You Need to Think Before You Speak Another Thoughtless Term
The old adage “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me,” is wrong is so many ways. Your thoughtless terms CAN hurt people. #microaggression #nativeyouth #nativeamerican #prejudice #socialjustice
Did You Know Alcohol is Bad for Native Americans?
A high school student looks at the reasons why Native Americans should stay away from alcohol. It’s great advice whether you’re Native or not!
Why Students Become Troublemakers and Slackers (Even Good Ones)
Have you ever wondered why some kids don’t do well in school? A high-school student looks at why kids become troublemakers and slackers. #Nativeyouth #student #dropout
Native Americans in U.S. History Textbooks
It might be time to take a hard look at your history books to evaluate them for one-sided history-telling. Native Americans were civilized. #socialjustice #nativeamerican #history
Native Regalia is NOT a Costume!
Natives don’t wear costumes (and they don’t all dress alike). Three things you should think about Native Regalia before you ‘dress up like an Indian.’ #nativeyouth #nativeamerican #costume #poccahottie
What are the Struggles of a Native Youth from a Single-Parent Household?
Native Youth living in poverty don’t want a handout, they want a hand up. What can you do to reach out and provide a hand up in their struggles? #poverty #nativeyouth #singleparent
A Call to Action: Revealing the Truth about Native American History
If everything you think you know about Native Americans from from a history textbook, you might want to check your source. Textbooks don’t have the final answer. #nativeyouth #nativeamerican #history
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