stumbled upon a sheet from the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Policy Research Center on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Two Spirit (LGBT2S) and Gender Non-Conforming (GNC) Natives. The sheet highlights various statistics about the civil rights, economic opportunities, and the physical and mental health statuses of LGBT2S Natives. I wanted to share some […]