Hoping for a Future without Poverty on the Reservation
As adults, we may look at poverty on the reservation as a hopeless problem. But what if we changed our attitude and empowered youth?
The Shocking Truth about being Young and Pregnant on the Reservation
Although 31 out of 1000 Native American teenagers will get pregnant this year, high schools on the reservation don’t provide teen parenting programs. #Navajonation #nativeyouth #nativeamerican #teenpregnancy
The Shocking Truth about the Pilgrim Story
If you’ve ever taken the time to read William Bradford’s account of the Pilgrim story, you might be shocked. It’s not at all the Thanksgiving tale we know. #ownvoices #ushistory #myth #thanksgiving
Urgent Advice About Dating at a Young Age
A high school senior advises kids to think before they start dating. Just because everyone else seems to be hooking up doesn’t mean you need to! #dating #highschool #middleschool #relationships #consequences #graduate
Japanese Poetry Meets Navajo Writer
A Navajo writer tries her hand at a Japanese poetry form, proving that we can all learn from each other and embrace our differences. #poetry #haiku #nativeyouth #navajo #ownvoices
The Cycle of Poverty and its effect on Native Youth
The cycle of poverty can’t be changed like settings on your washing machine. Three things we all need to understand about those who live in poverty. #poverty #resiliance #nativeamerican #nativeyouth
What Happens When Drugs Take Over Your Life?
Not everyone realizes what happens when drugs take over your life. Before you experiment with drugs, read this. Hopefully it will change your mind.
Announcing the Truth: Native Americans Weren’t Savages
The myth of the savage Native is just that: a myth. Native Americans weren’t savages (or at least any more savage than their colonizing counterparts). #civilization #preColumbian #savage #nativeamerican #myth
A Growth Mindset Might Not Be Enough for Native Youth
Having a growth mindset might not be enough for a Native youth to achieve his or her goals. Three other factors (ones you can help with) play a part. #pygmalioneffect #growthmindset #nativeyouth #education
Why do Native Youth Have to Drop Out of School?
Laundry and lunch money shouldn’t keep kids from an education. But that and other challenges often force Native youth to drop out of high school. #nativeyouth #graduation #poverty