When will my flag pledge allegiance to me? I am the the the resident on the Standing Rock Reservation I am the black student that is told misconceptions about slavery I was […]
I am a Koyukon Athabascan from the small Alaskan Village of Rampart that is on the Yukon River. I went to the boarding school Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, Alaska. I am now a collegiate wrestler and psychology student at Menlo College in the Bay Area of California.
Alaskan Natives and Native Americans have never been worthy of equal treatment, instead being seeing as less than or inhuman. This dehumanizing treatment has been shown through the interactions Native people had […]
America was founded on the genocide of Native Americans that continues to this day through the form of a blood count. As an Indigenous infant enters this society, they are born into a fraction handed down by their parents. If both parents are from the same tribe, they remain whole. If the parents are from different tribes, they are mixed. If one parent is non-native, a child has lost a significant amount of their ‘authenticity’ as a tribal member. […]